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Welcome to the Long Beach Community Development Department
The Department is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience for residents, property and business owners, builders, investors, and visitors alike. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is ready to provide guidance and walk you through our many streamlined processes to ensure the success of your project.
We look forward to working with you — and helping transform Long Beach into a model urban community where all developments and projects, from high-rise buildings to street-side tree plantings, are modern, innovative, and thoughtful.
How Do I . . .
Apply for a Building Permit?
Building Permits, Plan Check Status, Building Code and Fees
Schedule an Inspection?
Building Inspections, Inspection Status, Report a Construction Site Issue
Find Planning & Zoning Information?
Zoning Information, Land Use Entitlements, ADUs, SB 9, Historic Preservation
Access Housing Resources?
Affordable Rental Housing, Homebuyer Programs, Home Improvement
Improve My Neighborhood?
Neighborhood Leadership Program, Tree Plantings, Street Clean-Ups
Report a Code Violation?
Code Enforcement, PRHIP, Short-Term Rentals, Garage Resale Program
STAY INFORMED: LATEST NEWS
Public hearing notices for PRO Housing Grant Application
The purpose of the public hearing will be to receive public comments on the Pathways to
Removing Obstacles (PRO Housing) Application.
Pre-Approved Plans for ADU Projects Now Available!
Save time and money on your next ADU project with the City’s Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Unit Program.
Apply to Get Help with Your Roof Repair!
Eligible homeowners can receive up to $20,000 in grant funding for the rehabilitation or replacement of their home roof.
CALENDAR: COMMUNITY EVENTS & MEETINGS
Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Development Services Department has received community feedback and developed concepts for a vision and feasibility plan for the new LGBTQ+ Cultural District. Residents and local stakeholders are invited to attend an evening community workshop to learn more and give feedback on improvements that they would like to see along the corridor.