- City Officials
Opening a Business
Doing Business With The City
- LBCD Home
- About Us
- Building Permits
- Building & Safety Fee Schedule
- Construction Code Resources and Documents
- Deputy Inspector Program
- Online Permits
- Plan Review Status/Permit Status/Records
- Planning Fee Schedule
- Planning Permits
- Program for Building Projects
- Project Plan Review and Submittal Service
- Schedule Building Inspection
- Resources & Forms
- Programs & Projects
Housing & Neighborhood Services
Applications & Forms
The Permit Center will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for staff to participate in a year-end All-Hands Training.
As the needs of the diverse Long Beach population continue to grow and change, the Community Development Department is committed to partnering with the community to ensure that the Long Beach of tomorrow is the best that it can be. Our Planning Team looks forward to working with you on your next project and bringing your vision to fruition. The Planning and Zoning phone line — 562.570.6194 — is open during regular business hours Mon-Thurs but is closed on Friday. The Development Permit Center, located on the City Hall 2nd Floor, is open for service by appointment and on a limited walk-in basis.
HOW DO I . . .
APPLY FOR A PLANNING PERMIT?
Conditional Use Permit, Site Plan Review, Standards Variance
DETERMINE ZONING & PERMITTED USES?
Permitted Uses, Development and Design Standards, Zoning Districts
BUILD AN ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT?
ADU Regulations, SB 9, Garage Conversion Standards
MAKE CHANGES TO MY HISTORIC HOME?
Historic District Guidelines, Certificate of Appropriateness
ACCESS FORMS & APPLICATIONS?
Planning Permit, Fee Schedule, Sidewalk Dining, Historic Preservation
LEARN ABOUT PLANNING INITIATIVES?
Special Studies & Reports, Zone In, Housing Element, CAAP
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Before getting started on a project, talk with our Planning staff to find out what planning and environmental permits may be required. Call 562.570.6194 or visit the Development Permit Center located at City Hall, 411 W. Ocean Blvd., 2nd floor.
PROGRESS ON THE CURRENT HOUSING ELEMENT
|M:||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|T:||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|W:||9:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|TH:||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|F:||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
The Planning and Zoning phone line is open Monday through Thursday during regular business hours and closes daily for lunch from Noon to 1:00 p.m. The Permit Center is closed daily for lunch from Noon to 1:00 p.m.