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As the needs of the diverse Long Beach population continue to grow and change, the Development Services 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?
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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.
First, we will need to determine the type of permit that is needed for your project. For more information on the different type of permits offered, click on one of the links below:
PROGRESS ON THE CURRENT HOUSING ELEMENT
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The Planning and Zoning phone line is open during regular business hours except on Fridays.
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411 West Ocean Blvd., 3rd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802