Development Services

Cultural Heritage Commission

The Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC) reviews the design of all proposed changes to designated properties in historic districts as well as historic landmarks. The CHC also identifies buildings and neighborhoods with architectural and historical value and recommends designation as City landmarks to the Mayor, City Council, and Planning Commission. View the Long Beach Municipal Code 2.63, which establishes the Cultural Heritage Commission and provides details on its duties and purposes.

Cultural Heritage Commission Meetings

The Cultural Heritage Commission Meeting meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Long Beach City Hall Civic Chambers (411 W. Ocean Blvd.)

Pursuant to the State of California's latest Executive Order AB-361, the Cultural Heritage Commission meetings will also be held via teleconference. Members of the public who have joined by web or by phone will have the opportunity to offer verbal public comment during the meeting.

To participate in these meetings virtually or by phone, please use the following options:

Join online
Join by phone: 213.338.8477
Meeting ID: 954 4193 2207