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News ImageSolar Panels Permits
Effective October 5, 2015, as mandated by California State Assembly Bill 2188 (AB 2188) and Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) §18.77, local governments are required to implement an expedited and streamlined permitting process for small residential rooftop solar photovoltaic systems.
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News ImageLivable West Long Beach to be Presented to City Council on November 3, 2015
The draft Plan was reviewed by the Harbor Commission on July 27, 2015, and by the Planning Commission on August 20, 2015.  The Plan will be presented to the City Council on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

News ImageGreen TI Celebration - October 24, 2015
The public is invited to attend the fourth community workshop on the Green TI Transition Plan on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. on Hill Street near Hudson Park. Residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the Plan to transform the TI Freeway into an eco-friendly corridor with an associated greenbelt that better serves the community. This free event will feature interactive booths, activities, and demonstrations.

News ImageCommunity Invited to Planning Commission Study Session on the General Plan Land Use Element & Urban Design Element, October 1, 2015
The City is in the process of updating its General Plan, and the public is invited to attend a second Planning Commission Study Session and learn more about the City’s vision for future land use and urban design in Long Beach.  The Planning Commission Study Session will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd.  No formal action will be taken at this meeting.

News ImageCitywide Medical Marijuana Ordinance Draft Buffer Maps
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News ImageProposed Civic Center Project Planning Commission 8/20/2015 Study Session Presentation.

News ImageSaturday Hotline for Unpermitted Construction, (562) 570.0000

The City has implemented a new Saturday hotline to address concerns about potential unpermitted construction. The unpermitted construction hotline is open to the public each Saturday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Anonymous complaints regarding potential unpermitted construction may be reported by calling 562.570.0000. All reports will be investigated and will be subject to a site visit by a Code Enforcement Inspector. The Saturday hotline will be used to enhance the City's regular Code Enforcement services, which are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Anonymous referrals about possible unpermitted, unsafe, unhealthy, or unsightly conditions in homes and neighborhoods may also be reported after business hours at 562.570.CODE (2633) or


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