|A new Sign Ordinance was adopted by the City Council and went into effect on October 3, 2013. This new ordinance regulates all on-premise signs throughout the City. |
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|The City of Long Beach is pleased to provide residents, businesses, owners, design professionals, the construction industries, etc., with the 2014 Edition of the Long Beach Building Standards Code, which compiles all related municipal codes and administrative codes pertaining to the construction standards into one location. |
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The City of Long Beach is pleased to present the Adopted 2013 to 2021 Long Beach Housing Element. The document incorporates numerous changes made during the adoption process, which included meetings with the community, stakeholders, the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), and study sessions and hearings before the Planning Commission and City Council. The adopted Housing Element was sent to HCD on January 13, 2014 for final review and certification.
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|The City of Long Beach has begun a new effort to comprehensively review and update the project known as the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP), an area covering 1,500 acres of southeast Long Beach.|
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At the December 18, 2013, meeting of the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC), the CBSC approved changing the effective date of the recently published 2013 California Energy Code, Part 6, and the 2013 California Administrative Code, Chapter 10, Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations, from January 1, 2014, to July 1, 2014. The CBSC also addressed the necessary change in the effective date of affected energy provisions only in the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), Part 11, Title 24, California Code of Regulations.
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The City of Long Beach is pleased to present a Revised Public Review Draft 2013-2021 Long Beach Housing Element. The document, available on the City's website beginning on November 5, 2013, incorporates numerous changes to the original document made available on June 14, 2013 and to the more recent version made available on July 3, 2013. here for more information and to view the Revised Public Review Draft Housing Element.
Beginning on January 1, 2014, the City of Long Beach is required by State law to enforce the 2013 Edition of California Building Standards Codes (Title 24 of the California Codes of Regulations). All projects submitted before or on December 31, 2013 are permitted to comply with the 2010 Edition of the California Building Standards Code. Click here for more information.
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The Notice of Intent to adopt a Negative Declaration (ND) and the Draft ND for the proposed City of Long Beach 2013–2021 Housing Element are available for a 30-day review and comment period beginning on June 27, 2013. Please send written responses by 5:00 p.m., July 26, 2013, to Derek Burnham, Planning Administrator, email@example.com or 333 W. Ocean Blvd., 5th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90802. Click here to see the file.