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News ImageQueen Mary Land Development Community Workshop, July 9, 2016
Public invited to attend the Queen Mary Land Development Task Force Meeting on Saturday, July 9, 2016 and provide input on guiding principles for future development of the area surrounding the ship. Click here for details.

News ImageThere is still time to take the Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Survey!
Over the past few months, the City of Long Beach has conducted several meetings to gather feedback and insight to develop an informed Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) document that reflects public concerns and input. The public still has an opportunity to provide input by taking the AFH Survey, which will be accepted through late July!

We encourage all Long Beach residents to fill out the survey and share it with neighbors, friends and family. Links to the survey can be found below:

AFH Survey:
Hard copies can be dropped off or mailed to Alem Hagos, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., 3rd Floor, Long Beach, CA 90802.


Beginning on January 1, 2017, City of Long Beach is required by State law to enforce the 2016 Edition of California Building Standards Codes (a.k.a., Title 24 of the California Codes of Regulations). All projects submitted before or on December 31, 2016 are permitted to comply with the 2013 Edition of the California Building Standards Code. 

  • Click here for more information.

News ImageCity Launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Local Action Plan and Call to Action for Mentorship
On April 7, 2016, the City launched My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Local Action Plan, a significant endeavor to establish and implement new approaches to address the needs and priorities of youth and ensure that all young people, including boys and young men of color, have the opportunity to succeed. The MBK Local Action Plan includes a call to action for mentorship, as part of the City’s Safe Long Beach efforts. The call to action encourages Long Beach residents to commit to volunteer to be mentors through an established network of mentoring agencies. Click here for more information or to sign-up to become a mentor, or go to

News ImageDraft EIR for the Belmont Plaza Pool Revitalization Project Now Available

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Belmont Pool Revitalization Project is available for public review during the public comment period, April 13, 2016 through June 16, 2016. The City has prepared the Draft EIR to analyze environmental impacts associated with implementation of the proposed project; to discuss alternatives; and to propose mitigation measures for identified potentially significant impacts that will minimize, offset, or otherwise reduce or avoid those environmental impacts.

News ImageDraft Downtown and TOD Pedestrian Plan Now Available.
The Long Beach Downtown and Transit- Oriented Development (TOD) Pedestrian Master Plan provides a blueprint for achieving a multi-use vision – for streets that provide safe and direct connections to the Metro Blue Line – while at the same time reach their potential for enhanced community life, recreational opportunities, and ecological benefits. The Plan was funded by Metro’s Transit-Oriented Development Planning Grant Program.

  • Click here to see Downtown and TOD Pedestrian Master Plan.

News ImageThe Green TI Final Plan is now available.
The Green TI Plan is a conceptual plan to decommission the City-owned segment of the Terminal Island (TI) Freeway from Pacific Coast Highway north to Willow Street.  Made possible by a grant provided by Caltrans, the Green TI Plan will define the community's vision for replacing an underutilize freeway to mitigate pollution impacts and further address long-standing community health concerns.

News ImagePrepare Construction Sites for El Niño!
Weather experts predict that strong El Niño conditions will influence Southern California’s winter storm patterns.  Long Beach contractors and homeowners should be prepared for frequent and powerful storms from December 2015 through March 2016.  To help prevent potential flooding, please ensure that your construction site complies with best management practices to prevent materials from entering the City’s storm drains.

Click here for additional information on the City’s El Niño emergency preparedness.


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