Online Permitting

Welcome to Long Beach Development Services Internet Permitting Request Service. This service is available to California Licensed Contractors with a pre-authorized PIN who frequently perform simple construction projects in Long Beach. To apply for the Internet Permitting Request service, please click here. If you have questions about whether or not your project qualifies, please call (562) 570-LBDS (5237) or email

Permit Applications:

  • Building Permit (window replacements, re-roofs, etc.) Online
  • Electrical Permit (electrical upgrades) Online
  • Mechanical Permit (for residential units only) Online
  • Plumbing Permit (water heater re-piping) Online

All inspection requests need to be made at least one (1) working day in advance by calling the Inspection Request Line at (562) 570-6105. (LBMC 18.07.030.A)

Permits issued shall expire 90 days after issuance if the work has not commenced and an inspection was not performed; or shall expire whenever the Building Official determines the work has been suspended, discontinued or abandoned for a continuous period of 90 days after work has commenced. (LBMC 18.04.060.A)