Special Studies & Reports
  • Sign Ordinance Guide   
    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.
  • Long Beach 2030 - General Plan Update
    The Long Beach 2030 Plan is the process to update the General Plan, a comprehensive, long-term plan that creates a vision for the future of our great city.
  • Downtown Plan
    Long Beach is a waterfront metropolis with a feel for the past and anticipation for the future. We are a model of international living and distinguish ourselves through a unique vision: progressive, diverse, cultured. Fueled by a vibrant city center, Long Beach is a place where residents are proud to live, work, and play.
  • Midtown Specific Plan
    The Midtown Specific Plan is a new land use planning effort that will affect Long Beach Boulevard from Anaheim Street to Wardlow Road. The public was invited to provide input at a scoping meeting on March 25 at Veteran's Memorial Park. Click on the documents below for more information. 
  • SEASIP (Southeast Area Development & Improvement Plan)
    The City of Long Beach has begun a new effort to comprehensively review and update the project historically known as the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP), an area covering 1,500-acres of southeast Long Beach. Click here for more information and how you can get involved in the update process.

    For additional information, visit the public counter on the 4th Floor of City Hall, or call the Planning Bureau at (562) 570-6194.