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The Zoning Regulations (Title 21 of the Municipal Code), in conformance with the General Plan, regulates land use development within the City of Long Beach. Within each zoning district, the Zoning Regulations specifies the permitted and prohibited uses, as well as the development standards including setbacks, height, parking, and design standards, among others. The Zoning Maps page indicates Zoning Districts for parcels of land within the City.
Frequently Used Zoning Code Chapters
The Subdivision Regulations (Title 20 of the Municipal Code), contain the requirements related to the subdivision of land, including tract and parcel maps, lot mergers, lot line adjustments, and condominium conversions.
Specific Plan Districts
Some areas of the city are "zoned" as special districts, called Specific Plan Districts. A Specific Plan is a comprehensive planning and zoning document that is specifically enabled in state planning and zoning law. A Specific Plan provides a means to establish more specific land use regulations and design standards for properties and areas requiring special attention or treatment. A Specific Plan serves as a policy and regulatory document, with policy direction and project development concepts consistent with the General Plan.
Planned Development Districts
Some areas of the city are "zoned" as special districts, called Planned Development Districts. Planned Development Districts are more comprehensive than zoning and are intended to achieve a specific outcome in a geographic area.
Planned Development Districts Map
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