Community Development Public Counter Appointments
The Building & Planning Division public counters will be open starting Monday, June 22, 2020 for visits by appointment only. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a lunch closure between 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.
To begin scheduling your appointment, Click here.
Individuals visiting City Hall can expect to observe the following guidelines:
We ask for patience from customers while we are adjusting to this new process. We look forward to seeing you!
Please see Links below for Planning Division
Electronic Plans and Document Submittal
We are pleased to announce that effective April 2, 2020, the City of Huntington Beach offers Electronic Plan Submittals. Electronic Plan Submittals allow applicants to submit plans and documents electronically as an alternative to submitting paper documents. Documents such as application forms, drawings, exhibits, and various reports can now be submitted electronically.
For eProcess Portal, click here.
FEMA Flood Zone Search by Address
Parcel Maps (lot dimensions) (County of Orange GIS)
City Zoning Map
Residential Development Standards (Height, setbacks, etc)
Permitted Uses: Commercial Zones
Permitted Uses: Industrial Zones
Parking Requirements: All Zones
Sign Requirements: All Zones
Fence Requirements: All Zones
Beach-Edinger Corridor Specific Plan (SP14)
Downtown Specific Plan (SP5)
Bella Terra Specific Plan (SP13)
Planning Fee Schedule
Huntington Beach City Hall, 2000 Main Street 3rd Floor
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Public Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed noon to 1:00 p.m.
Welcome to the City of Huntington Beach Community Development Department. Our objective is to provide responsive, knowledgeable and helpful planning services to the community. Please refer to the links below for specific topic related information.
Environmental Reports (EIR's, MNDs and Initial Studies)
Request to receive any Commission Agendas and/or Newsletters by e-mail. Please note in the subject line which Commission Agendas and/or newsletters you wish to receive.
"The City of Huntington Beach provides sustainable quality services to maintain and enhance our safe and vibrant community."
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for the Community Development Department website, please e-mail the webmaster.