Community Development
Main: (714) 536-5241
Fax: (714) 374-1647
Walk-in Hours:
Monday–Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Closed 12:00 N to 1:00 pm daily)

Application Forms

Please note, if you intend to mail your application, please call the Planning and Zoning Counter at (714) 536-5271 (or your project planner, if assigned) for a cursory review of your application to ensure that no major items will be omitted.

General Application.  The General Application shall be submitted for the following types of entitlements: Coastal Development Permit, Conditional Use Permit, Design Review, Entitlement Plan Amendment, General Plan Amendment, Local Coastal Program Amendment, Planned Sign Program, Sign Code Exception, Temporary Use Permit, Variance, Zoning Map Amendment and Zoning Text Amendment. The application is available on-line for your convenience. It is strongly recommended that you visit the Public Zoning Counter if you are unfamiliar with the Entitlement Process.

Subdivision Application: The Subdivision Application should be submitted for Tentative Tract Maps, Tentative Parcel Maps or Lot Line Adjustments.

Lot Line Adjustment

Environmental Assessment Form

Landscape Plan Submittal Application

Public Notification Requirements

Code Requirements

Address Assignment/Change of Address

Temporary Sign Permits
Temporary Sales/Event Permits
Residential Animal Permits
Building Permit Application
Plan Check Submittal Checklist
Common Block Wall Agreement
Certificate of Occupancy Form
Plan Check - Commercial
Plan Check - Industrial
Plan Check - Residential
Plan Check - Downtown Specific Plan - District 2
Plan Check - Downtown Specific Plan - District 3
Residential Infill Guidelines
Waiver of Development Standards Requirements
Waiver of Development Standards Request Letter

Wireless Permit Application
Helpful Information to Huntington Beach Business Owners

Neighborhood Notification
Meeting Request


Did you know?

The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach!  You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach.  Learn more about this beach parking pass.

Electronic Plan Submission Portal

Click here for the Huntington Beach Plan Submission Portal

Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Planning Division
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5271
Fax: (714) 374-1648

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