Planning Services

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Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Planning Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone: (714) 536-5271
Fax: (714) 374-1648

planning counter

Services provided by the Planning Division are as follows:

Advance Planning:

  • Maintain the Comprehensive General Plan
  • Process General Plan Amendments
  • Process Zoning Map Amendments
  • Process Zoning Text Amendments
  • Review Affordable Housing Compliance
  • Participation in Transportation Planning
  • Prepare Specific Plans and Special Studies
    • Negative Declarations
    • Mitigated Negative Declarations
    • Environmental Impact Reports
    • NEPA Documentation
  • Floodplain Administration
  • Maintain Census/Demographics/Population Information
  • Process Local Coastal Program Amendments
  • Environmental Board Staffing
  • Design Review Board Staffing
  • Coordinate Zoning Map/General Plan Map maintenance and production
  • Zoning Counter Staffing

Current Planning:houses9

  • Coastal Development Permits
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Entitlement Plan Amendments
  • Preliminary Plan Reviews
  • Tentative Tract Maps
  • Variances (Including the Flood Plain Variance)
  • Annexation Requests
  • Administer Precise Plan of Street Alignments
  • Process Lot Line Adjustments 
  • Issue Sign Code Exceptions
  • Issue Temporary Use Permits 
  • Process Tentative Parcel Maps 
  • Issue Address Changes
  • CC&R Reviews
  • Process Certificate of Compliances
  • Process Final Maps
  • Issue Limited Sign Permits
  • Issue Temporary Sign Permits
  • Issue Temporary Sales/Event Permits
  • Issue Animal Permits

Zoning Counter

Public Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Noon to 1:00 p.m.
(714) 536-5271


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