Effective July 1, 2023, new citywide fee structure will go into effect. This includes a 2.29% fee on the total payment for all debit and credit card transactions.
“Per City Council’s direction at the March 7, 2023 City Council meeting, City staff will continue accepting Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) applications.”
We are pleased to announce that Certificate of Occupancy applications are now being processed exclusively through the HB ACA (Accela Citizen Access) portal. To initiate your application, kindly create an account on HB ACA. For detailed instructions, please refer to the following link here.
Link to Certificate of Occupancy
We will review your application and respond within 3-5 business days.
City Hall is now open for in person services! To get in line for Permit Center services, please click the Get in Line link below. *Note: Permit Center hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
The City of Huntington Beach’s new electronic permit processing system HB ACA (Accela Citizen Access) is now open for submittals! For fastest processing, electronic submittals are highly encouraged.
HB ACA provides 24/7 online services for citizens, including:
Please read all instructions for setting up an account and submitting applications online through HB ACA before submitting a new application. If you have any questions on the submittal process after reading the instructions link below, please contact us at [email protected].
*Please login to HB ACA from a full web browser since certain functionality is not available on a mobile device.
Please see Links below for Planning Division
Welcome to the City of Huntington Beach Planning Division. 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)
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