City Hall continues to be closed to the public until further notice. You may wish to contact the Community Development Department via email at [email protected], the MyHB app on your mobile device, the City website, or our online submittal system HB ACA.
The City of Huntington Beach’s new electronic permit processing system HB ACA (Accela Citizen Access) is now open for submittals!
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
To apply for a Certificate of Occupancy,
please email your completed application to:
Link to Certificate of Occupancy
We will review your application and respond within 3-5 business days.
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)
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"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.
Since its inception in 2016, the Homeless Task Force has had more than 1,600 occasions to assist individuals with housing referrals, mental and physical health referrals, bus passes, DMV forms, gas cards, food, mailing addresses, and family reunifications