Development Services is responsible for the comments, conditions, processing, plan checking, permit and otherwise overseeing the entitlement and permitting of private development, utility installation and repair, harbor dock installation as well as external agency projects that involve the Public Works Department. This area of Engineering also provides the Department’s public counter services as well as retains and maintains the department’s infrastructure record drawings and related public and private project information.
Development Services is the liaison and coordinator between Public Works and other City Departments, as well as contractors, developers, private companies, and engineers, working on new development in the City.
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].