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Community Development Public Counter Appointments

The Building & Planning Division public counters will be open starting Monday, June 22, 2020 for visits by appointment only.  Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a lunch closure between 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.

To begin scheduling your appointment, Click Here.     



Individuals visiting City Hall can expect to observe the following guidelines:

Appointment Information:

We ask for patience from customers while we are adjusting to this new process. We look forward to seeing you!


For electronic submittal of permits and plans, please see instructions below;

Residential Express Permit Instructions

For over the counter residential permits that do not require plans, please email your documents to

Residential permits that are eligible for express include;
  • Reroofs, Stucco, and Siding Replacement
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Alterations
  • Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels without floor plan or structural changes
In order to expedite permit issuance, please include the following documents in your email;


For permits that require plan submittal, please see Electronic Plan Submittal Instructions and Paper Submittal Process Below.


Paper Submittal Process

Please follow instructions below for Paper Submittal and Process Instructions;


To find out about the City’s response to the novel coronavirus, please visit the City’s dedicated website regarding COVID-19 for the most updated information:




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Did you know?

Did you know the Historic ResourcesĀ Board has organized a Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Huntington Beach? Pick up your walking tour brochure today on the 3rd floor of City Hall! Check out the Historic Huntington Beach webpage for more information!

Electronic Plan Submission Portal

Click here for the Huntington Beach Plan Submission Portal

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