Community Development

Planning, Building & Zoning

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Answers to Your Questions

We have answers to your questions about how the Community Development Department is operating during the City Hall closure. Click for more information.

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Building Inspections

We are conducting building inspections while City Hall is closed, but with a few changes to execercise social distancing. Click for more information.

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Property Information

Click to find out public information about any property in Laguna Beach. Search by owner's name, property address, or parcel number.

During the coronavirus Stay-at-Home Order the City will continue offering limited services while City Hall is closed. Please see this link for more information. 

Contractors, Architects, and Builders: Read this letter from Community Development Director Marc Weiner.

We are prioritizing projects that are already in process and applications for critical building repairs.  We will still accept applications for new work, but given the current constraints these will receive lower priority. Please be patient with us as we establish this new way of doing business.

Phone Numbers

General Questions
(949) 497-0712

Planning Questions
(949) 497-0713

Zoning Questions
(949) 497-0714

Building Questions
(949) 497-0715

Code Enforcement Questions
(949) 497-0301


The Community Development Planning and Permit Services Counter is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Staff Continue to Work Regular Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Alternate Fridays 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed alternate Fridays
Click for a printable calendar of the days City Hall is closed

General Questions
(949) 497-0712