Dear Business Owner, 

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, the Long Beach City Council voted to extend the Temporary Parklet and Sidewalk Dining program until June 30, 2022. Existing temporary permit holders can continue to operate their parklets and sidewalk dining until June 30, 2022.

In an effort to gauge the effectiveness of the existing Temporary Parklet Program, community outreach will begin this month.

The City of Long Beach is committed to providing a safe and successful program that works for all residents and businesses.
You're invited to share your thoughts on the Open Streets Program.
The survey will be available between
Wednesday, October 13 through Wednesday, November 3, 2021.
Temporary Parklet and Sidewalk Dining Permit Requirements 
We encourage temporary parklet and sidewalk dining permit holders to review the guidelines and requirements as listed in their temporary permit in order to remain in good standing with the City of Long Beach. 

If applicable, please update your ABC Temporary Catering Authorization, Updated Certificate of Insurance and Additional insured endorsement (CG 20 12 or CG 20 26 or equivalent) prior to the expiration date.

Permanent Parklets 
If your business is interested in maintaining your parklet or sidewalk dining beyond June 30, 2022, please note the following:  

  • Any temporary parklet holders interested in a permanent parklet will not be allowed to utilize the same equipment and must convert their existing temporary parklet into a permanent one. 

  • Any business owner interested in a permanent parklet or sidewalk dining shall refer to the City’s Permanent Parklet Permit requirements. Please review the permanent parklet guidelines and application: Parklet and Sidewalk Dining Handbook.

  • There are a number of additional requirements and limitations for permanent parklets that were not applicable to temporary parklets so please read through the guidelines.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Open Streets Program team at or call 562-570-6331. 

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The survey will be available between
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - Wednesday, November 3, 2021.
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