OPEN STREETS
PROGRAM UPDATE
DECEMBER 2021
In anticipation of winter rains, please make sure that the area around your parklet is clean and free of any debris.

Please also make sure that any drainage channels are clear to allow any storm water to flow freely.
Dear Business Owner, 

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Long Beach City staff presented on the Open Streets Program with a focus on Belmont Shore.

If you have any questions regarding the approved recommendations, please contact us at goactivelb@longbeach.gov.

The City of Long Beach is committed to providing a safe and successful program that works for all residents and businesses. The Public Works Department has been refilling uncovered k-rails with water. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at goactivelb@longbeach.gov.


PERMIT & PARKLET REMINDERS
Temporary Parklet and Sidewalk Dining Permit Requirements 
As a temporary parklet and sidewalk dining permit holder, please review the guidelines and requirements as listed in your 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:  

  • Contact the City of Long Beach at PW-PrivateDevelopment@longbeach.gov by January 31, 2022. If your parklet is within the Coastal Zone and your business in interested in a permanent parklet, the City will organize a single effort to obtain Local Coastal Zone approval.

  • 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 goactivelb@longbeach.gov or call 562-570-6331. 
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