Updated "Safer at Home" Health Order-Retail Businesses Permitted to Reopen in Long Beach with Safety Restrictions

Business Hotline and Call Center
Phone: 562-570-4BIZ (4249)
Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Website: longbeach.gov/4BIZ
Dear Economic Development Partner,
Effective Friday, May 8, 2020, the City of Long Beach announced that it will allow retail businesses, with modified operations and proper sanitizing and physical distancing protocols in place, to reopen for curbside pickup and delivery services only. This comes one day after the City’s first reopening  announcement  and is being done in an effort to align with the reopening direction set forth by Governor Newsom. 
Non-essential retail businesses authorized to reopen include but are not limited to the following, per Governor Newsom’s direction:
  • Bookstores
  • Jewelry stores
  • Toy stores
  • Clothing stores
  • Shoe stores
  • Home and furnishing stores
  • Sporting goods stores
  • Antique stores
  • Music stores
  • Florists
Business Hotline and Call Center will be Open this Weekend!
Non-essential retailers are required to implement a  Retail Physical Distancing Protocol   prior to reopening. For more information and guidance, business owners are encouraged to contact the Economic Development Department Business Hotline and Call Center at 562-570-4BIZ (4249). The Business Hotline and Call Center is open on weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Please note that the Call Center will be open this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) from 8:00AM – 5:00PM to answer questions regarding the reopening of non-essential retail businesses. 

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