Restaurant Express Permits

The City of Beverly Hills has created a Restaurant Express Permit Program which was directed by the City Council and developed under the guidance of Mayor Brucker’s Task Force on Government Efficiency, chaired by Vice Mayor Brien and co-chaired by Planning Commissioner, Noah Furie. The Restaurant Express Permit Program became effective on Friday, December 16, 2011 and provides that most restaurant applications filed with the city will be processed within 70 days. City staff has dedicated a team to review the Restaurant Express Permit Program applications in an effort to expedite restaurants permit approvals.

Please contact our Dedicated Team's primary contact Erik for more information.

Erik Keshishian, Plan Review Supervisor (310) 285–1164

Email our Dedicated Team


How do I begin?

Anyone interested in participating in the Restaurant Express Permit Program is ask to set up an appointment to meet with the City Restaurant Development Team prior to submitting an application with the Community Development Department at (310) 285-1141.

The Restaurant Development Review Process

A streamlined process was created to expedite the review and approvals of restaurant developments.  This new process relies on the customer’s ability to provide information and present complete documentation to ensure the City review can be expedited.





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