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City of Beverly Hills
FAQ - How long does a permit process typically take?
or Architectural Commission review is required. To make an appointment to consult with Planning
staff phone 310.285.1141 to make an appointment to consult with a Planner, or phone 310.285.1123 to speak with a Planner.
FAQ - Can I make a copy of building or architectural plans on file with the City?
will contact the professional(s) of records by certified mail. If after 30 days the professional does not respond or the certified mail is returned undeliverable, the City may allow the plans to be duplicated without the professional's
FAQ - Who can I call if I have a complaint about my landlord?
The Code Enforcement Division of the Building and Safety
is responsible for the enforcement of the Beverly Hills Municipal code provisions regulating residential multi-family rent stabilization relating to allowable rent increases
FAQ - What services does the Office of Human Services/HRC provide to the public?
such as homelessness, sexual assault, domestic violence, gay and lesbian resources, prevention of discrimination, etc. The Office/HRC interacts and works closely with City
and community organizations such as PATH, Anti-Defamation League, Maple Counseling
FAQ - Can I submit plans for architectural review concurrent with the Building and Safety plan check process?
You may, but it is not advisable to do so until the planning
has approved the project. Any conditions or denials by the
might result in the project being revised, causing you to resubmit for plan check again. Note that before
FAQ - A member of my family is disabled. What does he/she do during a fire?
Assure that you have a well-defined escape plan. Make sure that people who are confined to a wheelchair have immediate access to their wheelchair when an emergency occurs. Call the police
to make sure the person's special needs
FAQ - What should I do if I notice feral cats or stray dogs in my neighborhood?
The City has contracted with the City of Los Angeles Animal Services
(ASD) for animal care and control services, which has facilities to take in and care for strays and unwanted animals. Please call (888) 452-7381 to report strays
FAQ - How close to the property line can my addition be on a single-family residential property?
separation from any existing structure on the lot. Please consult with the Planning
staff to determine the zoning designation of the property.
FAQ - I own an R-4 lot; can you tell me how many units I can build my property?
staff for further exceptions and restrictions.
FAQ - How do I know if I have an account already set up or if I have forgotten my password?
If you have registered with the Recreation & Parks
in the past and provided an e-mail address, your e-mail address will be in our database. Please click here and enter your e-mail address. Your Client ID number and PIN will be e-mailed
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