City of Long Beach Massage Establishment Municipal Code Amendment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Long Beach
Document Title
City of Long Beach Massage Establishment Municipal Code Amendment
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
allowing commercial land uses
Document Description
The project involves proposed amendments to the Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) to expand the procedural and operating requirements for massage establishments. Amendments to LBMC Title 5 include mandatory State certification for all massage practitioners. Police review of massage license applications, limited operating hours, and prohibition of adult materials, alcohol and controlled substances. Amendments to Title 21 include changing Massage Therapy definition to Massage Establishment and requiring an Administrative Use Permit for primary Massage establishments in commercial zoning districts. Additionally, special conditions for primary use Massage Establishments will be added to LBMC Chapter 21.52.

Contact Information

Craig Chalfant
Agency Name
City of Long Beach
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Planned Unit Development, zoning amend.
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation

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