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Community Development
1315 Valley Dr, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

The Community Development Department is comprised of the Planning Division and the Building Safety Divisions.


The Planning Division updates the city's general plan and local zoning codes, while the latter conducts building inspections to ensure building codes are satisfied.

Both work together as a liaison to the Planning Commission.

The department also encompasses the city's code enforcement officer.

Building inspections are conducted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. during regular businesses hours and must be requested 24 hours in advance via the inspection request line.

The Community Development Director is Ken Robertson and he can be reached at (310) 318-0235.

Planning Division: (310) 318-0242.

Building Division: (310) 318-0235.

Inspection Requests: (310) 318-0218.

Code Enforcement: (310) 318-0243.

City Manager
1315 Valley Dr, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

The City Manager of Hermosa Beach is Steve Burrell, a position he has held since January of 1994. It is a full-timeMore position that is appointed by the city council.

Duties include the enforcement of all ordinances and laws of the city, exercise authority over city employees, to appoint or remove all employees and officers of the city (excluding the city clerk, city treasurer and city attorney), to keep the city council informed on fiscal conditions, to attend city council meetings, to present the proposed annual budget to the city council, to purchase supplies for the divisions and departments of the city, to investigate all concerns and complaints made of the city's administration and to supervise all public property that is owned by the city.

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