Welcome to Long Beach



Set along the shores of Lake Michigan in a unique setting, Long Beach boasts its small town charm and access to the lake. Long Beach was originally established in the 1920's when it was predominately a summer getaway. With close proximity to Chicago, Michigan's Harbor Country and all that Indiana has to offer, Long Beach is a great community to raise a family, enjoy the seasons or just visit. Welcome.


CLERK-TREASURER HOURS: M-F, 8:30a-3p (Excluding Holidays)

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Chapter 150 Building Code Amendment
Ordinance Amending Chapter 150 of Town Code.pdf


RECYCLING DATES AND INFO.
Recycling service is managed and provided by LaPorte County Solid Waste. If they miss a pick-up, or for any recycling issues, please call them at 1-800-483-7700 to resolve the issue. 2018 LONG BEACH RECYCLING DATES.pdf


BEACH RULES:
Beach Rules - Updated 2018.pdf

NEWS


STOP 24 PROJECT UPDATE
As part of a long-term community improvement plan, demolition of the pump house structure was issued for public bid and an experienced and reputable contractor was selected. Demolition work was originally anticipated to begin before the end of 2017, but is now slated for early 2018. Meanwhile, the Town conducted Open House sessions, presented at multiple Town Council meetings, distributed email and other correspondence to solicit feedback on the construction for the new site. Plans have been submitted for a $100,000 matching grant, providing by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Grant which is funded by NOAA. The Town's preliminary plan was reviewed by the local grant committee and selected to move to the final review process. The final plan that was submitted can be found below, along with the other previous project materials.

Please send any questions regarding this project to Councilman Nick Meyer at meyernick@hotmail.com or call 219.313.0000 (cell).

Final Grant Submission for Stop 24 Improvement: Final Grant Submission for Stop 24 Improvement Project.pdf

Links to two previous conceptual plans can be found here:


Documents pertaining to the environmental assessment that was conducted at the site as well as the specifications for the demolition of the Pump House structure may be found here:


TOWN ENTRY SIGN
Earlier this year, the Long Beach Civic Association agreed to fund a new Town Entry Sign, which will be located along Karwick Rd., on the East Side, in front of the new Country Club Fence, just past the Hacienda entrance. Designer Stu Franzen came up with the original concept, which has been modified and Landmark Sign Group has been engaged as well. A draft design of the latest version can be found here: Long Beach Entry Sign 10-16-2017.pdf


LONG BEACH SEEKS PART-TIME BUILDING COMMISSIONER
The Town is seeking potential candidates for a part-time building commissioner position. Interested individuals can find more information in the following link: Long Beach Part Time Building Commissioner Job Posting.pdf


2018 BUDGET - TOWN OF LONG BEACH (ADOPTED)
2018 Budget - Town of Long Beach.pdf


Proposed Changes to Parking Ordinance
Proposed changes to the existing parking have been made. They will be discussed at future Town Council meetings. A current version can be found here:
Parking Chapter 72 rev 3 - 10.25.17.pdf
Parking Definitions rev 3 - 10.25.17.pdf


PROPOSED SHORELINE PROTECTION ORDINANCE
The Advisory Plan Commission is continuing to discuss the development of a shoreline protection ordinance. It is still in the draft stages among the Commission and input from engineering and legal subject matter experts is being reviewed. It is the intent of the Commission to publish a draft ordinance that will be made available to the public for comment and input prior to any public hearings.


PROPOSED SIGN ORDINANCE
Proposed changes to the existing sign ordinance have been made. They will be discussed at future APC meetings. A current version can be found here: SIGN ORDINANCE REVISION 3-8-2017 .pdf


Proposed Ordinance Revisions - Garbage Toters and Bins
All of us want Long Beach to look its best. The existing ordinance says that residents must not place their garbage/recycling bins curbside sooner than the evening before they're picked up, and they must pull them back by sundown of the day they're picked up. The visibility of garbage bins continues to be one of the top concerns raised by residents. A revised draft will be posted shortly.


If you have an idea for improvement or want to see something specific posted, email towncouncil@longbeachin.org


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