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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RE-CYCLING DATES
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. 2016 Recycling Dates.pdf


RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CUMULATIVE CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT TAX RATE
CCD-2017 INCREASE.pdf
+++++CCD-2017 PROPERTY TAX EXAMPLE.pdf
+++++CCD-2017 SAMPLE TAX BILL.PDF

BEACH RULES:
BEACH RULES.pdf

NEWS


2016 Summer Camp Registration
Long Beach Summer Camp will be held at the Long Beach Community Center starting June 20 and finishing August 5, Mon-Fri, 9-11:30 a.m. CST. Children ages 3-11 can participate in summer camp for the entire program or on a weekly basis. Both residents and non-residents are welcome. Applications are below:

Town of Long Beach Camp Application 2016.pdf
Tennis Camp Applicaiton 2016.pdf

For more information call 219-873-3773 or email longbeachsummercamp@gmail.com.


Groundwater Contamination Issue Update: June 8
On Wednesday, June 8 at 6 p.m. CST in the Long Beach Community Center Gym, a special meeting of the Town Council was held to share with the community the latest updates regarding the monitoring of the molybdenum contamination of ground water spreading north from the Criterion Catalyst plant through the far western end of Long Beach and Beachwalk. Representatives of Cytec (the company that owns the property surrounding the plant and responsible for the monitoring), Jerry O'Callaghan from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and Michael Kuss from the Michigan City Sanitary District were present.


SHORT TERM HOUSE RENTALS ARE PROHIBITED
As a reminder, house rentals in Long Beach for less than 30 days is prohibited by ordinance . Fines and penalties will, and have been, assessed.


2016 Comprehensive Plan Update
Thanks to everyone who was participated in the March and April public meetings, and to the more than 450 people who returned the survey. McKenna and Associates (www.mcka.com) provided the initial survey findings for the June 20 Advisory Plan Commission meeting at 7 p.m. CST (Town Hall). Those results have been posted in the Comprehensive Plan section of this site. A July meeting will be announced where McKenna will present this information to the Town. Again, we encourage continued public participation.


Firework Usage
Consumer fireworks are only allowed to be discharged on private property. No fireworks in any of the Town’s parks or on the beach. They may only be used from 5 p.m. and two hours after sunset on June 29, June 30, July 1, July 2, July 3, July 5, July 6, July 7, July 8 and July 9; between 10 a.m. and midnight on July 4; and between 10 a.m. on December 31 and 1 a.m. on January 1. There is a $100 fine for each offense. Please be respectful to neighbors and be safe!


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