Planning Department to Host Virtual Open Houses for All Eight Specific Plans

PASADENA, Calif.—In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to engage the community, the City of Pasadena Planning & Community Development Department will hold virtual open houses for its program Our Pasadena—Putting the Plan in Motion starting in July. Our Pasadena was launched in 2018 as a step towards the implementation of the City’s General Plan, which guides future growth and development for Pasadena. Since the launch of the program, a growing number of community members have engaged... continue reading »"Planning Department to Host Virtual Open Houses for All Eight Specific Plans"

Proposed Amendments to Cannabis Retail Regulations

PASADENA, Calif.—On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Planning Commission will consider amendments to the City’s existing cannabis business regulations to allow all six of the top-scoring applicants the opportunity to establish retail dispensaries at locations that comply with all state-mandated requirements while maintaining and preserving the buffers from sensitive uses as approved by Pasadena’s voters. “I have initiated a process for the Planning Commission and the City Council to consider a change to local law that would allow the six highest-rated... continue reading »"Proposed Amendments to Cannabis Retail Regulations"