City Council Formalizes Marijuana Ballot Measure to Go to Voters in June

With the statewide legalization of marijuana, the Council approved a set of changes to our zoning code last year that formalized the City’s current ban on pot dispensaries, only allowing deliveries of medical marijuana from outside the City into Pasadena. However, in early December marijuana proponents attempted to secure signatures for a referendum that would essentially nullify the City’s land use ordinances, but failed. In an effort to head off further attempts at initiatives by marijuana dispensary proponents, the City... continue reading »"City Council Formalizes Marijuana Ballot Measure to Go to Voters in June"

April 9th City Council Study Session on Growth and Development

On April 9th the City Council participated in a study session on Growth and Development in Pasadena, contemplating current Zoning Codes and Density, and how they are being impacted by Affordable Housing Concessions. The Council felt that immediate action is necessary to protect the city from overly dense developments, and has asked the City Manager to go to the Planning Commission on April 25th to explore caps and other alternatives that can be implemented before the Specific Plans are complete. Council Study Session... continue reading »"April 9th City Council Study Session on Growth and Development"