The following are current public hearing notices, minutes and meeting agendas for the Planning & Community Development Department.
Arts & Culture Commission
The Commission shall advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the City’s arts and cultural program which shall: foster public and private partnerships for providing arts and cultural programs for the youth of Pasadena; promote access for the public to the highest quality arts opportunities possible; promote the work of artists and art groups and celebrate the City for its ethnic diversity, creativity, and its leadership in arts and culture.
Board of Zoning Appeals
The Board of Zoning Appeals has the authority to make decisions on appeal cases, any environmental determination, and decision from the Zoning Hearing Officer, the Zoning Administrator, the Film Liaison, the Planning Director, and the Environmental Administrator.
To hold hearings and rule on uncorrected violations of the Housing Code (as a final step to City prosecution), appeals regarding code violations, and on all proposed demolitions.
Advisory of the City Council on the establishment of design standards, criteria, concepts and policies for the implementation of public and private projects.
Environmental Advisory Commission
The Environmental Advisory Commission members advise the City Council and make policy recommendations in support of the goals and objectives of the City’s Environmental Charter and monitor and guide the Green City Action Plan.
The Hearing Officer is empowered to make decisions with regard to Use Permit, Variance and Subdivision applications and any environmental determination which may be necessary in the individual case.
Historic Preservation Commission
Advisory of the City Council on the promotion, protection and use of Pasadena cultural resources. It recommends the designation of landmarks and landmark districts, and prepares brochures and other material designed to promote public awareness.
Advisory to the City Council on the preparation and review of the General Plan, as well as the adoption or implementation of programs under the Plan, including the creation of districts and zones, modification to and administration of zoning regulations, review of the capital improvements program, and review of other programs and projects which affect city development.