Planned Development #39 - Affinity Project

The Project Applicant, The Arroyo Parkway, LLC, has submitted a Planned Development application requesting approval to rezone the Project site from CD-6 (Central District Specific Plan [CDSP], Arroyo Corridor/Fair Oaks subdistrict), to a Planned Development (PD) zone, and approval of a PD Plan. The Applicant is also requesting a zoning variance for historic resources related to building height. Specifically, to allow an increase in allowable building height to offset the reduction in developable area due to preserving two existing historic... continue reading »"Planned Development #39 - Affinity Project"

Conditional Use Permit #6863 (Viña Vieja Park Pickleball Courts Project)

The applicant, City of Pasadena Department of Public Works, has submitted a Conditional Use Permit application to allow the expansion of a ‘Park and Recreation Facility’ land use  (Viña Vieja Park) in order to facilitate the construction of pickleball courts in an undeveloped area (~2.5 acres) south of the existing ~7.5 acre park.  The Project proposes construction of 12 pickleball courts (two of which would be adaptive/wheelchair-accessible), an approximately 900 square-foot restroom and storage building, and a warm-up and practice... continue reading »"Conditional Use Permit #6863 (Viña Vieja Park Pickleball Courts Project)"

Conditional Use Permit #6577 (Annandale Canyon Open Space Trail Access Improvement Project)

The applicant, City of Pasadena Department of Public Works, has submitted a Conditional Use Permit application to allow the establishment of a ‘Park and Recreation Facility’ land use in order to facilitate pedestrian access to Annandale Canyon (‘Annandale Canyon Open Space Trail Access Improvement Project’).  The project includes a parking lot for six cars at the end of Wierfield Drive, a trailhead, a trail, and an observation point.  The parking lot would be paved with crushed aggregate, except for the... continue reading »"Conditional Use Permit #6577 (Annandale Canyon Open Space Trail Access Improvement Project)"

Central Park Apartments

The applicant, Architectural Resources Group, Inc., has submitted an application for Concept Design Review to allow the redevelopment of an existing surface parking lot with the construction of a new 6-story plus mezzanine, approximately 93,355 gross square-foot mixed-use development, with approximately 11,400 square feet of commercial/retail uses (including 4 work/live units) and 84 apartments over four levels of subterranean parking.  The Proposed Project would have a floor area ratio (FAR) of 2.89:1 and would provide a total of 195 (158... continue reading »"Central Park Apartments"

Planned Development #37

The applicant, Stanford Pasadena, LLC, has submitted a Planned Development application to allow the establishment of a Planned Development (PD) zoning district and a new PD Plan. The PD Plan would facilitate the development of a four- and five-story mixed-use project with 16,481 sq. ft. of commercial use and 263 for-rent residential units, 41 of which would be designated as affordable dwelling units; the project would utilize the density bonus provisions of the Zoning Code to increase the maximum density... continue reading »"Planned Development #37"

Arroyo Seco Canyon Project Areas 2 and 3

The Project is being proposed to repair and replace the City’s water infrastructure facilities in the Upper Arroyo Seco that were damaged by debris flows caused by storms following the 2009 Station Fire. Disrepair and damage to these structures has greatly reduced the City’s capacity to divert water from the Arroyo Seco and spread it for groundwater recharge and pumping credits. The proposed improvements would allow for increased utilization of the City’s pre-1914 surface water rights from the Arroyo Seco... continue reading »"Arroyo Seco Canyon Project Areas 2 and 3"

Holly Street Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project

The City of Pasadena, in coordination with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes to rehabilitate and seismically retrofit the existing two-lane Holly Street Bridge (No. 53C1041) over the Arroyo Seco channel, the Arroyo Seco Trail (a Class 1 multi-use trail), and North Arroyo Boulevard.  The seismic retrofit of Holly Street Bridge would occur on the Holly Street Bridge over the Arroyo Seco Flood Control Channel southeast of Linda Vista Avenue in the City of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California.... continue reading »"Holly Street Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project"

Berkshire Creek Area Improvements Project

The proposed Project site includes approximately 4.7 acres within the Oak Grove area of the City of Pasadena’s (City’s) approximate 1,300-acre Hahamongna Watershed Park (HWP). The Oak Grove area is situated in the southwestern portion of the Hahamongna Watershed Park Master Plan (Master Plan) area; and the Master Plan area is, in turn, an approximate 300-acre portion of the HWP that includes open space extending northward from Devil’s Gate Dam into the Arroyo Seco Canyon. The primary goal of the Project is... continue reading »"Berkshire Creek Area Improvements Project"

Urban Wildlife Management Plan

The City of Pasadena Public Health Department is proposing to adopt a plan providing guidance for City staff in addressing wildlife concerns within the City. The proposed Pasadena Urban Wildlife Management Plan (Plan) describes the following three-pronged strategy for managing wildlife within City boundaries: 1) public education designed around co-existence with wildlife; 2) enforcement of laws and regulations prohibiting the feeding of wildlife; and 3) ensuring public safety by implementing appropriate, tiered responses to coyotes and human interactions. The first... continue reading »"Urban Wildlife Management Plan"

Madison Apartments Project

The applicant has proposed the demolition of on-site structures and construction of an approximately 42,000 square-foot, 35-unit multi-family residential structure on a property located at 417 N. Madison Avenue between Maple Street and Villa Street. The project requires a Minor Variance to allow the proposed project to encroach into the front yard setback. The project provides 65 parking spaces in a one-level subterranean parking structure. The property is zoned RM-48-HL-36, Multi-Family Residential at 0-48 units/ acre, with a 36-foot Height... continue reading »"Madison Apartments Project"