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"

City of Pasadena Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility (TOMF)

The proposed project would involve the demolition of existing 3,623 square-foot one-story commercial building on the project site and construction of an approximately 25,920-square-foot, three-story bus maintenance and operations facility and a 59,980-square-foot three-level parking structure for public transit bus/van and employee parking, for a total of 85,900 gross square feet.  The bus maintenance and operations facility will be approximately 45 feet high. A Conditional Use Permit is required for the establishment of a Public Maintenance and Service Facility within... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility (TOMF)"

3200 East Foothill Boulevard Project

The proposed project involves the demolition of the 29 existing buildings structures on the project site and construction of eight buildings in addition to subterranean and above-ground parking structures. The project includes 9,800 SF of retail space within the buildings along Foothill Boulevard and 550 apartment units (481 market rate units, 23 moderate-income units and 46 low-income units). The proposed dwelling unit mix includes 165 studio units, 165 one-bedroom units, 191 two-bedroom and 29 3-bedroom units. The project site is... continue reading »"3200 East Foothill Boulevard Project"

Climate Action Plan

The Pasadena Climate Action Plan (CAP) is a long-range qualified greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction plan that provides a strategy to reduce GHG emissions from community-wide activities and municipal operations in Pasadena to support the State’s efforts under EO S-3-05, AB 32, and SB 32. The CAP builds on the goals and policies of the General Plan and complements the State’s objectives to address climate change. Specifically, the CAP identifies climate action measures and implementation actions to reduce GHG emissions to... continue reading »"Climate Action Plan"

ArtCenter College of Design Master Plan

The ArtCenter College of Design (ArtCenter) proposes a 15-year Master Plan (the Project) that focuses growth on its South Campus, while providing for infrastructure improvements and building renovations on its Hillside Campus. The Project would be implemented in two phases, with Phase I occurring in the first five years of the Master Plan and Phase II occurring in the final ten years. It is anticipated that upon completion of the Project, total enrollment within ArtCenter would increase from its current... continue reading »"ArtCenter College of Design Master Plan"

Zoning Code Amendments for Emergency Shelters Limited

The proposed Zoning Code Amendments will extend the Zoning Credit Parking program (currently in use in Old Pasadena only) to other areas of the Central District, in particular the South Lake and the Playhouse District commercial areas. This program will allow for the intensification of uses on the ground floor of existing commercial buildings. Primarily it will allow for the establishment of a new restaurant by allowing the porpoerty owner to purchase zoning credit parking spaces as a means to... continue reading »"Zoning Code Amendments for Emergency Shelters Limited"

YWCA/Kimpton Hotel Project

The proposed project involves the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the existing 48,260-square-foot YWCA building located at 78 N. Marengo Avenue and the addition of an 87,342-square-foot, six-story building on the project site, which together would become a 127,912-square-foot, approximately 179-room, Kimpton Hotel. The new hotel would consist of approximately 179 guestrooms and suites, approximately 1,989 square feet of meeting facilities, approximately 5,630 square feet of ballroom space, approximately 1,197 square feet of hospitality parlors, and an approximately 2,350 square-foot,... continue reading »"YWCA/Kimpton Hotel Project"

Villa Esperanza Master Plan

The proposed project is a Master Plan to upgrade and expand existing facilities at Villa Esperanza, which is located at 2116 East Villa Street on the south side of East Villa Street between Oak and Craig Avenues, approximately 200 feet north of Interstate 210. The proposed Master Plan is a 15-year, three-phase framework for Villa Esperanza that includes: allowing an increase in enrollment from 85 to 120 students; demolition of 12 of the existing 13 structures on the site, which... continue reading »"Villa Esperanza Master Plan"

Single Use Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

The proposed amendment to the PMC will prohibit the distribution of single-use plastic carryout bags and establish a charge for the specified single-use paper carryout bags at drug stores, pharmacies, supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience food stores, food marts, liquor stores, farmer markets, City sponsored events, events at City facilities, and any event held on City property. The intent of the amendment is to reduce consumer use of single-use carryout bags and accelerate a shift towards reusable bags by banning plastic... continue reading »"Single Use Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance"

Shriners Medical Offices

The applicant, Shriners Hospitals for Children, proposes to redevelop the property at 909-915 South Fair Oaks Avenue, bounded by S. Fair Oaks Avenue on the east, Alessandro Place on the north, Hurlbut Street on the south, with existing medical offices and multi-family residences to the west. The project consists of demolishing the two existing commercial buildings on the site and constructing a three-story medical office building that would be 74,800 square feet in size and constructed over 2.5 levels of... continue reading »"Shriners Medical Offices"