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"

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"