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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

On July 21st at 3:00PM, the Planning Commission will receive a presentation by the City’s Housing Element consultant, PlaceWorks, on the ongoing sites analysis, an evaluation required by the State to demonstrate compliance with the City’s 6th cycle Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA).  Because current zoning cannot accommodate all 2,062 required housing units, the Planning …

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The City’s Building Division has started taking Virtual Counter appointments for Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-5:00pm.  Staff has missed the one-on-one customer service we were able to provide at the Public Counter, so we are happy to reintroduce the Counter virtually!  Applicants can sign up for a time-slot to talk directly with the City’s Plan Checker, …

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The Planning & Community Development Department is fully operational and testing the boundaries of new technologies to continue to serve South Pasadenans.  After implementing E-Plan submittal for online construction permits, the City’s Building Division team at Transtech turned their focus toward virtual building inspections.  Consistent with LA County Covid-19 guidelines, the City is currently conducting building inspections …

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