City Hall Scoop

South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

The Public Works Department, specifically the Parks Division, would like to take this opportunity to deliver great news. The triangular media located at Fair Oaks Avenue and Huntington Drive has been updated. The median turf was completely removed and replaced with aesthetically pleasing drought-tolerant landscaping with drip irrigation ensuring each plant receives water directly, and …

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The Public Works Engineering Department is fully operational and continues to serve the City of South Pasadena.  The department began working remotely in mid-March and has updated our workflows to issue permits electronically and perform electronic plan checking.  Since then, the Public Works Department has issued 51 permits electronically and completed 17 plan check reviews.  …

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The Public Works Department has reviewed requests to automate cross walks so that pedestrians are not required to touch the pedestrian push buttons.  Pedestrian push buttons at the traffic signals are required by ADA, they help visually impaired person to safely navigate thru the intersections. Removal of push buttons will put the traffic signals on …

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The Public Works Engineering Department is fully operational and continues to serve the City of South Pasadena.  The department began working remotely in mid-March and has updated our workflows to issue permits electronically and perform electronic plan checking.  Since then, the Public Works Department has issued 51 permits electronically and completed 17 plan check reviews.  …

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Oak Tree trimming season is from June 1 to September 30.  As Oak tree pruning season is approaching, the Public Works Department would like to take this opportunity to remind the residents and business owners of South Pasadena that the City has a permitting process to prune these protected trees.  Permits must be obtained for …

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The triangular median located at Fair Oaks Avenue and Huntington Drive is being updated. The city was able to work with Metropolitan Water District (MWD) and secure funding to address this median. The median will have tuff removed and replaced with aesthetically pleasing drought-tolerant landscaping with drip irrigation to ensure each plant receives water directly, …

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The Public Works Department is excited to announce that construction has begun for the Alpha Avenue and Camino Del Sol Street Improvement Project. Gentry Brothers, Inc. (GBI), who was awarded the contract, will replace aging water infrastructure and repave dilapidated roads to better serve our community. While GBI has already began water utility works for …

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Still stuck at home? How about showing your backyard some love? And your wallet, too! The City of South Pasadena offers several rebates to promote water conservation practices. You can receive a rebate for installing rotating sprinkler nozzles, converting your sprinkler system to drip irrigation, and for planting water efficient plants. Applications can be submitted …

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