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Upcomming Special Planning Commission Meeting - July 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, the upcoming Special and Regular meetings of the Planning Commission will be conducted remotely by video conference.  To ensure the health and safety of the public and minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Council Chambers will not be open for the meetings.  All meetings will be broadcast live on the local cable channel and on the City's website, and a recording of the meetings will be available within 48 hours of meeting adjournment at the following links:

The agenda packet and staff’s presentation will be posted on the City’s website as early as 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the meeting or as late as 72 hours prior to the meeting.  If the applicant wishes to provide a presentation to the Commission, the applicant’s presentation will be available for review on the City’s website 48 hours before the meeting. 

The City of South Pasadena strongly encourages your participation. You may email comments or questions to by 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting.  Please provide: 1) your name and address; and 2) agenda item for the comments/questions.  All comments/questions received by the deadline will be distributed to the Commission for consideration and will also be posted on the City’s website prior to the meeting.

 Meeting.Date  Agenda  Min. & Recordings  Agenda Pkt.  Additional Docs.  Notices
 July 21, 2020 July 21, 2020     July 21, 2020 Agenda Packet

Item No. 1 - Housing Sites Analysis

UPDATED: PowerPoint Presentation

Additional Document - Public Comments

Audio Recorded Public Comments

 2021 Housing Element Update
 July 14, 2020 July 14, 2020 Agenda    July 14, 2020 Agenda Packet 

Item No. 1 - General Plan & Downtown Specific Plan - Presentation

Item No. 2 - Moffat  - Staff Presentation

Item No. 2 - Moffat - Applicant Presentation

Item No. 2 - Memo  Moffat Street Extension additional comments 

Item No. 3 -Zoning Code Amendment Presentation

Item No. 3 - Memo Zoning Code Amend. proposed changes

 ZCA - Streamline Planning Approval Process
 May 12, 2020  
May 12, 2020 Agenda  
May 12, 2020 Agenda Packet
 Item No. 1 - GP/SP Update - Presentation
Item No. 3 - 713 Flores de Oro - Staff's Presentation

*713 Flores de Oro Memo - Revisions to the Staff Report


PC Mtg. Moffat St. Comments recd. after deadline,06-09


 Purpose & Terms of the Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is advisory to the City Council on matters pertaining to subdivisions, zoning, parks and boulevards, beautification of the city and in general such other subjects that have to do with the orderly and consistent physical development of the city. Qualifications for serving on the commission consist of being a resident elector (registered voter) of the city. Members are appointed to a three-year term, with a maximum length of service of two full consecutive terms, plus one partial term (if applicable).

Meeting Information
Meeting are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Typically the regular meetings of November and December are rescheduled into one "special meeting."

Amedee O. "Dick" Richards, Jr. Council Chamber
1424 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Staff Liaison
Kanika Kith, Planning Manager

Planning Commission
Janet Braun, Commission Chair (Term ends 12/31/20)
John Lesak, Commission Vice-Chair (Term ends 12/31/20)
Lisa Padilla, Commission Secretary (Term end 12/31/22)
Laura Dahl, Commissioner (Term ends 12/31/22)
Richard Tom, Commissioner (Term ends 12/31/20)

Council Liaison - Diana Mahmud, Mayor Pro Tem

Planning Commission Video Recorded Meetings 

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Planning Commission meeting videos are web streamed and are available online for six months.