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Adopted by City Council
on January 10, 2005

Ordinance #7000
Effective February 26, 2005

 

Includes Amendments in Ordinances

7002, 7009, 7018, 7020, 7022, 7028, 7033, 7035, 7038,7049, 7050, 7056, 7057, 7058, 7064, 7071, 7074, 7075, 7078, 7079, 7080, 7099, 7111, 7113, 7123, 7129, 7135,  7139, 7142, 7148, 7157, 7159, 7160, 7164, 7169, 7172, 7179, 7184, 7189, 7210, 7211, 7215, 7225, 7235, and 7242.

                 For detailed information on each of the amendments, please contact the City Clerk's office.

 

    Under Chapter 17.12, the Zoning Administrator has the authority to interpret the Zoning Code. When an issue arises, the Zoning Administrator prepares an official written interpretation. These written interpretations are included in the on-line Zoning Code. If you see the words (See Interpretation), you can click this link and view the written interpretation. For a complete listing of all interpretations click here.

City of Pasadena
Planning Department
175 North Garfield Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91109-7215

Article 1 — Purpose and Applicability of Zoning Code

Chapter 17.10 - Enactment and Applicability of Zoning Code

Chapter 17.12 - Interpretation of Zoning Code Provisions

Article 2 — Zoning Districts, Allowable Land Uses, and Zone-Specific Standards

Chapter 17.20 - Zoning Map

Chapter 17.21 - Development and Land Use Approval Requirements

Chapter 17.22 - Residential Zoning Districts

Chapter 17.24 - Commercial and Industrial Zoning Districts

Chapter 17.26 - Special Purpose Zoning Districts

Chapter 17.28 - Overlay Zoning District

Chapter 17.29 - Hillside Overlay District

Article 3 — Specific Plan Standards

Chapter 17.30 - Central District Specific Plan

Chapter 17.31 - East Colorado Specific Plan

Chapter 17.32 - East Pasadena Specific Plan

Chapter 17.33 - Fair Oaks-Orange Grove Specific Plan

Chapter 17.34 - North Lake Specific Plan

Chapter 17.35 - South Fair Oaks Specific Plan

Chapter 17.36 - West Gateway Specific Plan

    17.36.010 - Purpose of Chapter
    17.36.020 - Purposes of WGSP Zoning Districts
    17.36.030 - Applicability
    17.36.040 - Definitions
    17.36.050 - WGSP District Land Uses and Permit Requirements
    17.36.060 - WGSP General Development Standards

Chapter 17.37 - Lincoln Avenue Specific Plan


Article 4 — Site Planning and General Development Standards

Chapter 17.40 - General Property Development and Use Standards

Chapter 17.42 - Inclusionary Housing Requirements

Chapter 17.43 - Density Bonus, Waivers and Incentives

Chapter 17.44 - Landscaping

Chapter 17.46 - Parking and Loading

17.46.010 - Purpose of Chapter
17.46.020 - Basic Requirements for Off-Street Parking and Loading
17.46.030 - Zoning Credit Parking Program
17.46.040 - Number of Off-Street Parking Spaces Required
17.46.050 - Shared Parking
17.46.060 - Participation in Public Parking Assessment District
17.46.070 - Reduced Parking in Senior Citizens' Housing Developments
17.46.080 - Tandem Parking
17.46.090 - Compact Parking Spaces Prohibited
17.46.100 - Parking Spaces for the Handicapped
17.46.110 - Parking Space Dimensions
17.46.120 - Application of Dimensional Requirements
17.46.130 - Aisle Dimensions
17.46.140 - Parking Access from Street
17.46.150 - Driveway Design, Widths, and Clearances
17.46.160 - Driveway Configuration for Multi-Family Projects
17.46.170 - Driveway Visibility
17.46.180 - Driveway Location and Frequency for Multi-Family Projects
17.46.190 - Garage Door and Grill Standards for Multi-Family Projects
17.46.200 - Driveway Encroachments for Multi-Family Projects
17.46.210 - Parking Area Screening B Walls and Fences
17.46.220 - Outdoor Parking Area Lighting
17.46.230 - Parking Lot Landscaping
17.46.240 - Parking Structure Yards and Landscaping
17.46.250 - Central District Additional Design Standards for Parking
17.46.260 - Number, Location, and Design of Off-Street Loading Spaces
17.46.270 - Ramps
17.46.280 - Driveway Paving for Multi-Family Projects
17.46.290 - Trip Reduction Requirements for Nonresidential Projects
17.46.300 - Paving
17.46.310 - Electric Recharge Stations
17.46.320 - Bicycle Parking Standards

Chapter 17.48 - Signs

Article 5 — Standards for Specific Land Uses

Chapter 17.50 - Standards for Specific Land Uses

17.50.010 - Purpose of Chapter
17.50.020 - Applicability
17.50.040 - Alcohol Sales
17.50.050 - Animal Hospitals
17.50.060 - Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and Walk-Up Bank Services
17.50.065 - Boarding Houses
17.50.070 - Conversion of a Residential Structure to a Commercial Use
17.50.080 - Day Care Facilities
17.50.085 - Donation Collection Facilities
17.50.090 - Drive-Through Businesses
17.50.100 - Electronic Game Arcades and Internet Access Studios
17.50.105 - Emergency Shelter, Limited
17.50.110 - Home Occupations
17.50.120 - Life/Care Facilities
17.50.130 - Live Entertainment
17.50.140 - Lodging - Bed and Breakfast Inns
17.50.150 - Lodging - Hotels and Motels
17.50.155 - Massage Establishments
17.50.160 - Mixed-Use Projects
17.50.170 - Office Uses in Designated Historic Resources
17.50.180 - Outdoor Display, Storage, and Seasonal Sales
17.50.190 - Personal Property Sales in Residential Zones
17.50.200 - Personal Services - Restricted and Pawnshops
17.50.210 - Private Residential Recreational Facilities
17.50.220 - Recycling Facilities
17.50.230 - Religious Facilities
17.50.240 - Research and Development Facilities
17.50.250 - Residential Uses - Accessory Uses and Structures
17.50.260 - Restaurants
17.50.270 - Schools, Private
17.50.275 - Second Dwelling Units
17.50.280 - Senior Affordable Housing Regulations
17.50.290 - Service Stations, Vehicle Washing, and Detailing
17.50.295 - Sexually Oriented Businesses
17.50.300 - Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Facilities
17.50.310 - Telecommunications Facilities
17.50.320 - Tents
17.50.330 - Tobacco Retail Sales
17.50.340 - Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)
17.50.350 - Urban Housing
17.50.360 - Vehicle Sales and Repair Services
17.50.370 - Work/Live Units

Article 6 — Planning Permit Procedures

Chapter 17.60 - Application Filing and Processing

 

Chapter 17.61 - Permit Approval or Disapproval

Chapter 17.62 - Historic Preservation

Chapter 17.64 - Permit Implementation, Time Limits, and Extensions

Chapter 17.66 - Development Agreements

Chapter 17.68 - Specific Plans

17.68.010 - Purpose of Chapter
17.68.020 - Intent
17.68.030 - Minimum Project Area
17.68.040 - Initiation
17.68.050 - Preparation and Content
17.68.060 - Processing and Review
17.68.070 - Adoption of Specific Plan
17.68.080 - Implementation and Amendments

Article 7 — Zoning Code Administration

Chapter 17.70 - Administrative Responsibility

17.70.010 - Purpose of Chapter
17.70.020 - Planning Agency Defined
17.70.030 - Planning Director
17.70.040 - Zoning Administrator
17.70.050 - Hearing Officer
17.70.060 - Film Liaison

Chapter 17.71 - Nonconforming Uses, Structures, and Lots

Chapter 17.72 - Appeals

Chapter 17.74 - Amendments

Chapter 17.76 - Public Hearings

Chapter 17.78 - Enforcement

Article 8 — Glossary

Chapter 17.80 - Glossary of Specialized Terms and Land Use Types

17.80.010 - Purpose of Chapter
17.80.020 - Definitions

Appendices

Appendix A - Planned Developments

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