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The Zoning Code describes various types of zoning districts and land use classifications, land use regulations, development standards, and environmental performance standards.

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The Planning & Community Development Department champions economic vitality and safe livable neighborhoods, which reflect, preserve, and enhance Pasadena’s unique cultural and historic character; the department also promotes informed decision-making which facilitates sustainable development, affordable housing and reinvestment in the community.

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Permit Center

The Permit Center is a One-Stop-Shop where staff from multiple departments provide all development review and permitting services for customers.

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Building & Safety

The Building & Safety Division is committed to serving as partners for solutions in the development of safe, healthy and economically viable neighborhoods.

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The Planning Division staff provides services and conduct activities which guide the City’s orderly development by applying the current zoning codes, facilitating development, implementing community plans, and preserving architectural and historic landmarks.

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Cultural Affairs

The Arts and Cultural Affairs Division is responsible for the Annual Grants Program, Public Art Program, Public Art Master Plan, Cultural Nexus Plan, and the Pasadena Film Office.

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Code Compliance

The objective of the City of Pasadena’s Code Compliance Division is to promote and maintain a safe and healthy living and working environment for our residents, businesses, and visitors.

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Commissions & Meetings

Planning & Community Development oversees several commissions, meetings, and boards, including the Arts & Culture Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals.

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Permit Center Hours

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Historic Preservation Commission

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Applications and Forms Directory

You can find a permit application or form by searching by keyword or filtering by type (eg. zoning). Learn more about applying for a permit.

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