Local Real Estate Issues

Location: Monterey Park 

Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary: On December 6, 2017, the City Council will consider proposed code amendments to sections of Title 21 (Zoning Regulations) of the Municipal code relating to accessory dwelling units.

Agenda: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_12062017-1580?MOBILE=ON


Location: Temple City

Issue: Comprehensive Plan/General Plan

Summary: On December 5, 2017, the City Council will receive the public’s comments and consider approving the proposed Mid-Century General Plan, Crossroads Specific Plan, and Final Environmental Impact Report.
 
Notice: http://www.ci.temple-city.ca.us/list.aspx?MID=36
Staff Report: https://ca-templecity.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/9550


Location: Alhambra  
Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary: On November 13, 2017, the City Council will consider an ordinance amending Title 23 (Zoning) of the Municipal Code, Chapter 23.57 regarding permitting of accessory dwelling units in all residential zones.

Agenda: http://www.cityofalhambra.org/imagesfile/agenda/201711/agenda_2017_11_13_161839.pdf


 Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary: On November 15, 2017, the City Council will consider proposed amendments to sections of Title 21 (Zoning Regulations) of the Municipal Code relating to accessory dwelling units.
 
Agenda: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_11152017-1573


Location: San Gabriel 

Issue: Housing Element

Summary: On September 19, 2017, the City Council will consider affirming the information contained in the 2016 Housing Element Implementation Report for the period of January 2016 to December 2016 and directing staff to send the document to HCD and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research.
 
Agenda: http://www.sangabrielcity.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/338?html=true


Location: Alhambra

Issue: Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Loans

Summary:
On September 18, 2017, the City Council was presented with a presentation entitled Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Program Community Briefing.

Agenda: http://www.cityofalhambra.org/imagesfile/agenda/201709/agenda_2017_09_18_110251.pdf


Location: Alhambra

Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary: On September 18, 2017, the Planning Commission will consider a resolution recommending approval of an Ordinance to the City Council for Zone Text Amendment ZTA-17-1 for an amendment to Title 23 (Zoning) of the Municipal Code to allow accessory dwelling units in all residential zones subject to proposed development standards.
 
Agenda: http://www.cityofalhambra.org/imagesfile/agenda/201709/agenda_2017_09_18_131642.pdf


Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary:
 On July 19, 2017, the City Council will consider the proposed code amendments to sections of Title 21 (zoning regulations) of the Monterey Park Municipal Code relating to Accessory Dwelling Units. 

Agenda: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_07192017-1499?MOBILE=ON


Location: Rosemead

Issue: Affordable Housing Programs

Summary: On July 11, 2017, the City Council will conduct a public hearing on the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
 
Agenda: http://www3.cityofrosemead.org:8081/WebLink/DocView.aspx?dbid=0&id=42455&page=1&cr=1


Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Affordable Housing Programs

Summary: On July 5, 2017, the City Council will consider the adoption of the draft 2017-2018 Annual Action Plan as required by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME lnvestment Partnership Act (HOME) programs. 

Agenda: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_07052017-1485?MOBILE=ON


Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Water Restrictions

Summary: On May 18, 2016, the City Council will receive an update on the drought, water conservation and the Governor’s new Executive Order. 

More Infohttp://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/05182016-1203


Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Affordable Housing Programs

Summary: On May 18, 2016, the City Council will consider waiving second reading of and adopting an ordinance adding a new Chapter 3.110, “Development Impact Fees,” to Title 3 of the Municipal Code for the purpose of imposing fees on applicants seeking to construct development projects. 

More Infohttp://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/05182016-1203


Location: Monterey Park

Issue: Zoning Restrictions

Summary: On March 8, 2016, the Monterey Park City Council will consider on second reading the adoption of an ordinance amending specific sections of Title 21 (Zoning Regulations) of the Municipal Code.

More info: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/03022016-1152


Location: San Gabriel

Issue: Comprehensive Plan/General Plan, Housing Element

Summary: On April 19, 2016, the City Council will receive the 2015 General Plan Housing Element Implementation Annual Progress Report for the period January 2015 to December 2015 and direct staff to send the document to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and the Department of Housing and Community Development. 

More Infohttp://www.sangabrielcity.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/04192016-263


Location: Temple City

Issue: Las Tunas Drive Revitalization

Summary: The City Council voted unanimously on February 11, 2016 to not move forward with any of the previously discussed design options for Las Tunas Drive and to leave the current roadway configuration in place.  The Council asked staff to return at a later date with information about alternative revitalization strategies for Las Tunas Drive that do not involve any changes to the roadway configuration.  Staff anticipates presenting these strategies to the Council in the spring. 

Click here for more details from the City Website. 

More infoPasadena Star-News


Location:  Los Angeles County

Issue: Comprehensive Plan/General Plan 

Summary: On March 22, 2016 the Board of Supervisors will consider the General Plan Annual Progress Report and Housing Element Progress Report for 2015, which describes the status of the County’s General Plan and Housing Element and progress in its implementation, the County’s progress in meeting its share of the regional housing needs and its efforts to remove governmental constraints to the maintenance, improvement and development of housing; and instruct the Director of Planning to submit the reports to the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and the State Department of Housing and Community Development by April 1, 2016. 

More Infohttp://bos.lacounty.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=aEcUACEnmJA%3d&portalid=1


Location:  Los Angeles County

Issue: Water Restrictions

Summary: On April 5, 2016, the Board of Supervisors will consider instructing the Director of Public Works, in coordination with the County’s Cities, local water agencies, business stakeholders, non-profit organizations, School Districts and other regional stakeholders, to design and develop and report back to the Board within 45 days with necessary actions, timeline, budget for developing a Drought Resiliency Work Plan to increase drought preparedness and local water self-reliance, improve water quality to protect public health and advance our communities’ ability to adapt to the effects of climate change, designed to implement projects that improve capture of water from all sources to augment local water supply, improve water quality and include geographically distributed, multi-benefit projects that improve water management while also providing community amenities such as river parkways, green space and habitat, and additionally, reflect, but not necessarily be limited to, the region’s water infrastructure needs identified in existing planning documents, including existing flood control district plans, integrated water resource management plans, watershed management plans and enhanced watershed management plans. 

More Infohttp://bos.lacounty.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=CMBPuazyxTU%3d&portalid=1

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