City of South Pasadena | Project Introduction of Phase 2 for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Update for Historic Preservation Thursday, February 18, 2021


The City of South Pasadena Planning Division will be presenting a project introduction of Phase 2 of the Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) Ordinance Update – Facilitating ADUs production through implementing historic preservation standards, at a virtual meeting to be held Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Phase 2 of the ADUs Ordinance Update is to develop objective standards for ADUs on historic properties and/or in historic districts. This phase is funded through a Certified Local Government (CLG) grant from the State Office of Historic Preservation.

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Architectural Resources Group (ARG), a specialized historic preservation firm, was selected in January to assist with Phase 2. While Phase 2 is beginning now and will follow a different timeline than Phase 1, recommendations for Phase 1 will be presented to Planning Commission on February 23, 2021.

The Planning Division requests that you RSVP for the Phase 2 ADUs meeting on February 18th by emailing

RSVPs are not required to join the meeting, but an RSVP will enable staff to provide participants with ongoing updates. The Zoom link for the meeting is provided on the Planning Division web page.