Glendale’s Small Lot Ordinance aims to encourage development of infill lots and preserve units with historic character in order to catalyze neighborhood investment, provide greater housing choice and expand the opportunities for affordable home ownership.
The North Glendale Community Plan is the official guide to the La Crescenta and Montrose areas of Glendale. It is the first of several community plans which will describe Glendale’s development policy for the various neighborhoods and commercial districts in the city.
The purpose of the creative sign program is to encourage signs of unique design that exhibit a high degree of thoughtfulness, imagination and inventiveness, and make a positive visual contribution to the project site and downtown.
The Urban Art Ordinance was initiated in 2006 with the adoption of the Downtown Specific Plan, and expanded city-wide in 2010. The Ordinance requires the installation of public art on-site for all new development over $500,000, or payment of an in-lieu fee. Since adoption, the Ordinance has raised more than $3 million for public arts programming.
The Glendale Downtown Specific Plan is an award-winning design-based planning document that guides development in the 200-acre urban heart of Glendale, California.
The North Montclair Downtown Specific Plan, adopted in 2006, mitigates the City’s sprawl by establishing a framework and development strategy for a pedestrian-oriented retail and residential District surrounding the city’s regional transit center
This 300-acre Specific Plan, adopted in 2006, reestablishes the community’s connections along two Corridors, intensifies the two historic Neighborhoods that flank the downtown and transforms the original 1870s settlement into a Transit-Oriented District linked by commuter rail to Los Angeles.