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The Citywide Historic Preservation Ordinance public hearing will be held on February 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers

Post Date:01/29/2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council will hold a public hearing on the following project.

Resolution No. 7240 and Ordinance No. 2359 Amending the City’s Development Code, Article IX of the Arcadia Municipal Code Adopting the City’s first Historic Preservation Ordinance and a list of 176 potential historic resources. The Draft Ordinance provides a framework to protect certain structures and resources that are important to the history of the City. This includes a Categorical Exemption from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15308 and under the General Rule Exemption since no construction activities or other direct physical changes would result from the adoption of the Historic Preservation Ordinance.

To view this notice in Chinese, it is posted on the City’s website at

此通知中文版發佈在本市網路上,請至查閱 。

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For a complete copy of the Draft Historic Preservation Ordinance, PowerPoint presentation from the previous community meetings and City Council Study Sessions, and facts about Historic Preservation, please visit the City’s website at It should be noted that the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this item on January 8, 2019 and their recommendations will be provided to the City Council.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft Ordinance and/or environmental documents may do so at the public hearing or by submitting writing statements to Planning Services prior to the February 19, 2019 hearing. This notice was published in the Arcadia Weekly newspaper. The staff report for the City council meeting will be available for review on the City’s website at after 5:30 p.m. on February 14, 2019.

Should you have any questions regarding the draft Ordinance and/or the proposed process, please contact Planning Services at (626) 574-5423 or by email at

Per Government Code Section 65009 – If you challenge this project in court or in administrative hearing, you may be limited to raising only those issues your or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Arcadia, or prior to the public hearings.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Planning Services at (626) 574-5423. Notification of three (3) business days prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting. 


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