New 14-Unit Residential Density Bonus Affordable Housing Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Glendale
Document Title
New 14-Unit Residential Density Bonus Affordable Housing Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A Density Bonus and lnclusionary Housing Plan pursuant to the provisions of the Glendale Municipal Code, Title 30, Chapter 30.36 and California Government Code Sections 65915, et seq. ("Density Bonus Law"). The project involves the demolition of three residential dwelling units (triplex) and a detached garage (built circa 1946) located on a 10,700 square-foot site addressed as 1301-1303 N. Pacific Avenue and 501 Glenwood Road in conjunction with the construction of a new 11,241 square-foot density bonus rental housing project, consisting of a new three-story, multifamily residential building with 14 residential dwelling units. Parking will be provided on-site within a one-level, semisubterranean parking structure containing 19 parking spaces (inclusive of 8 tandem spaces). The project will provide two (2) affordable units (15 percent of the total number of units of the base density of 9) reserved for rent to very lowincome households. The Project site is located in the R-1650 (Medium-High Density Residential) zone. On April 3, 2024, the Director of Community Development approved a Density Bonus and lnclusionary Housing Plan application (Case No. PDBP-000356-2022) with two (2) affordable units reserved for very low income households and made the requisite findings supporting three concessions, as follows: (1) Increase the maximum allowed floor area ratio (FAR); (2) Reduce required minimum and average street front setback (all floors); and (3) Reduce required common open space

Contact Information

Milca Toledo
Agency Name
City of Glendale
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 32, California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15332
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from further CEQA review under a Class 32-"ln-fill Development Projects" exemption pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 because the project meets all the conditions for an in-fill development project as follows: a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations; b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban areas; c) The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species; d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality; and e) The site can be adequately served by all require utilities and public services.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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