As an advocacy organization, AH has never shied away from taking a stand on issues affecting our town and its governance. We organize educational programs to inform Altadenans about such issues and advocate for Altadena with the county on issues such as public landscaping, building standards, and watershed management.
Enhancing our Environment
Welcome to our Tree Page with information on selecting, planting, caring for and maintaining your trees.
We also have information on upcoming or recorded events regarding trees.
Going Green on Yard Maintenance All rights reserved. No part of this presentation may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written...
Cool Roofs Are Now a Requirement in Altadenaby Val ZavalaIf you are a homeowner in Altadena and need to replace your roof you will have to use “cool roof” shingles. L.A. County passed a cool roof ordinance in 2018 following similar action by the City of Los Angeles,...
Community Standards & Zoning
Altadena Community Standards District is based on the following criteria:
Topographic complexity, Near/far contrast, Ridges, Cultural landmarks, Existing community boundaries and gateways.
RPC Hearing: Altadena Community Standards District Update
320 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 – Room 150
Remote Testimony Location: Eaton Canyon Nature Center
1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107
IMPORTANT: Portions of the Altadena CSD have been updated based on community feedback.
The L.A. County Department of Regional Planning has published a new page on its website that counters rumors about what the Altadena Community Standards District (CSD) revisions are proposing to do regarding Altadena CSD Amendment. There is no one-size-fits-all front yard size in Altadena. Today, the front yard size depends on…
Big News: Owen Brown Gravesite Land Acquisition Watch the video and learn the back story. Back in the late 1980s, Altadena Heritage made the leap from committee of the Town Council to independent 501(c)(3). The mission: to protect and preserve Altadena’s...
Recent Public Forum regarding Altadena Heritage, Neighbors Building a Better Altadena, and the Altadena Library for a panel discussion on the proposed crosstown pipeline — moderated by Larry Wilson of the Star News.
In unincorporated Los Angeles County, a “Community Standards District” (CSD) is an addendum to the zoning code.