CITY OF EL MONTE ZONING CODE UPDATE

THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING CODE UPDATE

 

The City of El Monte is completing a comprehensive update of Title 17 (Zoning Code) of the El Monte Municipal Code (EMMC). The Zoning Code outlines what uses can go in different areas of the City. In addition, it provides the rules residents, business owners and developers must follow when constructing new or adding to existing housing units or commercial buildings. The Zoning Code also includes the zoning map, which is a visual illustration of El Monte’s various zoning districts (e.g. single-family, mixed-use and manufacturing). Many of the Zoning Code Updates are being made to make the document consistent with the City’s General Plan. The General Plan is a long range document that outlines policies for future growth and development.

 

As part of the Zoning Code Update, General Plan Map and Zoning Map changes are proposed for 26 different areas of the City. In addition, the City is proposing some updates to Title 15 (Building and Safety) of the EMMC. Finally, the City is proposing some updates to the Gateway Specific Plan and the Downtown Main Street Specific Plan.

 

The City is currently circulating the Zoning Code Update’s environmental document and supporting materials. After the circulation period is complete, the project will be presented to the Planning Commission for a recommendation and the City Council for final decision.


ENVIROMENTAL DOCUMENT:

DRAFT UPDATES:

  1. COMBINED ZONING CODE (05-10-22)
  2. Title 17 (Zoning) – 
  3. Gateway Specific Plan
  4. Downtown Main Street Specific Plan
  5. Zoning Code Figures
  6. General Plan/Zoning Map Changes
  7. Title 15 (Building and Construction)
  8. Existing Zoning Code (03/08/21)


PUBLIC MEETINGS:

 

City Council Meetings

 

  1. Study Session – Project Overview (8/17/21)
    1. Staff Report
    2. Presentation

Planning Commission Meetings

 

  1. Public Hearing – Environmental Document and Map Changes (5/10/22)
  2. Public Hearing – Proposed Map Changes and Environmental (4/12/22)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  1. Study Session #8 – Division 7, Parking Regulations (1/18/22)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  2. Study Session #7 – Division 8, Signage Standards (12/21/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  3. Study Session #6 – Division 11, Standards for Specific Uses (12/7/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  4. Study Session #5 – Divisions 3 through 6, Nonresidential Standards (11/30/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  5. Study Session #4 – Outreach and Division 2, Residential Standards (11/09/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  6. Study Session #3 – Division 12, Entitlements (10/12/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  7. Study Session #2 – Division 1, Introduction (9/14/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation
  8. Study Session #1 – Project Overview (8/24/21)
    1. Staff Memo
    2. Presentation


COMMUNITY OUTREACH:

 

  1. Survey Summary (11/09/21)
    1. Presentation
  2. Community Meeting (10/20/21)
    1. Presentation
    2. Video of Meeting
  3. Chamber Board Meeting (9/30/21)
    1. Presentation


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Contact the Planning Division at (626) 258-8626 or at planning@elmonteca.gov.