Pasadena’s General Plan is
based on seven guiding principles
together to reflect our community’s enduring values. Created through a process
of community input, they were adopted in 1994 and reaffirmed with the General
Plan update in 2004. These principles are again the subject of review in the
2009 General Plan update. As we look to the future, do you think these
principles give us the balance we need? Should other principles be added?
Growth will be targeted to serve community
needs and enhance the quality of life.
Change will be harmonized to preserve
Pasadena’s historic character and environment.
Economic vitality will be promoted to provide
jobs, services, revenues and opportunities.
Pasadena will be promoted as a healthy family
Pasadena will be a city where people can
circulate without cars.
Pasadena will be promoted as a cultural,
scientific, corporate, entertainment and educational center for the region.
Community participation will be a permanent
part of achieving a greater city.