In 2013, the City of Calabasas approached the City concerning a potential joint “annexation” of the Craftsman’s Corner area that sits between both cities in Los Angeles County. Craftsman’s Corner is made up of mostly commercial zoned properties along with some rural residential areas. Although this area is considered unincorporated Los Angeles County the land identifies more with the cities of Calabasas and Hidden Hills.
On January 30, 2014, Mike Ashley, dba Ashley Construction Inc. (developer) submitted an application for Vesting Tentative Map 63567 (VTM) located between the easterly end of Bridle Trail Road and Lasher Road. A VTM is a map showing the design and improvement of a proposed subdivision and the existing conditions in and around it.