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MESSAGE FROM THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR

Welcome to Orange County’s destination for your planning and development needs.  Development Services is a multi-disciplinary land development organization that offers comprehensive services to obtain a wide variety of building permits, special events permits, and land use entitlements.  Our priority is to serve the residents, businesses, and development community by improving the quality of life and protecting the environment through safe, sustainable planning and development practices.

Feel free to browse our new website and utilize our online services, or come see us at the Development Processing Center to work with one of our friendly development specialist professionals.

We thank you for your business!

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Colby Cataldi, Deputy Director
OC Public Works / Development Services

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Events

May 2, 2018
1:30 PMOC Subdivision CommitteeAll Subdivision Committee hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30 pm, every first and third Wednesday of each month at the County of Orange, H.G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, Room B-10, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
May 3, 2018
1:30 PMOC Zoning AdministratorAll Zoning Administrator hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30 pm, on the first and third Thursday of each month at the County of Orange, H.G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, Room B-10, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
May 9, 2018
1:30 PMOC Planning CommissionAll Planning Commission Hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30pm, on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month at the Hall of Administration Building, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92702, 1st Floor, Planning Commission Room, unless otherwise notified.
May 16, 2018
1:30 PMOC Subdivision CommitteeAll Subdivision Committee hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30 pm, every first and third Wednesday of each month at the County of Orange, H.G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, Room B-10, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
May 17, 2018
1:30 PMOC Zoning AdministratorAll Zoning Administrator hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30 pm, on the first and third Thursday of each month at the County of Orange, H.G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, Room B-10, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
News ImageMarch 30, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSNotice of Public Hearing 4-10-2018 by the Orange County Board of Supervisors

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION CERTIFYING THE FINAL EIR 618, ADOPTION OF AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ADOPTING ZONE CHANGE ZC 17-01 AND REZONING CERTAIN LAND FROM THE A1 GENERAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT TO THE AR AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT FOR THE PRESERVE AT SAN JUAN, FOR A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT LUE 17-01, AND APPROVAL OF AREA PLAN PA130026 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 72-UNIT SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION.

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News ImageMarch 30, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-10-2018 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

SUBJECT: Consider and act on appeals from the Saddleback Canyons Conservancy/Rural Canyons Conservation Fund and the Inter-Canyon League, regarding the proposed commercial outdoor recreation event facility on a residential property located at 17521 Santiago Canyon Road, in the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District. ( View PDF )
News ImageMarch 23, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATORNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-5-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA160064 - A request for a Coastal Development Permit, Use Permit and Variance approvals in conjunction with the construction of a four-level single-family residence with an attached garage.

The Coastal Development Permit is required to construct a new single-family dwelling in the Emerald Bay
Local Coastal Plan area, with associated grading.

The Use Permit is required to address the proposed over-height walls on the site. Retaining walls within the rear setback area are proposed at heights from seven (7) feet up to 14 feet where Zoning would allow a 6-foot maximum height.

The Variance is requested to allow a front setback of 5 feet where the Zoning Code would require a setback of
12 feet 6 inches based upon the average front setback of adjoining lots provisions of the Code.
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March 23, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATORNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-5-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA180001 - A request for a Coastal Development Permit and Use Permit approvals in conjunction with the demolition of an existing residence and construction of three-level single-family residence with an attached garage.

The Coastal Development Permit is required to demolish the existing single-family dwelling and construct a new single-family dwelling in the Emerald Bay Local Coastal Plan area, with associated grading.

The Use Permit is required to address proposed over-height retaining walls for the project. Retaining walls along the side and rear property lines are proposed at heights up to 20 feet 10 inches where Zoning would allow a 6-foot maximum height.
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