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.
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Colby Cataldi, Deputy Director
OC Public Works / Development Services
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.
July 5, 2017
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.
July 6, 2017
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.
PROPOSAL: Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV) requests approval of a conceptual Site Development Permit to allow for the installation of 22 sports field pole lights on a 17.59-acre site (Esencia Sports Park) and two Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standards. The first Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard would allow for the sports field pole lights to be a maximum 80 feet, 2 inches in height where 35 feet is the maximum permitted. The second Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard would allow the Hours of Operation for the project site to be 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., instead of the standard 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. timeframe permitted. The inclusion of these Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standards requires that the Zoning Administrator, in a public hearing, be the approving authority for this project proposal per Ranch Plan Planned Community Program Text Section II.C.4.b. (
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PROPOSAL: A request for a Variance (Planning Application PA170005) to allow a rear yard setback of 14 feet where 25 feet would be required. The reduced setback would be to a portion of a proposed extension of an existing garage area by 15 feet toward the rear property line. (
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PROPOSAL: A Site Development Permit for grading and construction of a new single-family home. The proposed residence has three levels including a basement, with 3,266 square feet of living space, a 1,760 square foot three car garage, and 146 square feet of storage area. All grading is proposed to be balanced on site with 730 cubic yards of cut and fill.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 6-15-2017 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
PROPOSAL: Use Permit for an over height structure in the rear setback area for an existing unpermitted structure to be used as an accessory structure with a maximum height of 24 feet and minimum setback of 15.5 feet to the rear property line; Use permit is required as a portion (19%) of the structure exceeds the allowable height of 12' within the 25' rear setback
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