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May 26, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 6-4-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180031 for a Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: Request for a Use Permit approval to allow/legalize an accessory structure (barn/stable/guesthouse) located within the rear yard setback area of the lot and within 6 feet of the rear and side property lines to be a maximum of 21 feet 6 inches in height where the Zoning Code would require a maximum height of 12 feet.


April 24, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 5-7-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Applications PA20-0007 and PA20-0009 for a Coastal Develpment Permit.


March 5, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 3-19-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Planning Application PA19-0211. Site Development Permit including a Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard for the Esencia Mixed-Use Center (Ranch Plan Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.4)


February 10, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR 2-20-2020

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0072 for a Coastal Development Permit and Variance.
A request for Coastal Development Permit and Variance approvals required for the demolition of an existing residence and the construction of a three-level single-family residence with attached garage.

PROPOSAL: The Coastal Development Permit is required for the demolition of an existing residence and to construct a new single-family dwelling in the Emerald Bay Local Coastal Plan area, with associated grading.

The Variance is required to permit a rear yard setback of 5 feet where the Zoning Code would require a 9.16-foot setback under the shallow lot provisions.


February 10, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR 2-20-2020

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0248 for a Coastal Development Permit and Variance.

PROPOSAL: A request for a Coastal Development Permit and Variance approval to permit the expansion of an existing cantilevered deck area to extend to within 6 feet of the rear property line where Zoning would require a setback of 18.4 feet (by shallow lot criteria) and to permit an additional story consisting of a 370 square foot studio guesthouse (with bathroom, no kitchen).


February 10, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR 2-20-2020

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0268 for a Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: A Use Permit to allow the height of safety netting and supporting steel poles at a height of 50 feet along the south side of an existing golf driving range exceeding the Zoning Code height limit of 18 feet


January 9, 2020 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 1-22-20 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Subject: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0152 for a Site Development Permit including a Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard for the La Pata Transfer Station (Ranch Plan Planning Area 10)

PROPOSAL: Site Development Permit to allow for the construction of a 9.5-acre facility for the consolidation and transfer of recyclable materials collected from southern Orange County municipalities and a Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard. The facility will operate 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, with consolidation and transfer operations occurring within an enclosed 85,000 square foot building. The Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard will allow a maximum building height of 45 feet where 35 feet is the maximum permitted.


December 2, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 12-11-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Zoning Code Amendment CA 16-01 – Comprehensive Zoning Code Update

PROPOSAL: Amend the text only of County of Orange Zoning Code contained in the Codified Ordinances of the County of Orange (Division 9, Article 1 and 2) to incorporate a comprehensive update of the Zoning Code. The Zoning Code Update will include amendments to: 1) the Zoning Code’s format, 2) land use regulations and site development standards, 3) permit requirements, and 4) parking regulations. The Zoning Code Update will also address new State laws regarding housing. The County of Orange Zoning Map will not be revised.


November 22, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 12-5-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0170 and PA19-0171 for a Use Permit

PROPOSAL: Use Permit to the Zoning Administrator to establish two remainder lots as legal building sites per Section 7-9-126.2 of the Zoning Code and allow for the future development a new single-family dwelling on each lot.


November 22, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 12-5-19
12-5-1BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0232 for a Variance.

PROPOSAL: Variance to the Zoning Administrator to allow a new remodeled roof to be 3 feet 1 inch from the interior side property line where the Zoning Code would require a 5-foot setback. Proposed roof would match the existing legal nonconforming setback and no new floor area would be added.


November 8, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 11-20-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: Third Amendment to Ranch Plan Planned Community (Ranch Plan PC) Park Modification and Local Park Implementation Plan (LPIP)

LOCATION: Ranch Plan Planned Community, which encompasses approximately 22,815 acres located east of I-5, north and south of Ortega Highway at Antonio Parkway /La Pata Avenue, within the 5th Supervisorial District


November 8, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 11-20-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: “A” Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17931 for Planning Area 3, Subarea 3.1, Ranch Plan Planned Community

LOCATION: The 137.2-acre Tract Map area in Subarea 3.1 of the Ranch Plan Planned Community, in southeastern unincorporated Orange County, east of Gobernadora Canyon and north of Ortega Highway, in the 5th Supervisorial District.


October 31, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 11-13-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: General Plan Amendment T19-01 – Transportation Element

PROPOSAL: Amend the County of Orange Circulation Plan, contained in the General Plan Transportation Element, to conform: (1) the Circulation Plan to the Orange County Master Plan of Arterial Highways (MPAH), administered by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), and (2) the Bikeway Plan, contained in the Transportation Element, with the OCTA Bikeway Collaborative Plan.


October 31, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 11-13-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: General Plan Amendment T19-02 – Transportation Element

PROPOSAL: Amend the County of Orange Circulation Plan, contained in the General Plan Transportation Element, to remove from the Circulation Plan: (1) a portion of Graham Street (a conceptually proposed roadway), and (2) a portion of Talbert Street from the City of Huntington Beach (City) limits to its current terminus on the MPAH (a conceptually proposed roadway). These amendments are proposed to conform the Circulation Plan to the Orange County Master Plan of Arterial Highways (MPAH), administered by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA).


October 7, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 10-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR


SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0172 for a Variance.

PROPOSAL: Variance to the Zoning Administrator for a proposed 105 square foot addition connecting the existing single-family dwelling to an existing detached garage located five (5) feet from the rear property line.


October 7, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 10-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0193 for a Coastal Development Permit, Variance and Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: A request for a Coastal Development Permit, Variance and Use Permit approvals required for the construction of a detached garage with associated grading.
The Use Permit is required to address a reduced minimum driveway depth of 5 feet 10 inches where the Zoning Code requires an 18-foot minimum depth.

The Variance is required to permit the proposed garage to observe a front yard setback of 5 feet 5 inches where the Zoning Code would require a setback of 15 feet.


August 29, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-11-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application (PA180030) – Amendments and Revisions to the Master and Subarea Plans for Planning Areas 3 and 4.

PROPOSAL: Applicant Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV) requests approval of amended Master and Subarea Plans for Planning Areas 3 and 4 (PA3 and PA4) to reflect proposed adjustments to the dwelling unit allocation, the non residential square footage allocation, the Development Boundary, the subarea uses, and the area-wide alternative development standards (ADS). The proposal includes reallocating 1,000,000 square feet of non-residential square footage from PA 4 to PA 3, which constitutes a transfer of 59 percent. The proposal also includes amendments to the Ranch Plan Planned Community (PC) Program Text Exhibit 6 Development Map and Exhibit 7 Statistical Table.


August 26, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-5-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA190042 - A request for a Coastal Development Permit and Use Permit approvals required for the construction of a two-level single-family residence with attached garage spaces.

The Coastal Development Permit is required for the demolition of an existing residence and 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. A portion of the side wall will be up to eight (8) feet in height where the zoning code allows a six (6) foot maximum height. A Use Permit approval is also required to reduce the driveway depth to 16 feet where the zoning code requires an 18-foot minimum depth.


August 15, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-28-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Community Care Facility and Group Home Regulations

PROPOSAL: Recommend adoption of Zoning Code Amendment CA 19-01 by the Board of Supervisors that will revise Sections 7-9-23, 7-9-24, 7-9-25, 7-9-27, 7-9-33, 7-9-35, 7-9-39, 7-9-40, Section 7-9-55.2, 7-9-59.2, 7-9-65.2, 7-9-66.2, 7-9-67.2, 7-9-68.2, 7-9-74.2, 7-9-75.2, 7-9-76.2, 7-9-77.2, 7-9-77.4, 7-9-78.2, 7-9-78.3, 7-9-78.4, 7-9-79.2, 7-9-79.4, 7-9-80.2, 7-9-84.2, 7-9-84.3, 7-9-85.3, 7-9-87.2, 7-9-87.3, 7-9-88.3, 7-9-89.2, 7-9-90.2, 7-9-141 through 7-9-141.6, 7-9-145.6, 7-9-148.5, and 7-9-153 of the Codified Ordinances of the County of Orange regarding community care facilities and group homes. This amendment will address the increase in licensed care facilities, group homes, and sober living homes in single-family residential neighborhoods.

LOCATION: Unincorporated Areas of Orange County


August 15, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOERS

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-27-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOERS

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION DECERTIFYING PARTS OF SECOND REVISED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 616 THAT ADDRESS SOLAR RELATED OPTIONS FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION CERTIFYING AMENDED SECOND REVISED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 616 FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; APPROVAL OF MODIFIED FINDINGS OF FACT AND STATEMENT OF OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS; AND APPROVAL OF MODIFIED MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM – ALL WHICH HAVE BEEN REVISED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE MODIFIED WRIT OF MANDATE ISSUED IN PROTECT OUR HOMES AND HILLS, ET AL. V. COUNTY OF ORANGE.

PROPOSAL: Approval of the Recommended Actions would partially decertify Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report No. 616 in accordance with the May 8, 2019, Court of Appeal opinion (Case No. G055716) finding that the Second Revised Environmental Impact Report’s feasibility conclusion concerning solar roof panels was not supported by substantial evidence, and certify Amended Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report No. 616 as complete and adequate in accordance with the opinion.


July 8, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-18-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR


PROPOSAL –Planning Application PA180050 - a Variance request to allow a minimum side yard setback of 5 feet 1 inch for a 125 square foot bathroom expansion where the E4 District standards would require a setback of 10 feet 8 inches (10% of lot width), and a Use Permit request to allow over-height walls of up to 8 feet and 9 feet along the property’s west and south property line where the maximum allowable height would otherwise be 6 feet.

LOCATION: The project is located at 19102 Ervin Lane Vista del Lago in the unincorporated North Tustin area, within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District.


July 3, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

PROPOSAL: Tentative Parcel Map 2018-154 – a proposal to subdivide a 20,806 square foot property with an existing single family home into two lots. The proposed new parcels will be 10,805 square feet and 10,003 square feet in area. Excepted as conditioned for right of way improvements, no property improvements are proposed with this application. The existing structures will be required to be removed prior to recordation of the subject map.

LOCATION: The project site is located at 12221 Circula Panorama in the unincorporated North Tustin area within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District (APN 094-212-06).


July 3, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE


PROPOSAL: Tentative Parcel Map 2018-194 – a proposal to subdivide a 30,961 square foot property into two lots. The proposed new parcels will be 15,654 square feet and 15,316 square feet in area. No property improvements are proposed with this application.

LOCATION: The project site is located at 18921 Fairhaven Avenue in the unincorporated North Tustin area within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District (APN 393-011-18).


July 3, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

PROPOSAL: Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17629 and 17270 – The Preserve at San Juan project proposes a gated community development of 72 single-family residential lots in two noncontiguous Vesting Tentative Tract Maps areas. VTTM 17269 proposes 29 residential lots and 13 lettered lots and VTTM 17270 proposes 43 residential lots and 19 lettered lots.

LOCATION: The Project is located approximately 2,300 feet west of the intersection of Ortega Highway and Long Canyon Road on Long Canyon Road, within the unincorporated area of Orange County and near or abutting the Riverside County jurisdictional boundary; within the Fifth (5th) Supervisorial District; Assessor’s Parcel Numbers. 125-120-37, 125-120-39, 40, and 41.


May 21, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE 6-5-19

SUBJECT: “B” Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17605 for Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.3, Ranch Plan Planned Community

PROPOSAL: The New Home Company requests approval of "B" Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17605 (VTTM 17605) to subdivide a 8.18-acre site within Subarea 2.3 of the Ranch Plan Planned Community into 70 legal lots; 62 numbered lots for conventional single-family detached dwellings, 1 numbered lot for a neighborhood pocket park, and 7 lettered lots for slopes and landscaped areas


April 19, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 5-2-19 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL: Esencia Retail, LLC requests approval of a Site Development Permit to allow for the construction of a 301,636 square foot mixed-use center on a 18.3-acre site and two Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standards. The proposed project is the first phase of the Esencia Mixed-Use Center and will comprise of 7 buildings including a 40,000 square foot fitness club, a 27,300 square foot Roller Skating Rink, 99,200 square feet of multi-tenant flex space, and 135,136 square feet of mini-storage space. The first Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard would allow a minimum building setback of 12 feet where 25 feet is the minimum permitted. The second Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard would allow for modifications of off-street parking regulations. 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.


April 19, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 5-2-19 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA180033 - A request for the approval of a Coastal Development Permit, Use Permit, Variance and Lot Line Adjustment in conjunction with the remodeling of a two-level single-family residence adding approximately 1,327 square feet to the residence and an attached 685 square foot garage.


April 19, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 5-2-19 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA190001 - A request for the approval of a Coastal Development Permit, Use Permit and Variance in conjunction with the construction of a three-level single-family residence with attached garage.


March 21, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-3-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: “B” Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17575 for Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.4, Ranch Plan Planned Community


March 20, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-4-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA180022 Use Permit to the Zoning Administrator to allow for the construction of a six foot ten inch (6’10”) tall block wall, six (6) pilasters that are eight feet four inches (8’4”) tall and three (3) gates that are a maximum of seven feet eight inches (7’8”) tall within the front setback area.


March 20, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News Image NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 4-4-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Planning Application PA180008 – Planning Application PA180008 for a Use Permit.


January 29, 2019 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2-7-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA180027 - A request for a Coastal Development Permit, Use Permit and Variance approvals in conjunction with the demolition of an existing residence and construction of a four- level single-family residence with two attached garage spaces.

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 Variance is to reduce the front yard setback from the required 6 foot 3 inch setback to 5 feet and the required rear yard setback from 8 feet 3 inches to 5 feet.

The Use Permit is required to address proposed over-height retaining walls for the project. Proposed 6 to 12 foot walls for the project would exceed the height limitations of the Zoning Code. A Use Permit approval is also requested to permit a reduced driveway length/garage setback of 16 feet 6 inches for one of the two garage entries where the Zoning Code would require 20 feet.


January 11, 2019 
NOTICE OF SMALL CELL WIRELESS FACILITIES POLICIES

News ImageOn September 27, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) adopted a Declaratory Ruling and Third Report and Order, FCC 18-133 (the “Small Cell Order”), in connection with two informal rulemaking proceedings entitled Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment, WT Docket No. 17-79, and Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment, WC Docket No. 17-84.


December 21, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 1-9-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

LOCATION: Unincorporated Areas of Orange County

ZONING/GENERAL PLAN: N/A

APPLICANT: OC Development Services

ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION: The subject project is Categorically Exempt (Class 8 – Action by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment) from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to Section 15308 of the CEQA Guidelines


October 19, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 11-1-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL –Planning Application PA180025 - a Variance request to allow a minimum side yard setback of
5 feet 10 inches where the E4 District standards would require a 13’10” setback (10% of lot width) in conjunction with the construction of a 1,602 square foot single story addition to an existing home.


September 28, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 10-10-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANING COMMISSION

SUBJECT - Public Hearing on the Appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s approval of Planning Application PA180013 for a Use Permit to allow architectural features of a proposed new residence to be up to 43 feet in height where the Coto de Caza Specific Plan Rural Residential District height limit is 35 feet maximum.


September 13, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-26-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180024 to amend the existing Ranch Plan Planned Community-Wide Alternative Development Standards (ADS) to include five (5) revised and one (1) additional ADS.


September 12, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-25-18 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION CERTIFYING SECOND REVISED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 616 FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION ADOPTING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT LUE 16-01 (LAND USE ELEMENT) FOR LAND USE DESIGNATION CHANGES FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS PROJECT, ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ADOPTING THE ESPERANZA HILLS SPECIFIC PLAN AND REZONING CERTAIN LAND FROM THE A-1 GENERAL AGRICULTURAL AND A1(0) GENERAL AGRICULTURE/OIL PRODUCTION DISTRICTS TO THE S ‘SPECIFIC PLAN’ DISTRICT, APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION APPROVING F VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP 17522.


September 6, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-20-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL - Planning Application PA180021 A Use Permit to allow Verizon Wireless to initiate telecommunication activity at a proposed local community park site within Ladera Ranch, and a Site Development Permit with alternative development standards to height limit and off-street parking to allow the installation of new panel antennae on a new forty-five (45) foot tall telecommunication tower disguised as a faux eucalyptus tree with new ground-level equipment support cabinets contained within a fenced equipment area at the base of the faux tree.


August 17, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-28-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION ADOPTING ADDENDUM TO FINAL EIR NO. 607, ADOPTION OF AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NORTH TUSTIN SPECIFIC PLAN TO ADD THE RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY OVERLAY DESINGATION AND REDESIGNATING CERTAIN LAND FROM THE 100-RSF RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY DESIGNATION TO THE 100-RSF RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY WITH RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY OVERLAY DISTRICT. AN UNCODIFED ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA ADOPTING THE CLEARWATER AT NORTH TUSTIN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, AND ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING A USE PERMIT AND SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT TO PERMIT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 100-UNIT SENIOR CARE FACILITY (COLLECTIVELY, PLANNING APPLICATION PA170040).


August 6, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-22-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA120037 for a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, adoption of a Specific Plan, and certification of Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report
616 (SRFEIR 616).


August 3, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-16-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing for a Use Permit/Site Development Permit (Planning Application PA180010)

PROPOSAL: A Use Permit/Site Development Permit to the Zoning Administrator to establish Verizon Wireless as a wireless telecommunication carrier, and allow (under alternative development standards per Section XII,D,2 of Ladera Ranch Planned Community regulations) the installation of new panel antennae on a new telecommunication tower disguised as a faux eucalyptus tree with new ground-level equipment support cabinets contained within a masonry-walled equipment shelter at the base of the faux tree on a landscaped slope within an existing local community park in Ladera Ranch.


August 3, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-16-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA170034 for a Use Permit.
PROPOSAL: Planning Application PA170034 The applicant is seeking a Use Permit for the addition of an automobile spray booth to an existing automotive repair business. A Use Permit is also requested to reduce the required two-way parking access way width from twenty (28) feet to twenty-three feet and four inches (23’4”).


August 3, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-16-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180012 for a Use Permit.
PROPOSAL: Planning Application PA180012 Use Permit to the Zoning Administrator to allow construction to allow construction of a fifteen (15) foot high patio cover within the rear setback area.


July 23, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-2-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR


SUBJECT - Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180013 for a Use Permit to allow architectural features of a proposed new residence to be up to 43 feet in height where the Coto de Caza Specific Plan Rural Residential District height limit is 35 feet maximum.


July 23, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-2-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT - Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180016 for a Use Permit to allow two architectural features (pole towers) of a proposed outdoor climbing structure to be up to 42 feet 6 inches and 43 feet 9 inches in height where the A1 General Agriculture District’s height limit is 35 feet maximum.


July 23, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-2-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT - Public Hearing on Planning Application PA180018 for a Use Permit to allow the replacement and enlargement of a convenience store associated with an existing Chevron gas station. The enlargement of the facilities requires a new Use Permit.


July 13, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-25-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors on Planning Application PA170040 for an Amendment to the North Tustin Specific Plan (NTSP), Use Permit, Development Agreement and Site Development Permit to construct a 100-unit Senior Living Facility on an approximately 6.6-acre vacant project site.


June 22, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-5-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA170031 Use Permit to the Zoning Administrator to allow construction of an eight (8) foot high trellis in the front and side setback area, a fourteen (14) foot high patio cover in the rear setback area, and a seven (7) foot high block wall in the rear property line along an adjacent flood control channel.



May 25, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 6-7-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA170035 for a Site Development Permit and Use Permit.


May 8, 2018 
County Seeks Public Input on Zoning Code Update

News ImageThe County of Orange has embarked on a comprehensive Zoning Code update, known as "Orange is the New Green," which aims to achieve a new standard of sustainability. Learn more about the new Zoning Code and upcoming public workshops.


March 30, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

News ImageNotice 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.


March 30, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

News ImageNOTICE 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.


March 23, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE 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.


March 23, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

NOTICE 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.


March 16, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 3-28-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: General Plan Amendment T18-01 – Transportation Element

PROPOSAL: Revise the County of Orange Circulation Plan, contained in the Transportation Element, to conform the Circulation Plan to the Orange County Master Plan of Arterial Highways (MPAH). The amendment will: 1) delete the proposed alignment of the SR 241 Transportation Corridor, 2) delete a proposed extension of Jamboree Road from Santiago Canyon Road to Weir Canyon Road, and 3) add “F” Street/Los Patrones Parkway from Oso Parkway to Cow Camp Road and designate it a Secondary Arterial Highway.



February 16, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2-28-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Planning Application PA170027 for a Site Development Permit and Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: Site Development Permit and Use Permit for new single-family residence with an attached
2-car garage on a vacant ½ acre parcel in close proximity to Live Oak Canyon Road within the Foothill/Trabuco Specific Plan area with approximately 320 cubic yards of grading and an accessory structure in the front yard setback.


February 16, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2-28-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Planning Application PA170028 for a Site Development Permit.

PROPOSAL: Site Development Permit for two parcels, Parcel 1 for grading in excess of 500 cubic yard on slopes greater than 30% and construction of a new three-story Single-Family residence with attached three-car garage, a new split-level second residential unit with retaining walls, Parcel 2 for grading in excess of 500 cubic yards on slopes greater than 30% and construction of room additions to an existing Single-Family Residence including attached garages, attached pool house, and rear yard pool, spa and paved patio area.


February 13, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2-21-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Vesting Tentative Tract Map VTTM 18062 to receive public testimony and to consider approval of the proposed map.

PROPOSAL: The Applicant proposes a gated 16 lot single-family detached planned development subdivision with private streets.


February 2, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2-15-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA170039 Variance to the Zoning Administrator for a proposed 550 square foot addition connecting the existing single family dwelling to an existing detached garage located 5 feet 1 inch from the rear property line, instead of the required 15 feet, with roof eave as close as 4 feet 4 inches, instead of the required 11 feet 3 inches.


January 12, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON 1-24-18 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA130026, The Preserve at San Juan, for a General Plan Amendment LUE 17-01, Zone Change ZC 17-01, Final EIR 618 and Area Plan PA130026 for the development of a 72-unit single-family residential subdivision.


January 5, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 1-17-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISON COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: Vesting Tentative Parcel Map (VTPM) 2017-168 within Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.3, Ranch Plan Planned Community

LOCATION: The project site is located in the southeastern portion of unincorporated Orange County, in Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.3 of the Ranch Plan Planned Community, in the Fifth (5th) Supervisorial District. VTPM 2017-168 is located on Lots 42-44, C-H, EE and B1 of Tract 17563.


January 5, 2018 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 1-18-18
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

PROPOSAL – Planning Application PA170037 A request for a Coastal Development Permit, Use Permit and Variance approvals in conjunction with the demolition of an existing residence and construction of four-level single-family residence (with one level completely subterranean) with an attached four-car garage (utilizing tandem spaces).

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

The Use Permit is required to address the proposed driveway’s length and slope, and various proposed over- height walls on the site. The driveway slope proposes a -7% gradient where the maximum allowed by Zoning Code is -6%. Walls within the front yard setback will be 5 feet for the spa safety enclosure and 10 feet for an architectural wing wall where Zoning would allow a 3 foot 6-inch maximum height. Retaining walls along the side and rear property lines will be from 6 feet to 15 feet 6 inches in height where Zoning would allow a maximum 6-foot wall.

The Variance is requested to allow a front setback of 8 feet and a rear setback of 5 feet where the Zoning
Code would require a setback of 8 feet 10 inches based upon the shallow lot provisions of the Code


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