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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
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Events

January 18, 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.
January 24, 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.
February 1, 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.
February 7, 2018
8:30 AMDevelopment Processing Review CommitteeAll DPRC meetings are scheduled to be held from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month at the County of Orange, H. G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, 1st Floor, Conference Room 168, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless otherwise notified.
February 7, 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.
News ImageJanuary 12, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE 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. ( View PDF )
News ImageJanuary 5, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEENOTICE 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.
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News ImageJanuary 5, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATORNOTICE 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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News ImageDecember 1, 2017  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 12-12-17 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION CERTIFYING FINAL EIR NO. 629, ADOPTION OF AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE REZONING CERTAIN LAND FROM AR-20,000 “AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL” DISTRICT WITH A 20,000 SQUARE FOOT MINIMUM BUILDING SITE AREA TO AR-10,000 (PD-10,000) “AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL” DISTRICT WITH A 10,000 SQUARE FOOT MINIMUM BUILDING SITE AREA WITH A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY WITH A 10,000 SQUARE FOOT AVERAGE BUILDING SITE AREA, AND APPROVAL OF USE PERMIT PA160051. ( View PDF )
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