The County of Orange is updating its zoning code to address a variety of issues and opportunities. Click here for additional information.
Attention: Hall of Administration Parking Lot to Permanently Close Beginning July 26, 2017 The Hall of Administration parking lot (P4) will be permanently closed beginning July 26. Click here for alternate parking options.
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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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.
December 19, 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.
December 20, 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.
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. (
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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. (
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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. (
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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. (
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