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Attention: Full Self-Service Electronic Submittals available starting August 2017

Full Self-Service submittals will be required for all projects starting September 2017 (no hard copies of any project documentation will be accepted after September 2017).

Attention: OCPlanning.net will be Retiring 2017

The OCPlanning.net Domain will be retiring in 2017. Please bookmark our new address: http://ocpublicworks.com/gov/pw/ds/

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 24, 2017
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.
June 1, 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.
June 7, 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.
News ImageMay 12, 2017  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 5-24-17
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

PROPOSAL: OC Development Services/Planning is recommending that the Orange County Planning Commission:
1) certify the adequacy of FEIR 624, prepared for the Lyon Subdivision Project; and 2) approve Planning Application PA150054 for an Area Plan to establish the master plan of development and grading and a Modification of the Specific Plan’s Statistical Table to transfer of ten (10) dwelling units allocations from Planning Area 2 to Planning Area 7.

The Lyon Subdivision project proposes the development of a 25 single-family home sites and associated infrastructure on the southerly 64 acres of the property. The existing residence and structures on the northerly portion of the property would remain.
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News ImageApril 21, 2017  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON MAY 3, 2017
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

PROPOSAL: Tentative Parcel Map 2005-182 – a proposal to subdivide property at 19342 Live Oak Canyon Road into two parcels, each with a minimum net area of 2.0 acres. No property improvements are proposed with this application. Site improvements will based upon and in conformance with previous discretionary permit approvals.

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News ImageApril 18, 2017  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 5-9-17

PROPOSAL: A General Plan Amendment from 5 Open Space to 1B Suburban Residential and a Zone Change from A1 Agricultural and A1-(O) Agricultural with an Oil Production Overlay to S Specific Plan, and the adoption of the Esperanza Hills Specific Plan in order to develop the property, and proposed Vesting Tentative Tract Map (VTTM) 17522 to construct a 340 unit gated community with large lot, low density residential neighborhoods on approximately 469 acres with an overall density of 0.73 dwelling units per acre.
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News ImageApril 17, 2017  NOTICE OF STUDY SESSION BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE OF STUDY SESSION 4-26-17
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

PROPOSAL: The Cowan Heights Residential Development Project proposes to develop 22 single-family homes on a 6.03-acre site. The project requires a Zone Change from AR-20,000 - AR “Agricultural Residential” District with a 20,000 square foot minimum building site requirement to AR-10,000 (PD) 10,000 - AR “Agricultural Residential” District with a 10,000 square foot minimum building site requirement and a “Planned Development” Overlay with a
10,000 square foot average land area per unit; a Use Permit to establish the development standards for the project and to address project design issues including but not limited to proposed building pad locations, infrastructure and, grading; and VTTM 18062 – A vesting tentative tract map to establish twenty-two (22) legal building sites, with an average area of
10,000 square feet, private streets and other common areas.
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