OC Development Services

Oversees the planning and development entitlement requirements for private and public projects within the County’s unincorporated areas. This includes permit processing, inspection services and management of zoning, building and code regulations – all to ensure safe and responsible property development and community standards.

Core Services

Building & Safety

Ensures public safety by reviewing, monitoring, and approving, building plans, grading plans, water quality management plans and geotechnical reports. In addition, delivers community code enforcement services through the Neighborhood Preservation division.

Inspection Services

Provides professional building inspection, grading inspection, subdivision and encroachment inspection services for the unincorporated areas of Orange County.

Land Development

Manages the County’s role in the planning, design, financing, plan checking and construction of master planned communities. This includes public and privately-owned flood control facilities, highways, streets and all related infrastructure built or funded by master developers.

Planning

Ensures the positive growth and development of the County’s unincorporated areas through the implementation of the zoning code, planned communities, local coastal plans, specific plans and General Plan. Reviews environmental documents for both private and public development projects.

Permitting

Assists customers with permit submissions and issuance, research requests, property information and other inquiries through the public permit counter and the online myOCeServices/Land Management System platform.

 

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Events

October 7, 2020
8:30 AMDevelopment Processing Review CommitteeAll DPRC meetings are scheduled to be held from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, on the first (1st) Wednesday of each month at the County of Orange, County Administration South Building, 601 North Ross Street, Boardroom 300, Santa Ana, CA 92701, unless otherwise notified.
October 7, 2020
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, County Administration South Building, 601 North Flower Street, Multipurpose Room 105, Santa Ana, CA 92701, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
October 14, 2020
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.
October 15, 2020
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, County Administration South Building, 601 North Ross Street, Multipurpose Room 105, Santa Ana, CA 92701, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
October 21, 2020
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, County Administration South Building, 601 North Flower Street, Multipurpose Room 105, Santa Ana, CA 92701, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
News ImageAugust 24, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-3-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0245 for a Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: The applicant is requesting a Use Permit for the installation of one (1) new telecommunication facility in Newport Coast.

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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-3-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA20-0002 for a Use Permit.

PROPOSAL: The applicant is requesting a Use Permit for the installation of four (4) new telecommunication facilities in Newport Coast.

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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 9-3-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA20-0004 for a Use Permit

PROPOSAL: The applicant is requesting a Use Permit for the installation of one (1) new telecommunication facility in Newport Coast.

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August 14, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-26-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: General Plan Amendment GPA 20-01 Land Use, Transportation and Growth Management Elements

PROPOSAL: Recommend to the Board of Supervisors amendment of the County of Orange Land Use, Transportation and Growth Management Elements to incorporate new metrics for California Environmental Quality Act transportation analysis to ensure compliance with recent state mandated changes and adoption of the Guidelines for Evaluating Vehicle Miles Traveled Under CEQA prepared by LSA Associates, Inc. (August 2020) and the 2020 Updated Transportation Implementation Manual.

LOCATION:Unincorporated Areas of Orange County

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