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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.

 

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

October 17, 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.
October 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.
October 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.
November 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.
November 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 (1st) Wednesday 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.
News ImageSeptember 28, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE 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. ( View PDF )
News ImageSeptember 13, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE 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. ( View PDF )
News ImageSeptember 12, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSNOTICE 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. ( View PDF )
News ImageSeptember 6, 2018  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATORNOTICE 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. ( View PDF )
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