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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

NOTICE 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

LOCATION: The project is located within the Emerald Bay community at 66 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA
within the Fifth (5th) Supervisorial District.

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