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*Important Notice* Orange County Public Works is launching a new electronic permitting system on January 28, 2019. Please create your new customer portal account at https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ or call Customer Care at 714-667-8888 for more information.


*Important Notice* All Small Cell Wireless Facilities Applications require a pre-scheduled appointment. County shall use reasonable efforts to offer an appointment within five working days after receipt of a written request potential applicants. Small Cell Wireless Facilities Applications require all elements of the “Wireless Communications Facilities Within Highways Submittal Package Preparers/Reviewers Checklist” found here; as well as, all other required materials for necessary permits and approvals, e.g., encroachment permits, excavation permits, construction permits, etc. Additionally, Small Cell Wireless Facilities Applications for Small Cell Wireless Facilities on County-owned infrastructure in rights-of-way require a fully executed site agreement between the County and the applicant.

The County of Orange is updating its zoning code to address a variety of issues and opportunities. Click here for additional information.

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

July 17, 2019
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.
July 18, 2019
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.
August 1, 2019
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.
August 7, 2019
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.
August 14, 2019
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.
News ImageJuly 8, 2019  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATORNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-18-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR


PROPOSAL –Planning Application PA180050 - a Variance request to allow a minimum side yard setback of 5 feet 1 inch for a 125 square foot bathroom expansion where the E4 District standards would require a setback of 10 feet 8 inches (10% of lot width), and a Use Permit request to allow over-height walls of up to 8 feet and 9 feet along the property’s west and south property line where the maximum allowable height would otherwise be 6 feet.

LOCATION: The project is located at 19102 Ervin Lane Vista del Lago in the unincorporated North Tustin area, within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District.
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News ImageJuly 3, 2019  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEENOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

PROPOSAL: Tentative Parcel Map 2018-154 – a proposal to subdivide a 20,806 square foot property with an existing single family home into two lots. The proposed new parcels will be 10,805 square feet and 10,003 square feet in area. Excepted as conditioned for right of way improvements, no property improvements are proposed with this application. The existing structures will be required to be removed prior to recordation of the subject map.

LOCATION: The project site is located at 12221 Circula Panorama in the unincorporated North Tustin area within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District (APN 094-212-06). ( View PDF )
News ImageJuly 3, 2019  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEENOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

PROPOSAL: Vesting Tentative Tract Map 17629 and 17270 – The Preserve at San Juan project proposes a gated community development of 72 single-family residential lots in two noncontiguous Vesting Tentative Tract Maps areas. VTTM 17269 proposes 29 residential lots and 13 lettered lots and VTTM 17270 proposes 43 residential lots and 19 lettered lots.

LOCATION: The Project is located approximately 2,300 feet west of the intersection of Ortega Highway and Long Canyon Road on Long Canyon Road, within the unincorporated area of Orange County and near or abutting the Riverside County jurisdictional boundary; within the Fifth (5th) Supervisorial District; Assessor’s Parcel Numbers. 125-120-37, 125-120-39, 40, and 41. ( View PDF )
News ImageJuly 3, 2019  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEENOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-17-19
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE


PROPOSAL: Tentative Parcel Map 2018-194 – a proposal to subdivide a 30,961 square foot property into two lots. The proposed new parcels will be 15,654 square feet and 15,316 square feet in area. No property improvements are proposed with this application.

LOCATION: The project site is located at 18921 Fairhaven Avenue in the unincorporated North Tustin area within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District (APN 393-011-18). ( View PDF )
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