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

July 15, 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.
July 16, 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.
July 22, 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.
August 5, 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.
August 6, 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.
News ImageJuly 10, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-22-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-0225 for a Site Development Permit and Use Permit. ( View PDF )
News ImageJuly 9, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-15-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: “B” Vesting Tentative Tract Map 19108 for Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.3, Ranch Plan Planned Community.

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News ImageJuly 9, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 7-16-2020
BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA20-0069 for a Site Development Permit including a Project Specific Alternative Site Development Standard for a Temporary Wireless Communications Facility (Ranch Plan Planning Area 2, Subarea 2.1)

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News ImageJuly 9, 2020  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR 7-16-2020

SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Planning Application PA19-00253 for a Site Development Permit and Variance.

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