Current Projects and Recent Decisions

Updated as of December 13, 2018

Most decisions are effective 15 days after the date of the City’s Notice of Decision unless an appeal is filed.

Administrative approvals by the Director of Community Development may be appealed to the Planning Commission. Planning Commission decisions may be appealed to the City Council. Any appeal must set forth in writing the specific grounds for the appeal and be directed to the City Clerk. Refer to the Municipal Code for more information regarding the appeals process, or contact the City Clerk at (949) 461-3420.
For information on a specific project, please contact the planner assigned to that project.
Planner Title Phone Email
Gayle Ackerman
Director of Community Development (949) 461-3463 gackerman@lakeforestca.gov
Niki Wetzel Assistant Director of Community Development (949) 461-3479 nwetzel@lakeforestca.gov
Ron Santos
Senior Planner (949) 461-3449 rsantos@lakeforestca.gov
Marie Luna Senior Planner (949) 461-3466

mluna@lakeforestca.gov

Debbie Drasler Contract Senior Planner (949) 461-3466 ddrasler@lakeforestca.gov
Jennifer Mansur
Associate Planner (949) 461-3472 jmansur@lakeforestca.gov
Amanda Lauffer
Associate Planner (949) 461-3491 alauffer@lakeforestca.gov

Current Projects


For a list of projects that the Planning Division is currently processing, click here.
  

Recent Decisions



The table below is a list of recent decisions and corresponding appeal periods, when applicable.
Case No. Planner Approving Body Description Location Applicant Status
UP 08-18-5202 AL PC Establish Pup Up Hooray, a dog daycare facility, that would accommodate up to 120 dogs with an existing industrial building. 26834 Vista Terrace Andy Atiyeh, Pup Up Hooray Approved on December 13, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 31, 2018.
UP 10-18-5223 AL PC Establish Glee Music Academy, an instructional use that provides private one-on-one music lessons and weekend recitals, in an existing office building. 20902 Bake Parkway Karen Lake, Glee Music Academy Approved on December 13, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 31, 2018.
CP 10-18-5224 JM Admin Parking Lot Modifications for Shell Gas Station related to accessible parking stall upgrades.   21762 Lake Forest Drive Ahmad Ghaderi, A&S Engineering Approved on December 13, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 31, 2018.
CP 10-18-5230 AL Admin Remove and replace 3 existing wireless antennas with 6 new antennas. Remove 3 RRH and replace with 6 new RRH. Modify equipment in shelter, and add a hybrid cable. 22511 Aspan Street Lauren Tesoro, SBA/Sprint Approved on December 12, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 27, 2018.
CP 11-18-5233 AL Admin Modifications to the antennas, RRUs, and associated equipment for an existing wireless communication facility location on a water tower. 26001 ¾ Dimension Drive Matthew Yang, Tangent Systems Approved on December 12, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 27, 2018.
CP 10-18-5225 JA Admin Addition of a new SCE transformer for a facility power upgrade for Liquidmetal Technologies. 20321 Valencia Circle Kevin Kom, Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. Approved on December 11, 2018. Appeal period to end on December 26, 2018.