Current Projects and Recent Decisions
Updated as of April 20, 2017Most appeals 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 Development Services 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.
||Director of Development Services||(949) email@example.com|
|Niki Wetzel||Planning Manager||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Senior Planner||(949) email@example.com|
|Marie Luna||Senior Planner||(949) 461-3466|
|Amy Stonich||Contract Senior Planner||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Associate Planner||(949) email@example.com|
||Assistant Planner||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bryan Tung||Planning Intern||(949) email@example.com|
Dunkin Donuts Drive-Thru Project (Rockfield Boulevard)
30 day comment period begins January 31, 2017 and ends March 1, 2017.
Notice of Intent (NOI)
Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration
Appendix 8.1 - Air Quality/Greenhouse Gas Data
Appendix 8.2 - Geotechnical Engineering Exploration & Analysis
Appendix 8.3 - Hazardous Materials Documentation
Appendix 8.4 - Hydrology & Hydraulic Study/Preliminary Water Quality Management Plan
Appendix 8.5 - Noise Data
Appendix 8.6 - Traffic Impact Analysis & Queuing Study
Appendix 8.7 - Utilities Correspondence
The table below is a list of recent decisions and corresponding appeal periods, when applicable.
|Case No.||Planner||Approving Body||Description||Location||Applicant||Status|
|CP 11-16-4981||AL||Admin||New fuel cell server and 8-ft. tall sound wall in a landscaped area in the rear parking area of Home Depot.||23651 El Toro Road||Cheree Naes, Copre States Group||Approved on April 20, 2017. Appeal period ends on May 8, 2017.|
|ZC 1-17-4998||AS||Planning Commission||Amend the City's Zoning Code related to Transitory Lodging.||Citywide||City of Lake Forest||At their April 13, 2017 meeting, the Planning Commission continued this item to the May 11, 2017 Planning Commission meeting.|
|SDP 6-16-4923||JM||Planning Commission||Modification to approved SDP 6-12-2697 for exterior and patio modifications for Avila’s Restaurant.||24406 Muirlands Boulevard||Sal Avila||At their April 13, 2017 meeting, the Planning Commission continued this item to the May 11, 2017 Planning Commission meeting.|
|ZC 3-17-5023||NW||Planning Commission||Amend Section 2.060.010 and Chapter 9.02 of the Lake Forest Municipal Code to establish the Planning and Traffic Commission.||Citywide||City of Lake Forest||At their April 13, 2017 meeting, the Planning Commission recommended approval of this item to the City Council. City Council to review item at their May 2, 2017 meeting.|
|SDP 3-17-5015/ PSP 3-17-5014||JM||Planning Commission||Proposed amendment to SDP 2-16-4879 to modify the material, design and height of the community entry walls.||Tracts 17707/17963- northwest corner of Portola Parkway and Rancho Parkway||Rachel Lenz, Toll Brothers Inc.||Approved on April 13, 2017. Appeal period to end on May 1, 2017.|
|CP 3-17-5024||BT||Admin||New retail automobile dealership with 2 vehicles or fewer||20371 Lake Forest Drive||Farzad Jilany, First Carco America, Inc.||Approved on April 6, 2017. Appeal period to end on April 24, 2017.|
|CP 03-17-5025||AL||Admin||Cittadina Trattoria Outdoor Patio||27412 Portola Parkway||David Hall||Approved on April 11, 2017. Appeal period to end on April 26, 2017|