The Planning Division's primary responsibilities include implementation of the City's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, and management of development in the City. This includes processing of land use and development applications for review by the City Council or Planning Commission. Good land use policy is critical to the City's future and ensures that Lake Forest maintains a high quality of life for residents and a viable local economy for businesses.

Notice of public hearing

Zoning Code Amendment (ZC) 03-22-5511, an ordinance amending the City’s Zoning Map and various provisions of the Lake Forest Municipal Code regarding mixed-use zoning districts and associated regulations, development and design standards and amending the following planned community texts regarding the same:  Foothill Ranch, Pacific Commercentre, Lake Forest, El Toro Planned Community, and Rancho de los Alisos  

Planning Commission Hearing Date: July 7, 2022

Hearing Time: 6:30 p.m.

Hearing Location: City of Lake Forest Council Chambers, 100 Civic Center Drive, Lake Forest                                       

Public Hearing Notice

Mixed-Use Sites Map

For more information, click on the "Mixed-Use Zoning" link. Contact Senior Planner Marie Luna for more information