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.
|Gayle Ackerman, AICP
||Director of Community Development||(949) 461-3463||Email Gayle Ackerman
|Niki Wetzel, AICP||Assistant Director of Community Development||(949) 461-3479||Email Niki Wetzel
||Senior Planner||(949) 461-3449||Email Ron Santos
|Marie Luna||Senior Planner||(949) 461-3466|
|Debbie Drasler||Contract Senior Planner||(949) 461-3466||Email Debbie Drasler
|Jennifer Mansur, AICP
||Associate Planner||(949) 461-3472||Email Jennifer Mansur
||Associate Planner||(949) 461-3491||Email Amanda Lauffer
View a list of projects (PDF) that the Planning Division is currently processing.
Public Review Period from January 4, 2019 to January 23 ,2019.
This project includes General Plan Amendment 03-18-5133, Zone Change 03-18-5134, Site Development Permit 03-18-5137, Tentative Parcel Map 03-18-5135, and General Plan Conformance 12-18-5240 for the construction of two new buildings (Kingdom Halls), which will be used for religious purposes. If you have any questions about this project or the following environmental information, please email Jennifer Mansur, Associate Planner or call at (949) 461-3472.
The following table is a list of recent decisions and corresponding appeal periods, when applicable.
|Case Number||Planner||Approving Body||Description||Location||Applicant||Status|
|UP 02-19-5248||JM||PC||Use permit for a new heavy automotive repair business.||
26100 Dimension Drive (Caliber Collision)
|Randy Orozco, RPO Designs, Inc.||Approved on July 11, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 29, 2019.|
|UP 05-19-5283 / PSP 05-19-5284||JM||PC||Use Permit and Planned Sign Program for a temporary model home complex and temporary model home identification and directional signage for the Amara neighborhood in the southerly portion of the Serrano Summit residential community.||Tract 18162||Vivian Extale, Lennar Homes||
Approved on July 11, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 29, 2019.
|SDP 03-19-5254||AL||PC||A request for the development of 120 multi-family dwelling units on a 6.4 acre site in the northern portion of the Serrano Summit Development.||Area Plan 2009-01||Vivian Extale, Lennar Homes||Approved on July 11, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 29, 2019.|
|UP 03-19-5253||DD||PC||A request for the development of 51 single-family detached condominium dwelling units on a 4.22-acre site in the northern portion of the Serrano Summit Development.||Area Plan 2009-01||Jaren Nuzman, Lennar Homes||Approved on July 11, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 29, 2019.|
|CP 06-19-5291||JM||Admin||Interior modifications to an existing indoor rock climbing facility, Aesthetic Climbing Gym, including conversion of the existing yoga studio to new rock climbing walls, the addition of a mezzanine to accommodate a viewing area and a new restroom, and the reconfiguration of the first floor.||26794 Vista Terrace||Rich Brown, RBarchD||Approved on July 3, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 18, 2019.|
|CP 05-19-5282||JA||Admin||Addition of concrete pad and equipment enclosure for new mechanical (HVAC) equipment.
||20412 Barents Sea Circle||Doug Stevenson, ACCO Engineered Systems||Approved on July 3, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 18, 2019.|
|CP 05-19-5286||ML||Admin||Exterior remodel of existing drive-through Taco Bell Restaurant to consist of new paint, finish, windows, and entry doors, as well as revised landscaping.||26656 Portola Parkway
||Eldrick Alexander, VMI Architecture, Inc.||Approved on July 3, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 18, 2019.|
|CP 04-19-5263||ML||Admin||Construction of structural foundation and security enclosure for regenerative thermal oxidizer (R.T.O.) unit and its associated systems on a portion of the existing parking lot.||1 Icon (Oakley)||Anthony Han, Keisker & Wiggle||Approved on June 18, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 3, 2019.|
|CP 06-19-5287||ML||Admin||Modification to the Unit 6 design resulting in a minor modification to the floorplan and building elevation.||“Copperleaf/Silveroak”, condominiums located within the IronRidge development area Portola Center South; specifically, Buildings 3 through 6, and 22 through 28 in Planning Area 7, Tentative Tract Map 15353.
||Brian Frame, Landsea||Approved on June 20, 2019. Appeal period to end on July 5, 2019.|