Current Projects and Recent Decisions
Updated as of June 15, 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) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Niki Wetzel||Planning Manager||(949) email@example.com|
||Senior Planner||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Marie Luna||Senior Planner||(949) 461-3466|
|Amy Stonich||Contract Senior Planner||(949) email@example.com|
||Associate Planner||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Assistant Planner||(949) email@example.com|
|Bryan Tung||Planning Intern||(949) firstname.lastname@example.org|
Dunkin Donuts Drive-Thru Project (Rockfield Boulevard)
30 day comment period begins January 31, 2017 and ends March 1, 2017.
Notice of Intent (NOI)
Draft Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration for Public Review
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
Final Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration
The table below is a list of recent decisions and corresponding appeal periods, when applicable.
|Case No.||Planner||Approving Body||Description||Location||Applicant||Status|
|SDP 04-17-5031||ML||Admin||Model home complex for SDP 6-16-4954: Brookhaven, a single family residential development in Portola South, Planning Area R-5.||Tract 17946||Brian Frame, Landsea||Approved on June 13, 2017. Appeal period to end on June 28, 2017|
|SDP 05-17-5038||RS||Admin||Model home complex for Tract 17543 (Sagebrush) consisting of 4 model homes, 1 in-garage temporary sales office, 11 off-street parking spaces, 1 portable restroom, and a temporary shade structure.||Tract 17543||Tara Freese, Shea Homes||Approved on June 12, 2017. Appeal period to end on June 27, 2017|
|SDP 04-17-5029||AL||Planning Commission||New Montessori school for 56 children including new outdoor play area.||20651 Lake Forest Drive. #101A||Brittney Lafontaine, New Thought Montessori||Approved on June 8, 2017. Appeal period to end on June 26, 2017.|
|SDP 3-17-5013||AL||Planning Commission||Establish the required number of off-street parking spaces for Miracle Recovery Center, a permitted medical office use, located within an existing 2,500 sq. ft. office space.||23331 El Toro Road, Suite 102||Aaron Goldberg, Miracle Recovery Center||Called up for review by the City Council. Public hearing to be held on July 18, 2017.|
|UP 11-15-4854||AS||Planning Commission||Request to construct a new self-storage facility and warehouse storage building with vehicle rentals (UHaul).||25290 Jeronimo Road||Jim Lorimer||Approved on June 8, 2017. Appeal period to end on June 26, 2017.|
|ZC 03-17-5009||AS||City Council||Amend the City's Zoning Code related to Accessory Dwelling Units.||Citywide||City of Lake Forest||City Council introduced item and conducted first reading at their June 6, 2017 meeting. Second reading and adoption scheduled for the June 20, 2017 meeting.|
|ZC 01-17-4998||AS||City Council||Amend the City's Zoning Code related to Transitory Lodging.||Citywide||City of Lake Forest||City Council introduced item and conducted first reading at their June 6, 2017 meeting. Second reading and adoption scheduled for the June 20, 2017 meeting.|
|SDP 06-16-4923||JM||Planning Commission||Modification to approved SDP 6-12-2697 for exterior and patio modifications for Avila’s Restaurant.||24406 Muirlands Boulevard||Sal Avila||Approved on June 8, 2017. Appeal period to end on June 26, 2017.|