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File #: 21-0384    Version: 2
Type: PC/DRC New Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/1/2021 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: An ordinance amending Titles 16 and 17 of the Orange Municipal Code to establish development standards and streamlined subdivision and entitlement procedures for small lot subdivisions in multi-family residential zones.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 Resolution PC 17-21 (including draft Ordinance), 3. Attachment 2 Redlined Ordinance, 4. Attachment 3 Resolution PC 18-21 (including Small Lot Subdivision Guidelines)
TO: Chair and Members of the Planning Commission

FROM: Anna Pehoushek, Assistant Community Development Director


1. SUBJECT
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Public Hearing: An ordinance amending Titles 16 and 17 of the Orange Municipal Code to establish development standards and streamlined subdivision and entitlement procedures for small lot subdivisions in multi-family residential zones.
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2. SUMMARY
The City of Orange has prepared a Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance and associated guidelines to provide more flexible development standards and streamlined procedures for the development of single-family residential housing units on infill sites.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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1. Adopt Planning Commission Resolution No. 17-21 entitled:
A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of Orange recommending City Council approval of an ordinance of the City Council of the City of Orange amending Titles 16 and 17 of the Orange Municipal Code to establish development standards and streamlined subdivision and entitlement procedures for small lot subdivisions.
2. Adopt Planning Commission Resolution No. 18-21 entitled:
A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of Orange recommending City Council approval of Small Lot Subdivision Guidelines.
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4. AUTHORIZING GUIDELINES
Orange Municipal Code (OMC) Section 17.10.020 requires City Council approval of amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, but also establishes procedures by which the Planning Commission reviews and makes a recommendation to the City Council on amendments to the Zoning Ordinance.
5. PROJECT BACKGROUND
With growing frequency, the Planning Division is receiving inquiries about site redevelopment involving compact arrangements of detached, for sale, single-family housing units. The sites involved in these inquiries are typically properties that have been developed with non-residential uses that have become obsolete. Despite the development conditions, in most cases, the zoning for the sites is multi-fa...

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