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File #: 21-0574    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearings Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/13/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Continued Public Hearing to consider 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 and neighborhood mixed use zones. (Continued from September 14, 2021)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 Ordinance No.15-21, 3. Attachment 2 Ordinance No. 15-21 (Redlined), 4. Attachment 3 Resolution No. 11354 (Including Small Lot Subdivision Guidelines), 5. Attachment 4 Planning Commission Resolution No. PC 17-21, 6. Attachment 5 Planning Commission Resolution PC 18-21, 7. Attachment 6 Planning Commission Staff Report July 19, 2021, 8. Attachment 7 Planning Commission Minutes July 19, 2021, 9. Attachment 8 Comparative Representative Site Plans
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Thomas R. Hatch, Interim City Manager

FROM: Susan Galvan, Interim Community Development Director


1. SUBJECT
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Continued Public Hearing to consider 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 and neighborhood mixed use zones. (Continued from September 14, 2021)
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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 contextually compatible single-family residential housing units on infill sites with multi-family and mixed use zoning.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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1. Introduce and conduct First Reading of Ordinance No. 15-21. An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Orange amending Title 16 and Title 17 of the Orange Municipal Code relating to regulation of small lot subdivisions.
2. Adopt Resolution No. 11354. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Orange approving Small Lot Subdivision Guidelines.
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4. FISCAL IMPACT
None.
5. STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Goal 3. Enhance and promote quality of life in the community.
c. Support and enhance attractive, diverse living environments.
6. DISCUSSION AND BACKGROUND
With growing frequency, the Planning Division receives inquiries about site redevelopment involving compact arrangements of detached, for sale, single-family housing units. In most cases, the zoning for the sites is multi-family residential. The desired small lot development format and single-family product type are not easily accommodated by the current development standards in the Zoning Ordinance. As a result, representative projects that experienced a lengthy entitlement process in Orange include the MBK Homes/Irving House and Cohen Residentia...

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