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File #: 21-0465    Version: 1
Type: PC/DRC New Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/15/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: Conditional Use Permit No. 3143-21, Living Stone Methodist Church, 295 S. Flower Street
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 Planning Commission Resolution No. PC 30-21, 3. Attachment 2 Vicinity Map, 4. Attachment 3 Applicant Project Description, 5. Attachment 4 Site Photos, 6. Attachment 5 Project Plans
TO: Chair and Members of the Planning Commission

THRU: Anna Pehoushek, Assistant Community Development Director

FROM: Vidal F. M?rquez, Assistant Planner


1. SUBJECT
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Public Hearing: Conditional Use Permit No. 3143-21, Living Stone Methodist Church, 295 S. Flower Street
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2. SUMMARY
The applicant proposes to operate a church within an existing 4,862-sq. ft. professional office building.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
recommendation
Adopt Planning Commission Resolution No. PC 30-21 entitled:
A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of Orange approving Conditional Use Permit No. 3143-21 allowing Living Stone Methodist Church to operate a church with classes at 295 S. Flower Street.
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4. AUTHORIZING GUIDELINES
Orange Municipal Code (OMC) 17.10.030.C. and Table 17.13.030 authorizes the Planning Commission to review and take action on churches in commercial zones.
5. PROJECT BACKGROUND

Applicant:
Living Stone Methodist Church
Property Owner
Living Stone Methodist Church
Property Location
295 S. Flower Street
Existing General Plan
Land Use Element Designation
Neighborhood Office Professional (NOP)
Existing Zoning Classification
Office Professional (OP)
Old Towne
N/A
Specific Plan/PC
N/A
Site Size
29,185-sq. ft. lot
Circulation
The project site is located on the east side of South Flower Street. The existing site access is by one two-way driveway at the south of the site. The City's Master Plan of Streets and Highways classifies Flower Street as a collector street with a right-of-way width of 68 feet.
Existing Conditions
The site is developed with a vacant 4,862-sq. ft. office building, surface parking, front yard and perimeter landscaping, and trash enclosure.
Surrounding Land Uses and Zoning
To the west of the project site is St. John Maron Church and Grand Catered events, zoned Single-Family Residential (R-1-6). To the north of the project site are one-story single-family residences, zoned R-1-6. To the east and south are two-stor...

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