Chapman University Specific Plan, Fifth Amendment

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Orange
Document Title
Chapman University Specific Plan, Fifth Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Industrial, residential, and mixed uses

Document Description
The Project's objectives are as follows: (1) amend the existing Specific Plan boundaries to reflect the University's current landholdings; (2) establish appropriate development regulations and standards for a new land use area that would implement development of University facilities and related uses, including the proposed School of Film and Television facilities and associated uses; (3) define a historic preservation/enhancement process; (4) define a comprehensive signage program that would retain sensitivity to the Old Towne Historic District while providing for a University identity and wayfinding program; (5) incorporate the design guidelines and standards of the adopted Specific Plan, Old Towne Historic District, National Register of Historic Places, and Southwest Redevelopment Area into one set of stand-alone design guidelines; (6) remove the Specific Plan Area from the Southwest Redevelopment Area; (7) Identify future expansion areas for Chapman University; and (8) update and revise the Specific Plan to reflect Amendment No. 4 and No. 5, streamline the processing requirements, corrected exhibits, and make other changes as necessary.

Contact Information
Ms. Karen Sully
City of Orange
Lead/Public Agency
300 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92866

Phone : (714) 744-7220


Cross Streets
Glassell Street, Lemon Street, Rose Street, Shaffer Street, and Palm Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
55, 22
Chapman University
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Site Plan Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation Cultural Resources, Utilities
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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