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 of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
City of Orange
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Development Types
Local Actions
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

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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