Bethsaida Senior Living Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Orange County
Document Title
Bethsaida Senior Living Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The existing zone is Residential Single (100-RSF) and General Plan is Suburban Residential, with density range 0.5 to 18 dwelling unit per acre.
Document Description
The project is for the development of a 153 dwelling units assisted/independent senior living community on a 7.25-acre undeveloped parcel. The project site is located at 13765 Newport Avenue, with the unincorporated area of North Tustin (NT). The project will require Conditional Use Permit pursuant to Ordinance 08-015, Senior Living Facilities. Zone Change and Specific Plan Amendment to modify the NT Specific Plan to change the land use designation from Residential Single Family (100-RSF) to Residential Multiple Family (RMF) 1.51 Medium High Residential, with a density range of 6.5 to 18 dwelling units per acre and a density bonus of 18 percent pursuant to State of California Government Code Section 65915 (f)(3) the developer is entitled to a 20 percent density bonus for providing 100 percent senior citizen housing. The developer has elected an 18 percent density bonus. As a result, the 153 total residential units is comprised of: 130 base units and 23 density bonus units.

Contact Information

Channary Leng
Agency Name
Orange County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Newport Avenue and Ervin Lane
Total Acres
State Highways
Hewes MS, Foothill HS
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: North Tustin

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 154, Acres 7.25)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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