Chapman University Specific Plan Amendment No. 7

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Orange
Document Title
Chapman University Specific Plan Amendment No. 7
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Present Land Use: Campus Core: Public institution/educational, commercial, medium to low density residential, and industrial Existing General Plan Designation(s): Low Density Residential 2-6 Du/ Ac Low Medium Residential 6-15 Dul Ac Light Industrial Max 1.0 FAR, 3-story height limit Public Facilities and Institutions Max 2.0 FAR Old Towne Mixed Use-15 Spoke Street Max. 0.6 FAR, 6-15 Du/Ac. Old Towne Mixed Use-24 Max. 6-24 Du/Ac, 1.0-1.5 FAR Existing Zoning Classification: Single Family Residential Residential Duplex Residential Duplex (Specific Plan) Residential Multiple Family Public Institution (Specific Plan) Old Towne Mixed Use - 15 Spoke Street Old Towne Mixed Use - 24 Industrial Manufacturing
Document Description
The proposed Specific Plan Amendment is a comprehensive update to the existing Specific Plan that includes incorporation of additional properties into the Specific Plan area, an increase in student enrollment, an expanded and updated discussion of campus-wide landscaping, inclusion of a requirement that 50 percent of undergraduate students are housed in Chapman University housing, inclusion of quality of life requirements, an enhanced circulation discussion, refinement to the design guidelines and development standards, new landscape design guidelines, reduced student housing parking requirements, conversion of and an updated implementation chapter. See NOC Attachment for Full Detail.

Contact Information

Kelly Ribuffo
Agency Name
City of Orange
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Chapman University
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Multiple: Everett Place, Shaffer Street, Maple Ave, and N. Rampart St, W. Chapman Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
See Attached NOC
State Highways
1-5, SR-57, SR-22, SR-55
AT&SF Railroad
UCI Medical Center heliport
See Attached NOC
Santa Ana River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Educational (Chapman University Specific Plan Amendment)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian


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