PA 150048 - Hodge Residence


SCH Number
Public Agency
Orange County
Document Title
PA 150048 - Hodge Residence
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The applicant is Requesting approval of a Coastal Development Permit and Use Permit to construct a new single family residence on a vacant lot in the Emerald Bay community. The applicant proposes a two-level 2.032 square foot dwelling, with a partially subterranean 603 square foot garage. A Use Permit approval is required for over height retaining walls witin the front yard setback and to allow the driveway slope to exceed a -6% slope. The retaining walls are proposed at a maximum height of 8 feet 8 inches where the maximum height would otherwise of 3 feet 6 inches, and are necessary to allow access to a below grade garage area. The driveway slope proposed is also necessary to access te proposed garage area.

Contact Information

Kevin Canning
Agency Name
Orange County Public Works/ Orange County Development Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Laguna Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
The project will develop a single family home n a vacant lot, consistent with all setback standards, only minor amendments are regarding retaining wall heights and driveway slope to access a below grade garage area. The project is consistent in scale and nature with similar uses in the area.

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