Cowan Heights Residential Development Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Orange County
Document Title
Cowan Heights Residential Development Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: Agricultural Residential (AR); GP Designation: Suburban Residential (Code B1)
Document Description
Project would include the development of 22 new detached single-family homes on an approx. 5.9 acre project site. The Applicant is proposing to demolish the existing structure (storage shed) located on the project site and construct 22 detached single-family homes at a density of approx. 3 units per acre. The project site conforms to the current General Plan designation of Suburban Residential; however a zone change would be required form Agricultural Residential to Planned Community or Planned Unit Development. The 22-single family units would be two stores in height and have an average lot size of 10,000 sq. ft.

Contact Information

Kevin Shannon
Agency Name
Orange County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
N. Newport Blvd and Kingsbridge Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
503-581-03, 04, 05, 06, and 08
State Highways
SR 261, 241
Chapman Hills ES
Other Location Info
Cowan Heights Neighorhood

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 22, Acres 5.9)
Local Actions
Planned Unit Development, Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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