Cowan Heights Residential Development Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Orange County
Document Title
Cowan Heights Residential Development Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: Agricultural Residential (AR); GP Designation: Suburban Residential (Code B1)
Document Description
The project would involve demolition of an existing shed located on the project site and construction of 22 detached single family homes at a density of apporox 3.6 units per acre. The proposed project would have a zoning of 10,000 sf average lot size. The project conforms to the current GPD of suburban res; however a zone change would be required from AR to PC or Planned unit development. The 22 single family units would be two stories in height.

Contact Information

Kevin Canning
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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), 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 6.03)
Local Actions
Planned Unit Development, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit
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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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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