Planning Application PA23-0081 for a Coastal Development Permit and a Use Permit


SCH Number
Public Agency
Orange County
Document Title
Planning Application PA23-0081 for a Coastal Development Permit and a Use Permit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project is for approval of a Coastal Development Permit and a Use Permit to allow for the expansion and Interior remodeling of an existing residence. A Coastal Development Permit is required for the 711 square foot addition of conditioned, livable space and extensive remodeling to the existing residence. A Use Permit is also required to replace the existing front courtyard retaining wall within the front yard setback that will be higher than allowed. Interior remodel to the residence will include the reconfiguration of existing bedrooms, kitchen, and dining/living room area, as well as the relocation of Interior stairs within the existing footprint. Additional features include new storage areas adjacent to the garage, repair and replace portions of the existing Lower Level cantilevered deck and addition of 451 square feet of rear deck area to the Main/Upper Level deck located behind the residence. Other work will include modifications to roof overhangs and replacing windows.

Contact Information

Cindy Salazar
Agency Name
Orange County
Job Title
Land Use Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated area
Other Location Info
Emerald Bay Community

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections: 15301 - Class 1, 15302 - Class 2, 15303 - Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 (Section 15301(e)) exemption provides for the repair and maintenance, or minor alteration of existing private structures, that will not result in an increase of more than 50 percent of the floor area of the structure before the addition; Class 2 (Section 15302) exemption consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; Class 3 (Section 15303) exemption consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures - remodel an existing 2-story, single-family residence and construct a new 711 square foot addition. The project also includes the removal and reconstruction of a wall and gate within the front setbacks.
County Clerk


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