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January 16, 2019January 18, 2019

Local Program on Wildfires

Our friends at Hills For Everyone and Protect Our Homes and Hills were featured in the KCET program SoCal Connected last night. “The New Normal” featured mega-fires and how our landscape has changed. The fight to stop the Esperanza Hills project was a local example of where decision makers are choosing to put people–in very...

December 14, 2018January 11, 2019

The Importance of Deed Restrictions

Check out the article in Supervisor Shawn Nelson’s e-newsletter about the veteran’s cemetery. The county opted to transfer “a parcel of open land to the Orange County Cemetery District.” This is why deed restrictions and conservation easements on “open land” are absolutely necessary. View the Fourth District E-Newsletter.

December 3, 2018November 30, 2018

Zoning Code Update Initial Study & Neg Dec

The County of Orange Zoning Code Update – Initial Study/Negative Declaration is available for a 20-day review and comment period.  The proposed Negative Declaration is being circulated for public review starting on December 3, 2018 and ending on December 24, 2018. The ND and any supporting attachments are available for public review during normal business...

November 23, 2018November 23, 2018

Comments Due November 30th on OC Zoning Code

The County of Orange is soliciting feedback on its new Zoning Code “Orange is the New Green.” Comments are due November 30th. The first comment below has the latest version of the new zoning code. Check out the Zoning Code background and code changes.

September 24, 2018October 2, 2018

Why Put Homes in the Path of Wildfire?

Residents continue to fight the Esperanza Hills development in the hills above Yorba Linda (but in County territory).  Just before the Board of Supervisors hearing on September 25th, KPCC came out with this great article on why we keep putting houses where they will burn down.  Check out the statistics–they are mind blowing. Read the...