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File #: 22-724    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/24/2022 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action:
Title: PLANNING APPLICATION 22-10 REQUEST FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR A TEMPORARY COURTHOUSE AT 3390 HARBOR BOULEVARD
Attachments: 1. PA-22-10 Report, 2. 1. Draft Planning Commission Resolution, 3. 2. Applicant Letters, 4. 3. Vicinity Map, 5. 4. Zoning Map, 6. 5. Site Photos, 7. 6. Project Plans
TITLE:
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PLANNING APPLICATION 22-10 REQUEST FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR A TEMPORARY COURTHOUSE AT 3390 HARBOR BOULEVARD
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DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT/ PLANNING DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: CHRIS YEAGER, ASSOCIATE PLANNER
CONTACT INFORMATION: CHRIS YEAGER, 714.754.4883; Christopher.Yeager@costamesaca.gov

RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt a Resolution to:
1. Determine that the project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities); and
2. Approve Planning Application 22-10, subject to conditions of approval.
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APPLICANT OR AUTHORIZED AGENT:
Carmen Twork of Harbor Associates is the authorized agent for the applicant (Orange County Superior Court).
BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Sunflower Avenue. The site is developed with an existing two-story 77,556-square-foot commercial office building. The applicant (Orange County Superior Court) is requesting approval to temporarily occupy the second floor and a small portion of the first floor building area. The remainder of the space is vacant and was formerly occupied by an administrative office for "OptumRx" (a distributor of pharmaceutical products). Prior to the OptumRx tenancy, National University occupied the entire building. Vehicle access to the existing parking lot is provided by two driveways located on Harbor Boulevard and Sunflower Avenue. The site is accessible by the 43 OCTA Bus Route and a Class II Bikeway along Sunflower Avenue. The property is zoned Industrial Park (MP) and has a General Plan Land Use Designation of Industrial Park.
The properties surrounding the site include office and secondary educational uses. The subject property abuts 1375 South Coast Drive and 3370 Harbor Blvd which are both zoned Planned Development Commercial...

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