Welcome to Orange County’s destination for your planning and development needs.  Development Services is a multi-disciplinary land development organization that offers comprehensive services to obtain a wide variety of building permits, special events permits, and land use entitlements.  Our priority is to serve the residents, businesses, and development community by improving the quality of life and protecting the environment through safe, sustainable planning and development practices.

Feel free to browse our new website and utilize our online services, or come see us at the Development Processing Center to work with one of our friendly development specialist professionals.

We thank you for your business!
Colby Cataldi
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Deputy Director, OC Public Works / Development Services

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December 8, 2016
8:30 AMDevelopment Processing Review CommitteeAll DPRC meetings are scheduled to be held from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month at the County of Orange, H. G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, 8th Floor, Conference Room 808, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless otherwise notified.
December 14, 2016
1:30 PMOC Planning CommissionAll Planning Commission Hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30pm, on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month at the Hall of Administration Building, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92702, 1st Floor, Planning Commission Room, unless otherwise notified.
December 15, 2016
1:30 PMOC Zoning AdministratorAll Zoning Administrator hearings are scheduled to be held at 1:30 pm, on the first and third Thursday of each month at the County of Orange, H.G. Osborne Building, 300 North Flower Street, Room B-10, Santa Ana, CA 92703, unless no items are scheduled to be heard.
News ImageJune 1, 2016  Dana Point/Capistrano Beach: Coast Hwy Closure & Bridge Demolition on June 2COMMUNITY NOTICE: Capistrano Surfside Inn Pedestrian Bridge Removal & Crosswalk Installation OC Public Works (OCPW) contractors will be removing a portion of the deteriorated bridge over Coast High ( View PDF )

News ImageMay 27, 2016  Orange County Public Works Announced as Winner of Inaugural "Data Innovation Challenge"The winning program will help continue keeping Orange County Watersheds clean by identifying possible dischargers ( View PDF )

News ImageMay 25, 2016  OCPW Receives Board Approval for 1st Bikeway Program Through Comprehensive 7-Year Capital Improvement ProgramThe program is a roadmap for investing over $545 million in the public infrastructure elements of transportation, flood control and bikeway corridors in communities throughout the county over the next seven years. ( View PDF )

News ImageApril 19, 2016  County's La Pata Ave Extension nearly 90% completeOC Public Works reaches 2-year construction milestone as extension portion of the major road project is expected to be completed in August 2016. View update for details and to see the project's photo gallery.