Forms, applications and handouts

Zoning Information - Land Uses and Basic Development Standards

Zoning Documents

Design & Landscape Standards

Citywide Design Guidelines

Commercial Landscape Standards

Residential Building Design

Hotel & Motel Design Standards

PRD Standards

North Broadway Corridor Design Standards

 Site Plan Review Package

Entire Site Plan Review Package

Individual pages of Site Plan Review Package:

Site Plan Review General Data

Site Plan Review Affidavit

Site Plan Review Existing Conditions

Site Plan Review Project Description

Site Plan Review Submittal Checklist

Transit Zoning Code Supplemental Project Description

Discretionary Action Permit Applications

Conditional Use Permit Application
ABC and Restaurant After Hours Submittal Package

Development Agreement Application

General Plan Amendment Application

Submittal Checklist for Discretionary Action Application

Variance Application

Zone Change Application

Minor Exception Application
Environmental - Initial Study Checklist

Special Use Permit
Regional Planned Sign Program Application


Front Yard Fence Minor Exception Application

 Subdivision / Lot Consolidation Applications

Subdivision Application and Submittal Checklist

Lot Line Adjustment Application Package

Voluntary Lot Merger


Water Conservation Ordinance Package

Water Conservation Ordinance Information/Summary

Water Conservation Ordinance (Section 41-1500)

Water Conservation Concept Statement

Water Conservation Ordinance Certificate of Compliance


Landscape Plan Information

California Friendly Landscape Guidelines
Reference List for Dry Climate Plants

Commercial Landscape Standards

Recommended Tree Information and List

Synthetic Turf Standards


Historic Property Applications

Mills Act Contract Information

Mills Act Contract Application

Mills Act Contract Sample Valuation

Local Historic Register Information

Historic Property Application (adding your property to the register)

Historic Submittal Checklist (adding your property to the register)

Historic Submittal Checklist (for project submittal to the Commission)

Historic Resources Commission Information

Historic Resources Commission Review Application

Application for Removal from the Santa Ana Register of Historical Property

Historic Exterior Modification Application



Sign Code / Sign Regulations

Sign Permit Application

Sign Program Application

Sign Program Checklist

Temporary Sign Permit Application

Miscellaneous Permit Applications and Handouts

2nd Dwelling Units
Adaptive Reuse Ordinance and eligible locations map
Certificate of Occupancy Questionnaire

Citywide Alcohol Sales and Entertainment Policies


Early Start Plan check Application

Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing Ordinance
Enhanced Vapor Recovery/In-Station Diagnostics Submittal Requirements

Entertainment Permit Application and Information
Exterior Telephone

Fire Suppression Systems Requirements

First Look Application

Front Yard Fence Permit Application

Front Yard Fence Example

Front Yard Fence Example (En Espanol)

Home Occupation Permit

Housing Opportunity Materials

Land Use Certificate (Child Care)
Land Use Certificate (for Special Events and Sales)

Land Use Certificate (Vending Machines)

Land Use Certificate (Small Recycling Facility)

New Single & Two Family Residences Application

Neighborhood Review Application
Non-conforming Buildings and Uses

Parking Graphics

Parking Requirements
Reasonable Accommodations Ordinance

Residential Addition Submittal Checklist
Roof Screen Detail

Solar Equipment Submittal Checklist

Structural Relocation Application

Temporary Trailer

Underground Utility Waiver
Window Replacement Checklist
Wireless Communication Facilities

Planning Fees (Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015)