Current Projects and Recent Decisions

Updated as of October 5, 2018

Most decisions are effective 15 days after the date of the City’s Notice of Decision unless an appeal is filed.

Administrative approvals by the Director of Community Development may be appealed to the Planning Commission. Planning Commission decisions may be appealed to the City Council. Any appeal must set forth in writing the specific grounds for the appeal and be directed to the City Clerk. Refer to the Municipal Code for more information regarding the appeals process, or contact the City Clerk at (949) 461-3420.
For information on a specific project, please contact the planner assigned to that project.
Planner Title Phone Email
Gayle Ackerman
Director of Community Development (949) 461-3463 gackerman@lakeforestca.gov
Niki Wetzel Assistant Director of Community Development (949) 461-3479 nwetzel@lakeforestca.gov
Ron Santos
Senior Planner (949) 461-3449 rsantos@lakeforestca.gov
Marie Luna Senior Planner (949) 461-3466

mluna@lakeforestca.gov

Kirt Coury Contract Senior Planner (949) 461-3466 kcoury@lakeforestca.gov
Jennifer Mansur
Associate Planner (949) 461-3472 jmansur@lakeforestca.gov
Amanda Lauffer
Associate Planner (949) 461-3491 alauffer@lakeforestca.gov

Current Projects


For a list of projects that the Planning Division is currently processing, click here.
  

Recent Decisions



The table below is a list of recent decisions and corresponding appeal periods, when applicable.
Case No. Planner Approving Body Description Location Applicant Status
PSP 07-18-5198 KC PC Beacon sign within the Target parking lot. 26762 Portola Parkway Brian Leung, Kimley Horn and Associates Approved on October 11, 2018. Appeal period to end on October 29, 2018.
UP 07-18-5190 JM PC A request to allow alcohol sales for off-site consumption at an existing Shell Service Station. 23652 Rockfield Boulevard Ahmad Ghaderi, A&S Engineering Approved on October 11, 2018. Appeal period to end on October 29, 2018.
CP 09-18-5214 KC Admin Minor modification to existing wireless communication facility including replacement of cables and antennas. 23011 El Toro Road Tina Costa, Reliant Land Services Approved on October 2, 2018. Appeal period to end on October 17, 2018.
EP 08-18-5209 AL Admin Entertainment Permit for live entertainment at Godavari Restaurant. 24416 Muirlands Boulevard Prasanna Eemani,
​Godavari
Approved on October 1, 2018. Appeal period to end on October 16, 2018.
CP 08-18-5210 KC Admin Remove an Existing 2’0” microwave Antenna at 11’0” Rad Center and cable equipment, and replace with a new 2’0” microwave Antenna at 11’0” Rad Center. 26001 Dimension Drive Linda Williams, MASTEC Network Solutions Approved on September 20, 2018. Appeal period to end on October 12, 2018.
Amendment to TTM 15594/SDP 04-18-5156 JM Planning Commission Amendments to Tentative Tract Map 15594 and a Site Development Permit for the development of 85 previously-approved single-family detached homes. Tract 15594, the Teresina Development (Previously Pinnacle at Serrano Highlands) Brooke Doi, Shea Homes LLC Planning Commission recommended approval to City Council on September 13, 2018.