It is best to visit the Planning Counter first, as the counter staff can provide detailed information about the City’s zoning and General Plan requirements. Once you have done this, you can submit a “First Look” application and obtain a meeting with a planner to get some feedback regarding your proposal. Applying for Discretionary Review
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Hosting a special event or having a parking lot sale event
Banner/Temporary Sign Permits
Home Occupation Permits
Front Yard Fence Permits
New and Replacement Windows
If you would like to learn more about Santa Ana, and other community organizations that support preservation of our historic and cultural heritage click here. Have questions? Please review the list of Frequently Asked Questions.
When a property is placed on the state or local historic register, the owners may be eligible for a certain of incentives, as described below: Information on Historic Preservation Incentives Historic Plaque Standards City Historic Restoration Loan Program
The Historic Resources Commission meets bimonthly (January, March, May, July, September, November) on the first Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm in City Council Chambers. Meeting Agenda Packets/Archive – Current and archival agendas, minutes, and audio files are now available via the Clerk of the Council webpage at the link above.