List of FAQs
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Best Practices for Historic Additions and Viewsheds
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. You can make an appointment through the Planning and Building Agency’s webpage. Another options is to call the Planning Counter at (714) 647-5804 or you can email the Planning Division … Continued
Before moving forward with having your sign made, you must first submit plans and an application for a sign permit. Obtaining the sign permit is a two-step process, which starts by submitting an application and plans to the Planning Division for review.
Yes, temporary events in the parking lot of a commercial center, such as a promotional event or sale, require issuance of a land use certificate (LUC). To obtain an LUC, you must complete the required application and submit it along with the submittal requirements listed on the application and pay the respective fee.
Yes, a temporary sign permit is required to display a banner sign. To obtain a permit, you must complete a temporary banner sign permit application, submit it to the Planning Division for review, and pay the respective fee. The sign must be designed in accordance with all applicable temporary banner sign standards, which can be … Continued
Yes, all window replacements on existing structures require a building permit. To obtain a window replacement permit you will need to provide all of the items listed on the window replacement checklist.
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.