Archive for Zoning

Residents Oppose Sheldon Development

Residents Oppose Sheldon Development

  Sign the Petition The Foothills Sentry issue for February 2017 covered the opposition to the Steve Sheldon proposed project in Cowan Heights. The proposed project would be double the minimum al...

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No Rezoning – Again

No Rezoning – Again

    Once again a developer is requesting a very detrimental zoning variance in North Tustin, increasing the profitability of the proposed developer at the expense of the surrounding communit...

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Supervisors Begin to Unwind Facility Approval

Supervisors Begin to Unwind Facility Approval

At the Board of Supervisor’s meeting  for the County of Orange on January 13, we had a major victory. Supervisor Todd Spitzer introduced a motion to consider initiation of a specific plan amend...

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County Withdraws from Lawsuit

The OC Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to withdraw from any further legal action in the Kisco/Orange Diocese suit. The Board stated that no resources would be spent and a letter would be sent to the co...

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Update – Illegal Spot Zoning

Update 8/14/2012. It has been decided to not have the hearing on Thursday. So there is no need to go to the court house. Update 8/13/2012. A hearing is scheduled for this Thursday. Lawyers are evalua...

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It is Illegal Spot Zoning

  Published: March 13, 2012 Updated: 5:33 p.m. Judge rules illegal spot zoning in North Tustin case The Foothill Communities Association sued the county after the Board of Supervisors voted to ap...

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Lawsuit Update 4/9/2011

Lawsuit Update 4/9/2011

What Others Are Saying Our Town Tustin Blog OC Register Foothills Sentry   Please understand that the following is a non-lawyer’s interpretation of the new court documents. If any lawyers w...

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We Won Lawsuit

We Won Lawsuit

Judge Andler released her ruling this morning on our lawsuit over the rezoning allowing the building of the Bethsaida project. She found that this was illegal spot zoning and also an arbitrary or capr...

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Lawsuit Documents

Lawsuit Documents

All of the documents filed in the lawsuit against the County of Orange for improperly rezoning property along Newport Ave are available below for your review. The trial filings and court appearances a...

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Litigation Update

Litigation Update

A lawsuit has been filed last April to overturn the rezoning by the OC Board of Supervisor’s of a property, on Newport Ave just north of 17th street in North Tustin, to permit a high density hou...

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Lawsuit Filed

Lawsuit Filed

A lawsuit has been filed to stop the rezoning on Newport Ave in North Tustin to permit a high density housing facility to be built in the middle of a large area of single family homes. FAQ Reactions: ...

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Litigation Central

Litigation Central

Stop at the “No Rezoning” rally and there will be tee shirts, coffee, and a table for collecting checks for the North Tustin Litigation fund. This rally is held every Wednesday morning fro...

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Donate Now!

Donate Now!

Dear North Tustin Resident:   As I’m sure you are aware, the Foothill Communities Association (FCA) continues to passionately protect our quality of life and property values by opposing the propose...

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Legal Arguments on the Proposed Kisco/Diocese Project

Legal Arguments on the Proposed Kisco/Diocese Project

We have reviewed the draft environmental impact report (“DEIR”) for the Project, and it is fatally flawed on both procedural and substantive grounds.  In addition, we believe that the adoption of...

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Tustin News Articles

In this section you will find all of the ads the FCA has run in the Tustin News.  This is your most complete source of information regarding the proposed Kisco/Diocese project on Newport Ave. north o...

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