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Non-physical and ministerial projects not covered by the California Environmental Quality Act.

San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of City Planning.

Non-physical and ministerial projects not covered by the California Environmental Quality Act.

by San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of City Planning.

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Published by Dept. of City Planning in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental auditing -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Environmental protection -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Environmental law -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Administrative agencies -- California -- San Francisco

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination4 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23031172M
    OCLC/WorldCa52851297

    THE NEED FOR PLANNING. The California Environmental Quality Act of (CEQA) plays a major role in planning, zoning and other land-use permitting decisions by government agencies. A primary purpose of CEQA is to provide procedures Ministerial projects, such as final subdivision maps and most building permits, are not subject to. Permits prepared in accordance with the Permit Handbook are deemed “ministerial” for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Permits that deviate from or sources not covered by the Permit Handbook will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for compliance with CEQA.

    ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY [ - ] Ministerial projects proposed to be carried out or approved by public agencies. (2) Emergency repairs to public service facilities necessary to maintain service. (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section ) of Division 5), the California Endangered Species Act (Chapter (commencing with Section. from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). A Resolution of the SCAQMD Governing Board adopting Proposed Amended Rule – Federal PM New Source Review Program. WHEREAS, the SCAQMD Governing Board finds and determines that Proposed Amended Rule is considered a “project” pursuant to CEQA per.

    Non-CEQA Related Public Review ends on: Decem Location: The Rams Hill Specific Plan is located within the southeast portion of the Borrego Springs Community Planning Area, bordered by the Yaqui Pass Road to the west and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to the south, with Borrego Springs Road bisecting the north and east portions of the plan area. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. CHAPTER 1. Policy. Expedited Environmental Review for Environmentally Mandated Projects. ARTICLE 5. Public Assistance Program CHAPTER Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of CHAPTER Judicial Review of.


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Non-physical and ministerial projects not covered by the California Environmental Quality Act by San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of City Planning. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is the Lead Agency and has prepared a Notice of Exemption for the project identified above. SCAQMD staff has reviewed theproposed project pur suant to: 1) CEQA Guidelines Section.

Projects that are initially screened and rejected or disapproved by a public agency are excluded from any CEQA review requirements.

Projects that are not excluded, and are also not categorically exempt according to the following list, are covered by CEQA and require preparation of an initial study or an environmental impact report.

The purpose of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is to: Prevent or minimize significant, avoidable damage to the environment. Disclose potential environmental effects of a proposed discretionary project, through a variety of publicly accessible documents.

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Reg. (a)) the Secretary of Resources pursuant to Public Resources Code Section (14 California Administrative Code Sectionet seq.), are adopted by incorporation by reference. See State Guidelines Section (f).

"Ministerial projects" include actions that do not involve. The proposed project is a project by the California Department of Transportation (Department) and is subject to state and federal environmental review requirements.

Project documentation, therefore, has been prepared in compliance with both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Study for this project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (§ et seq., California Public Resources Code) and implementing Guidelines (§ et seq., Ti California Code of Regulations).

PROJECT INFORMATION Project Name: Southern California Edison Company San Onofre Nuclear Generating station Hazardous. listed below pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA, California Public Resources Code, Divis Section ) and implementing Guidelines (California Code of Regulations, Ti Division 6, Chapter 3, Sections et seq.) Project Title: Class III Hazardous Waste Facility Permit Modification for the Chemical Waste.

Purely ministerial activities: those activities subject to solely ministerial approval or funding by a public agency; i.e. an activity which does not require the application of a public agency’s exercise of discretion.

Compare CEQA guidelines § (defines “ministerial”) with § (defines a “discretionary project”). o N.B. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) INITIAL STUDY AND PROPOSED MITIGATED Figure 1. - Project Area – All NFS lands in California. Shown in relation to Water Board regions and to existing waivers to the covered NPS activities on NFS lands that can receive coverage under the Statewide Waiver, with the exception of R These documents should not be relied upon as the definitive authority for local legislation.

Additionally, the formatting and pagination of the posted documents varies from the formatting and pagination of the official copy. Alternatives and Cumulative Projects February Amorco Marine Oil Terminal Lease Consideration Project Final EIR 1 If an alternative clearly does not provide any environmental advantages as compared to 2 the proposed Project, it is eliminated from further consideration.

CEQA Basics The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), has a number of functions; two major functions are described here. One is to provide decision makers with information about the environmental impacts of projects prior to granting approval.

The second is to allow the public to comment on the impacts of projects in their community. For projects categorically exempt from CEQA, the decision-making body shall make the finding, as part of the resolution or other action approving the project, that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA and therefore no environmental documents are required.

- Procedures for Non-Exempt Projects. - Project Application. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires that a public agency consider, as part of the decision-making process, the potential significant environmental effects of discretionary projects that it undertakes, funds, or authorizes and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.

Guidelines: Guidelines means the State Guidelines for the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act California Code of Regulations, Title Natural Resources, Division 6 Resources Agency, Chapter 3.

Lead Agency: “Lead Agency” means the public agency which has the principal responsibility for carrying out or approving a. jurisdiction. Under the Federal Clean Air Act the District has adopted federal attainment plans for ozone and PM The District has dedicated assets to reviewing projects to ensure that they will not: (1) cause or contribute to any new violation of any air quality standard; (2) increase the.

The California Environmental Quality Act is a California statute passed in and signed in to law by then-Governor Ronald Reagan, shortly after the United States federal government passed the National Environmental Policy Act, to institute a statewide policy of environmental protection.

CEQA does not directly regulate land uses, but instead requires state and local agencies within California to follow a protocol of analysis and public disclosure of environmental impacts of proposed projects a. Local Guidelines for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are reviewed annually.

The current guidelines were adopted by Resolution No. The current Local Guidelines for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are enclosed and are also available on the District’s website at The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is a California statute passed inshortly after the United States federal government passed the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to institute a statewide policy of environmental protection.

CEQA does not directly regulate land uses, but instead requires state and local agencies within California to follow a protocol of analysis and. The California Environmental Quality Act of Applies to publically built/funded projects AND projects Legislative Quasi-Judicial Ministerial By Who City Council Planning Commission Planning Staff Can’t “stop” projects •CEQA lawsuits cover whether: 1.

CEQA applies 2. Procedures were followed 3. Should an EIR be prepared. Any project undertaken or to be approved by the County which may be subject to CEQA shall first be reviewed by the Environmental Coordinator to determine whether: It is not a project; It is a project statutorily or categorically exempt from CEQA, or: It is a project where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that."A CEQA compliance condition can be a legitimate ingredient in a preliminary public-private agreement for exploration of a proposed project, but if the agreement, viewed in light of all the surrounding circumstances, commits the public agency as a practical matter to the project, the simple insertion of a CEQA compliance condition will not save the agreement from being considered an approval requiring prior environmental .The environmental review process is established by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Public Resources Code Section et seq) and the Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (California Administrative Code Section et seq), as well as court interpretations of CEQA.