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File #: 20-00678    Version:
Type: Departmental Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/20/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: HEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County Planning Commission (Commission) to (1) adopt Resolutions to amend the County Guidelines for the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (County Guidelines) and the Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual (Environmental Thresholds Manual) to incorporate minor revisions to the California Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA (State CEQA Guidelines), which took effect in 2019, and (2) revise guidelines that address quality of life and noise issues, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Determine that amendments to the County Guidelines and the Environmental Thresholds Manual conform to State CEQA Guidelines and clarify County procedures are not a project pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(5), and amendments to the quality of life guidelines and noise thresholds are categorically exempt pursuant to Section 15308, of the State CEQA Guidelines; b) Adopt a Resolution approving amendments to the...
Sponsors: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment 1 - CEQA Exemption, 3. Attachment 2 - Guidelines Resolution&Exhibit, 4. Attachment 3 - ETM Resolution&Exhibit, 5. Attachment 4 - PC Action Letter and Resolution - Signed, 6. Attachment 5 - PC Staff Report, 7. Minute Order 9/1/2020, 8. Presentation, 9. Adopted Resolution Attach. B, 10. Adopted Resolution Attach. C, 11. Minute Order 9/15/2020

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HEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County Planning Commission (Commission) to (1) adopt Resolutions to amend the County Guidelines for the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (County Guidelines) and the Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual (Environmental Thresholds Manual) to incorporate minor revisions to the California Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA (State CEQA Guidelines), which took effect in 2019, and (2) revise guidelines that address quality of life and noise issues, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.)

 

a) Determine that amendments to the County Guidelines and the Environmental Thresholds Manual conform to State CEQA Guidelines and clarify County procedures are not a project pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(5), and amendments to the quality of life guidelines and noise thresholds are categorically exempt pursuant to Section 15308, of the State CEQA Guidelines;

 

b) Adopt a Resolution approving amendments to the County Guidelines; and

 

c) Adopt a Resolution approving amendments to the Environmental Thresholds Manual.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE