§ 15094. Notice of Determination.
14 CA ADC § 15094BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 6. Resources Agency
Chapter 3. Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act
Article 7. EIR Process
14 CCR § 15094
§ 15094. Notice of Determination.
NOTE: See Executive Order N-80-20 (2019 CA EO 80-20), issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which extends certain provisions from Executive Order N-54-20, relating to the conditional suspension of certain California Environmental Quality Act review requirements.
(a) The lead agency shall file a Notice of Determination within five working days after deciding to carry out or approve the project.
(b) The notice of determination shall include:
(1) An identification of the project including the project title as identified on the draft EIR, and the location of the project (either by street address and cross street for a project in an urbanized area or by attaching a specific map, preferably a copy of a U.S.G.S. 15' or 7-1/2' topographical map identified by quadrangle name). If the notice of determination is filed with the State Clearinghouse, the State Clearinghouse identification number for the draft EIR shall be provided.
(2) A brief description of the project.
(3) The lead agency's name, the applicant's name, if any, and the date on which the agency approved the project. If a responsible agency files the notice of determination pursuant to Section 15096(i), the responsible agency's name, the applicant's name, if any, and date of approval shall also be identified.
(4) The determination of the agency whether the project in its approved form will have a significant effect on the environment.
(5) A statement that an EIR was prepared and certified pursuant to the provisions of CEQA.
(6) Whether mitigation measures were made a condition of the approval of the project, and whether a mitigation monitoring plan/program was adopted.
(7) Whether findings were made pursuant to Section 15091.
(8) Whether a statement of overriding considerations was adopted for the project.
(9) The address where a copy of the final EIR and the record of project approval may be examined.
(10) If different from the applicant, the identity of the person undertaking the project which is supported, in whole or in part, through contracts, grants, subsidies, loans, or other forms of assistance from one or more public agencies or the identity of the person receiving a lease, permit, license, certificate, or other entitlement for use from one or more public agencies.
(c) If the lead agency is a state agency, the lead agency shall file the notice of determination with the Office of Planning and Research within five working days after approval of the project by the lead agency.
(d) If the lead agency is a local agency, the local lead agency shall file the notice of determination with the county clerk of the county or counties in which the project will be located, within five working days after approval of the project by the lead agency. If the project requires discretionary approval from any state agency, the local lead agency shall also, within five working days of this approval, file a copy of the notice of determination with the Office of Planning and Research.
(e) A notice of determination filed with the county clerk shall be available for public inspection and shall be posted within 24 hours of receipt for a period of at least 30 days. Thereafter, the clerk shall return the notice to the local lead agency with a notation of the period during which it was posted. The local lead agency shall retain the notice for not less than 12 months.
(f) A notice of determination filed with the Office of Planning and Research shall be available for public inspection and shall be posted for a period of at least 30 days. The Office of Planning and Research shall retain each notice, for not less than 12 months.
(g) The filing of the notice of determination pursuant to subdivision (c) above for state agencies and the filing and posting of the notice of determination pursuant to subdivisions (d) and (e) above for local agencies, start a 30-day statute of limitations on court challenges to the approval under CEQA.
(h) A sample notice of determination is provided in Appendix D. Each public agency may devise its own form, but any such form shall include, at a minimum, the information required by subdivision (b). Public agencies are encouraged to make copies of all notices filed pursuant to this section available in electronic format on the Internet. Such electronic notices are in addition to the posting requirements of the Guidelines and the Public Resources Code.
Note: Authority cited: Section 21083 and 21152, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 21108, 21152 and 21167, Public Resources Code; Citizens of Lake Murray Area Association v. City Council, (1982) 129 Cal. App. 3d 436.
1. Amendment of subsections (b) and (c) filed 1-30-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 5).
2. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsections (d) and (e), subsection relettering, and amendment of newly designated subsection (f) filed 5-27-97; operative 5-27-97 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 97, No. 22).
3. Amendment filed 9-7-2004; operative 9-7-2004 pursuant to Public Resources Code section 21083(e) (Register 2004, No. 37).
4. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (c)-(h) and amending Note filed 10-6-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 40).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a) and (b)(3) and amending Note filed 12-9-2011 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations; operative 1-1-2012 pursuant to AB 320, Hill (signed 10-10-2011, effective 1-1-2012) (Register 2011, No. 49).
6. Amendment of subsection (a) and new subsection (b)(10) filed 12-28-2018; operative 12-28-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 52).
7. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-54-20 (2019 CA EO 54-20), dated April 22, 2020, which suspended the public notice and access requirements for projects exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
8. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-80-20 (2019 CA EO 80-20), dated September 23, 2020, which extended certain provisions from Executive Order N-54-20, relating to the conditional suspension of certain California Environmental Quality Act review requirements, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This database is current through 9/3/21 Register 2021, No. 36
14 CCR § 15094, 14 CA ADC § 15094
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