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§ 15025. Delegation of Responsibilities.

14 CA ADC § 15025Barclays 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 (Refs & Annos)
Article 2. General Responsibilities
14 CCR § 15025
§ 15025. Delegation of Responsibilities.
(a) A public agency may assign specific functions to its staff to assist in administering CEQA. Functions which may be delegated include but are not limited to:
(1) Determining whether a project is exempt.
(2) Conducting an initial study and deciding whether to prepare a draft EIR or negative declaration.
(3) Preparing a negative declaration or EIR.
(4) Determining that a negative declaration has been completed within a period of 180 days.
(5) Preparing responses to comments on environmental documents.
(6) Filing of notices.
(b) The decisionmaking body of a public agency shall not delegate the following functions:
(1) Reviewing and considering a final EIR or approving a negative declaration prior to approving a project.
(2) The making of findings as required by Sections 15091 and 15093.
(c) Where an advisory body such as a planning commission is required to make a recommendation on a project to the decisionmaking body, the advisory body shall also review and consider the EIR or negative declaration in draft or final form.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 21083, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 21082, 21100.2 and 21151.5, Public Resources Code; Kleist v. City of Glendale (1976) 56 Cal. App. 3d 770.
History
1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a)(4) and Note filed 10-6-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 40).
This database is current through 11/18/22 Register 2022, No. 46.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 15025, 14 CA ADC § 15025
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