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§ 15150. Incorporation by Reference.

14 CA ADC § 15150Barclays 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 10. Considerations in Preparing EIRs and Negative Declarations
14 CCR § 15150
§ 15150. Incorporation by Reference.
(a) An EIR or negative declaration may incorporate by reference all or portions of another document which is a matter of public record or is generally available to the public. Where all or part of another document is incorporated by reference, the incorporated language shall be considered to be set forth in full as part of the text of the EIR or negative declaration.
(b) Where part of another document is incorporated by reference, such other document shall be made available to the public for inspection at a public place or public building. The EIR or negative declaration shall state where the incorporated documents will be available for inspection. At a minimum, the incorporated document shall be made available to the public in an office of the lead agency in the county where the project would be carried out or in one or more public buildings such as county offices or public libraries if the lead agency does not have an office in the county.
(c) Where an EIR or negative declaration uses incorporation by reference, the incorporated part of the referenced document shall be briefly summarized where possible or briefly described if the data or information cannot be summarized. The relationship between the incorporated part of the referenced document and the EIR shall be described.
(d) Where an agency incorporates information from an EIR that has previously been reviewed through the state review system, the state identification number of the incorporated document should be included in the summary or designation described in subdivision (c).
(e) Examples of materials that may be incorporated by reference include but are not limited to:
(1) A description of the environmental setting from another EIR.
(2) A description of the air pollution problems prepared by an air pollution control agency concerning a process involved in the project.
(3) A description of the city or county general plan that applies to the location of the project.
(4) A description of the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on the environment.
(f) Incorporation by reference is most appropriate for including long, descriptive, or technical materials that provide general background but do not contribute directly to the analysis of the problem at hand.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 21083 and 21083.05, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 21003, 21061, 21083.05 and 21100, Public Resources Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (d) and Note filed 10-6-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 40).
2. New subsection (e)(4) and amendment of Note filed 2-16-2010; operative 3-18-2010 (Register 2010, No. 8).
This database is current through 6/14/24 Register 2024, No. 24.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 15150, 14 CA ADC § 15150
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