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§ 15382. Significant Effect on the Environment.

14 CA ADC § 15382Barclays 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 20. Definitions
14 CCR § 15382
§ 15382. Significant Effect on the Environment.
“Significant effect on the environment” means a substantial, or potentially substantial, adverse change in any of the physical conditions within the area affected by the project including land, air, water, minerals, flora, fauna, ambient noise, and objects of historic or aesthetic significance. An economic or social change by itself shall not be considered a significant effect on the environment. A social or economic change related to a physical change may be considered in determining whether the physical change is significant.


Note: Authority cited: Section 21083, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 21068, 21083, 21100 and 21151, Public Resources Code; Hecton v. People of the State of California, 58 Cal. App. 3d 653.
1. On November 23, 1986 the regulation (Title 14, § 895.1) became effective which clarifies the Board's regulatory interpretation of “effect” and “impact” as specified in CEQA (Public Resources Code § 21068 and § 21080.5(d)(2) and (3)) (Register 86, No. 4).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending Note filed 10-6-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 40).
This database is current through 5/10/24 Register 2024, No. 19.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 15382, 14 CA ADC § 15382
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