Guide to the CEQA Initial Study Checklist Kindle Version

#86 in Land Use Law (Kindle Store) The Guide to the Initial Study Checklist is the recipient of the State Merit Award from the California Association of Environmental Professionals. CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and toContinue reading “Guide to the CEQA Initial Study Checklist Kindle Version”

What is CEQA and How Does it Involve Residential Housing Developments in California

What is CEQA? CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.   When and why was it enacted? The impetus for CEQA can be traced to the passage ofContinue reading “What is CEQA and How Does it Involve Residential Housing Developments in California”

What Successful Managers Look for in City and County Planning Services

  Managers often find themselves in the position of looking for city and county planning services for a variety of reasons. This can be for a short-term or longer period until a city or county is in the fiscal position to hire full-time employees. Contract planning services support planning agencies in California as to ensureContinue reading “What Successful Managers Look for in City and County Planning Services”