Office of Planning and Research Invites Comments on Proposed Update to CEQA Guidelines

The Office of Planning and Research has released a preliminary discussion draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines. OPR invites public comment on those updates by October 12, 2015. The proposed Guidelines address a broad range of topics, such as updates to address efficiency in implementing CEQA, substantive improvements, and technical improvements. Specific amendments address issues such as determining the baseline, deferral of mitigation, exemptions, analysis of energy impacts, water supply, tiering, and many more topics.


The preliminary discussion draft can be found here.