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AB 1804 (Berman) CEQA: Categorical Exemption: Infill Development

Position:Watch
Status:Senate Appropriations Committee
Summary:

Expands the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) categorical exemption for infill development projects within cities to include projects in unincorporated areas, on sites of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban uses.

Requires infill projects in unincorporated areas to meet the same conditions as infill projects in cities in order to qualify for the categorical exemption.

Also requires the Office of Planning and Research (OPR) to recommend proposed amendments to the infill categorical exemption, for the purpose of implementing this bill, to the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency (NRA) for certification and adoption by January 1, 2020

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Last Updated:July 31, 2018