Archive for the ‘CEQA’ Category

CEQA Guidelines on Evaluating Transportation Impacts in CEQA

January 28th, 2016

The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research will host two webinars to discuss its Revised Proposal on Updates to the CEQA Guidelines on Evaluating Transportation Impacts in CEQA (Implementing Senate Bill 743 (Steinberg, 2013), released on January 20, 2016.  Please note, registration for each webinar is limited to 500 participants.  Each webinar will be recorded, and the same material will be presented in each.   A recording of each webinar will be available for viewing on our website following the live presentation.  Please *register for only one webinar* to maintain space for others who may be interested in attending:

February 1, 3-5pm:
February 9, 3-5pm:

Once you have registered for one webinar or the other, please ensure you have GoToWebinar installed on your computer before the webinar starts.  Also, if you register and are unable to attend, please cancel your registration to make your space available for another attendee.

In each 2 hour webinar, we will:
1. Describe the context and need for the proposed changes
2. Describe the proposed changes to the CEQA Guidelines
3. Describe the contents of the draft Technical Advisory
4. Provide case study examples for various project types
5. Provide time for questions and answers

Additional information regarding the revised proposal is available on OPR’s website:

CEQA Workshop 101

October 8th, 2015

Hosted by the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council

10 a.m. – 12 noon

See Home page for more info


CEQA – March 14, 2015

March 4th, 2015
CEQA Manual cover

CEQA Manual cover

Education Program:  CEQA.  Los Angeles City Land Use Committees have a significant role in the review of discretionary projects in our communities. Part of this review includes consideration of the environmental impacts of a project. The March PlanCheckNC meeting will  give a review of the City’s environmental review process under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), including the public input process. This workshop will provide information on environmental determinations, types of environmental documents, the CEQA statues and City implementing ordinances and Significance Thresholds used to inform the environmental review process.  The program will also include the latest updates from the State and how Land Use Committees can better participate in the environmental review process.

Annual CEQA Program – May 12

May 7th, 2012

Saturday, May 12 10:00 a.m. -1:00p.m.

Annual CEQA Program
Update Current Issues in City Land Use and Planning

Networking with Citywide Neighborhood Council and Community Representatives

PlanCheckNC Programs are held at the
The Community Exchange*
114 W 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Mark your calendars and watch for more information
Please share with interested stakeholders.

Maggi Fajnor, Chair

Cindy Cleghorn, Communications & Outreach

Russell Brown, Educational Programs

*Parking available on Spring Street $5