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File #: 21-0303    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 2/17/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/8/2021 Final action: 3/8/2021
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, and County Counsel hosting a joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on the County’s Planning processes and procedures and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (No formal action will be taken.) FUNDING:  General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - CEQA Workshop Presentation, 2. B - Roles of Planning Agency and Planning Commission Presentation, 3. C - LINK-Institute for Local Government-Understanding the Basics of Land Use and Planning-Guide to Local Planning, 4. D - Planning Division Application Processing and Procedures Presentation
Related files: 21-0300, 18-0169, 14-1322, 17-0058, 20-0039, 20-0968, 19-0279

Title

Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, and County Counsel hosting a joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on the County’s Planning processes and procedures and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

(No formal action will be taken.)

 

FUNDING:  General Fund.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

This joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission is being hosted by the Planning Division and County Counsel. The workshop will include presentations by the Deputy Director of Planning, Deputy County Counsel, and Ascent Environmental, Inc. The workshop will include a general overview of the County’s Planning processes related to ministerial and discretionary project processing and procedures, and cover various CEQA related topics including an overview on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) process, relationship with the General Plan, Tribal Consultation process, and relevant CEQA case laws.  No formal action will be taken.

 

ALTERNATIVES

N/A

 

PRIOR BOARD OF SUPERVISOR ACTION

File 20-0968 July 23, 2020, Item 1.

File 20-0039 January 13, 2020, Item 1.

File 19-0279 March 5, 2019, Item 25.

File 18-0169 January 30, 2018, Item 20.

File 17-0058 August 15, 2017, Item 17.

File 14-1322 March 21, 2016, Item 1.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

County Counsel

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

N/A

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The cost for this workshop is coming from the Department’s existing training budget, which comes from the General Fund.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

N/A

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

This joint meeting aligns with the County’s Good Governance objective of the Strategic Plan for the development and implementation of best practices relative to the administration and function of the Board and Board appointed Commissions and Committees.

 

CONTACT

Rob Peters, Deputy Director of Planning

Planning and Building Department