California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Notifications

One of the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is to disclose to the public the significant environmental effects of a proposed discretionary project, through the preparation of an initial study, negative declaration, mitigated negative declaration, or environmental impact report. The following provides notices related to CEQA documents as well as Notices of Determination and Notices of Exemption after an approval has been made. 

CEQA Notifications

Notice of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Jackson Oaks Two-Lot Minor Subdivision Project, County File #CDMS21-00007: 

The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental document will begin November 16, 2022, and extend to 5:00 P.M., on Thursday, December 15, 2021. 

Any comments should be submitted in writing to the following address, Department of Conservation and Development, Community Development Division, attn: Syd Sotoodeh, 30 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553 or by email at  syd.sotoodeh@dcd.cccounty.us 

View a copy of the Mitigated Negative Declaration (PDF)



Notice of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Proposed Negative Declaration for Electronic Non-Accessory Sign, County File #CDLP22-02001:

Public Comment Period - The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental document will begin on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, and extends to Friday, September 16, 2022 until 4:00 P.M.

The proposed Negative Declaration will be considered for adoption at a meeting of the County Zoning Administrator. The hearing date before the County Zoning Administrator has not yet been scheduled. The hearing will be held online, with public participation available via online access or via telephone. Hearing notices will be sent out prior to the finalized hearing date.

Any comments should be in writing and submitted by email to everett.louie@dcd.cccounty.us or by post to the following address: 
Department of Conservation and Development, Community Development Division Contra Costa County
Attn: Everett Louie, Project Planner; 
30 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553 

View a copy of the mitigated negative declaration (PDF)


Notice of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Loreto Bay Estates 15-Lot Subdivision (County File #CDRZ21-03260, CDSD21-09588,  and CDDP21-0302)

Public Comment Period - The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental document will begin on Friday, July 29, 2022, and extend Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

Following the close of the public comment period, the County will consider adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration prior to consideration of the Rezoning, Subdivision, and Development Plan Permit. 

Any comments should be in writing and submitted by email to jennifer.cruz@dcd.cccounty.us or by post to the following address: 
Department of Conservation and Development, Community Development Division Contra Costa County
Attn: Jennifer Cruz; Project Planner; 
30 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553 

View a copy of the Loreto Bay Estate 15-Lot Subdivision Mitigated Negative Declaration (PDF)
Referenced documents and reports may be viewed upon request. 


The Final Environmental Impact Report for the CenterPoint Properties Warehouse project in North Richmond. 

Final EIR for the CenterPoint project in North Richmond is posted. The CenterPoint Properties Warehouse project is scheduled to be heard before the County Planning Commissions on May 11, 2022. 

Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for CEMEX Clayton Quarry in unincorporated Clayton. Comments are due April 4, 2022 at 5:00 PM

A Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the CEMEX Clayton Quarry has been posted. The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental document with begin on Friday, February 18, 2022 and extends to Monday April 04, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for Spieker Senior Continuing Care Community Project - Unincorporated Walnut Creek - Comments are due May 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM

A Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Spieker Senior project has been posted. The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental document with begin on Friday, March 11, 2022 and extends to Tuesday, May 10, 2022   at 5:00 PM.  


Notice of Determination and Notice of Exemptions