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 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. 

Notice of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Discovery Bay Boat Repair Shop (County File #CDLP22-02002 and #CDGP21-00001)

Public Comment Period - The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental documents extends to Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. Following the close of the public comment period, the County will consider adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration prior to consideration of the General Plan Amendment and Land Use Permit. Any comments should be in writing and submitted by email to joseph.lawlor@dcd.cccounty.us or by post to the following address: Name:    Joseph W. Lawlor Jr, AICP; Project Planner; (925) 655-2872 Community Development Division Contra Costa County, Department of Conservation and Development 30 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553

A copy of the mitigated negative declaration may be reviewed on the Department of Conservation and Development webpage here (Link). Referenced documents and reports may be viewed upon request. 

Notice of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Grayson Road 10-Lot Subdivision (County File #CDSD20-09531)

Public Comment Period (Revised) - The period for accepting comments on the adequacy of the environmental documents extends to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. Following the close of the public comment period, the County will consider adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration prior to consideration of the Vesting Tentative Map. Any comments should be in writing and submitted by email to joseph.lawlor@dcd.cccounty.us or by post to the following address: Name:    Joseph W. Lawlor Jr, AICP; Project Planner; (925) 655-2872 Community Development Division Contra Costa County, Department of Conservation and Development 30 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553

A copy of the mitigated negative declaration may be reviewed on the Department of Conservation and Development webpage here (Link). 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. 

The Final Environmental Impact Report for the Martinez Refinery Renewable Fuels Project

The Martinez Refinery Renewable Fuels Project application and EIR will be heard before the County Planning Commission on March 23, 2022. 

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.  

The Final Environmental Impact Report for the Rodeo Refinery Renewable Fuels Project is available and will be heard at the County Planning Commission on March 30, 2022

The Rodeo Refinery Renewable Fuels Project application and EIR will be heard before the County Planning Commission on March 30, 2022. 

Notice of Determination and Notice of Exemptions