Update City of Oakland CEQA Thresholds of Significance Guidelines pursuant to SB 743

Summary

SCH Number
2016098379
Lead Agency
Oakland, City of (City of Oakland)
Document Title
Update City of Oakland CEQA Thresholds of Significance Guidelines pursuant to SB 743
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
In accordance with SB 743, and consistent with proposed changes to the CEQA Guidelines by OPR, which will become mandatory after adoption by the NRA, the planning and building department modifying the city CEQA thresholds of significance guidelines to remove automobile delay (levee of service) as a significant impact on the environment pursuant to CEQA, and replace it with vehicle miles traveled criteria, and to make other changes to transportation related CEQA thresholds.

Contact Information
Christina Ferracane
City of Oakland
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3315
Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 238-3903

Location

Cities
Oakland
Counties
Alameda
Regions
City-Wide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Ministerial
Type, Section or Code
15268
Reasons for Exemption
General Rule S 15061b3; other S 15064.7, 15378, 15060c3 On September 21, 2016, the planning commission voted to direct the environmental review officer to make the necessary changes to the city CEQA thresholds of significance guidelines in order to remove LOS and make other changes to transportation related CEQA thresholds.
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