2023 Environmental Document Filing Fee Cash Receipt (PDF Form)
CDFW imposes and collects an environmental document filing fee to defray the costs of managing and protecting California’s vast fish and wildlife resources, including, but not limited to, consulting with other public agencies, reviewing environmental documents, recommending mitigation measures, and developing monitoring programs.
NOTE: Environmental document filing fees are paid to the county clerk where the project is located (local lead agency) or State Clearinghouse (state lead agency) when the notice of determination is filed. Pursuant to Tit. 14, Cal. Code of Regs. Section 753.5(b)(5)(opens in new tab), CDFW can only accept payments for Certified Regulatory Program (CRP).
|Negative Declaration (ND)
|Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND)
|Environmental Impact Report (EIR)
|Environmental Document pursuant to a Certified Regulatory Program (CRP)*
|County Clerk Processing Fee**
* CRPs include certain state agency regulatory programs as defined in section 21080.5 of the Public Resources Code(opens in new tab) and section 15251 of the CEQA Guidelines(opens in new tab)(opens in new tab). Since July 1, 2013, environmental document filing fees no longer apply to the filing of Notices of Decision or Determination for Forest Practice Rules and Timber Harvest Plans (Pub. Resources Code, § 4629.6(opens in new tab), added by Stats. 2012, ch. 289, § 3).
** Additional county fees may apply. Please check with your county clerk's office for details.