CEQA Notices and Documents

2022

Statutory Exemption for Restoration Projects (SERP) Concurrences

Enacted on September 23, 2021, Senate Bill 155 created a statutory CEQA exemption for projects that "conserve, restore, protect, or enhance, and assist in the recovery of California fish and wildlife, and habitat upon which they depend or that restore or provide habitat for California native fish and wildlife".

Lead agencies must obtain concurrence from the Director of CDFW that the project meets qualifying criteria set forth in Public Resources Code section 21080.56, subdivisions(a) to (d).

For more information on SERP, please visit our SERP internet page.

2022

  • August 5, 2022
  • The Director of CDFW has concurred with the lead agency determination by the Wildlife Conservation Board that the Riparian Area 1 Restoration Project (PDF)(opens in new tab) at River Garden Farms qualifies as a statutorily exempt restoration project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.56, subd. (e).)
  • July 19, 2022
  • The Director of CDFW has concurred with the lead agency determination by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Region that the Boca Unit Floodplain Restoration Project (PDF)(opens in new tab) qualifies as a statutorily exempt restoration project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.56, subd. (e).)
  • April 18, 2022
  • The Director of CDFW has concurred with the lead agency determination by the State Coastal Conservancy that the Ormond Beach Initial Restoration Project (PDF)(opens in new tab) qualifies as a statutorily exempt restoration project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.56, subd. (e).)
  • March 30, 2022
  • The Director of CDFW has concurred with the lead agency determination by Sonoma County that the Lakeville Creek Restoration Project (PDF)(opens in new tab) qualifies as a statutorily exempt restoration project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.56, subd. (e).)

2021

  • December 28, 2021
  • The Director of CDFW has concurred with the lead agency determination by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board that the Garcia River Estuary Enhancement Project (PDF)(opens in new tab) qualifies as a statutorily exempt restoration project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.56, subd. (e).)
Alternate formats of these documents will be made available upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed, call CDFW at (916) 322-8911. The California Relay Service for the deaf or hearing-impaired can be utilized from TDD phones at (800) 735-2929. For information on CDFW's CEQA program visit its page.