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(a) Applications Subject to CEQA. All land use applications that are subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) shall be reviewed by the Department in compliance with the County Environmental Review Guidelines.
(b) Environmental Findings Required. Before taking an action to approve a land use application that is subject to CEQA, the Planning Agency shall make one or more environmental findings. The environmental finding(s) is required in addition to the findings specified in this Development Code for each application type.
(c) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Review. All land use applications that are subject to CEQA review shall have the potential impacts of the project’s GHG emissions evaluated pursuant to the procedures entitled Review of GHG Emissions, Land Use Service Department Standard Policy/Procedures Manual, Section 9 (Environmental Review Guidelines).
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4156, passed - -2011)