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Environmental Planning has compiled this list of useful documents and websites to aid you in your preparation of environmental review analysis documents for our department. These links include information on the Environmental Planning consultant pool, CEQA and technical analysis guidelines, document templates and forms, and general CEQA information. We will update these items periodically, so please check for updates on this web page to ensure that you are working with the most recent version.


Consultant Pools

CEQA Document Preparation Guidelines

Technical Analysis Guidelines

Document Templates and Checklists

Initial Studies

Initial Study Checklist  (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix B) 09/20/19
Initial Study Table of Contents (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix C) 09/20/19

Mitigated Negative Declarations

Notification of Project Receiving Environmental Review (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix F) 06/26/17
Notification Regarding Tribal Cultural Resources and CEQA 09/12/17
PMND Cover Page (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix H) 10/05/12
Notice of Availability of and Intent to Adopt a MND (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix I) 09/12/17
Site Posting Instructions for DEIRs and PMNDs 05/05/14
Notice of Completion 01/2008
Agreement to Implement Mitigation Measures (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix K) 10/05/12
Affidavit of Mailing 10/05/12
FMND Cover Page (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix M) 02/28/14
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix L) 10/05/12
PMND Appeal Packet Transmittal Memorandum 09/10/08
PMND Appeal Executive Summary 09/10/08
PMND Appeal Motion 09/10/08
PMND Appeal Exhibit A 09/10/08
Notice of Determination (NOD) (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix N) 07/03/14

Environmental Impact Reports

Notification Regarding Tribal Cultural Resources and CEQA 08/13/15
Notice of Preparation of an EIR (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix O) 09/12/17
Notice of Availability of the NOP (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix P) 09/12/17
Notice of Availability of a Draft EIR (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix R) 09/12/17
Site Posting Instructions for DEIRs and PMNDs 05/05/14
Notice of Completion 01/2008
DEIR Cover (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix T) 08/01/13
DEIR Distribution Notice (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix U) 08/01/13
DEIR Table of Contents (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix V) 10/05/12
Summary of Impacts of Proposed Project (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix W) 10/05/12
Comparison of Significant Impacts of the Proposed Project and Alternatives (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix X) 10/05/12
Agreement to Implement Mitigation Measures (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix K) 10/05/12
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix L) 10/05/12
DEIR Declaration of Posting (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix S) 10/05/12
Scoping Meeting Materials (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix Q) 07/16/13
FEIR Request Postcard (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix Y) 10/05/12
Responses to Comments Cover (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix Z) 10/05/12
Responses to Comments Distribution Notice (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix AA) 04/28/14
Responses to Comments Table of Contents (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix BB) 10/05/12
FEIR Cover (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix CC) 10/05/12
FEIR Table of Contents (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix DD) 08/01/13
Notice of Determination (NOD) (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix N) 07/03/14

Forms

Kick-off Meeting Agenda (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix E) 10/05/12
Progress Meeting Agenda (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix FF) 10/05/12
Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix D) 10/05/12
Affidavit of Mailing (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix G) 10/05/12
EP Guidelines Exception Agreement (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix A) 10/05/12
Consultant's Checklist for Document Submittal (Environmental Review Guidelines Appendix J) 10/05/12
Disclosure Report for Developers of Major City Projects (San Francisco Ethics Commission Form 3500)
The San Francisco Ethics Commission S.F. Camp. & Govt. Conduct Code § 3.520 et seq. requires developers to provide the public with information about donations that developers make to nonprofit organizations that may communicate with the City and County regarding major development projects. Within 30 days of an EIR certification or CPE issuance, this report must be completed by the developer and filed with the Ethics Commission.
08/12/14

Applications

Project Application (PRJ)
Submittal of a single, consolidated Project Application for all projects seeking an entitlement action and/or environmental review is now required.
Details of announcement here.
06/04/18
Project Review (PRV) Meeting Application
The Project Review Meeting provides members of the public and Planning Department staff an opportunity to discuss Code requirements, planning processes and Departmental policies related to a specific proposed project.
08/08/18
Preliminary Project Assessment (PPA)
As part of the Planning Department’s Preliminary Project Assessment or review of your entitlement applications, staff will determine what level of environmental review is needed for your project and will provide you with information about the fees and time required to complete the review.
03/20/19 
School and Child Care Drop-Off and Pick-Up Management Supplemental 05/21/18
Shadow Analysis (SHD) Application 04/18/19
Historic Resource Determination (HRE) Supplemental  03/20/19
Greenhouse Gas Compliance Checklist for Private Development Projects 10/02/17
Greenhouse Gas Compliance Checklist for Municipal Projects 10/02/17
Section 333 Public Hearing Notice Instructions and Declaration of Posting 05/15/18

Applicants may also wish to review some of the information available under the Permit Center for more resources relating to projects and procedures.

General CEQA Information