Environmental Services Unit

Documents Available for CEQA Public Review 

There are no projects currently available for  CEQA public review . When available, documents may be translated into Spanish or another language upon request by contacting the Environmental Planning Manager identified on the project's website.


Documents Available for Public Disclosure 

Rancho Santa Fe Roundabouts Project


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When County DPW requires environmental review, they turn to in-house experts in the Environmental Services Unit (ESU). Before DPW can begin construction, ESU conducts a thorough review to ensure the County complies with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

For more information about CEQA, please review this Fact Sheet.

ESU studies a wide range of resources, such as: biology, archaeological or historical resources, traffic, noise, and water quality to name a few.  

They review a variety of DPW facilities, including:

ESU also provides environmental guidance for other County departments. ESU is heavily involved in each project starting from its conception through construction and beyond.