Environmental Services Unit

Documents Available for Public Notice

There are no projects currently available for public review. When a project is available for public review, translation assistance can be provided upon request by contacting the Environmental Planning Manager identified on the project's website.

Actualmente no hay proyectos disponibles para revisión pública. Cuando un proyecto está disponible para revisión pública, se puede proporcionar asistencia de traducción a pedido comunicándose con el Gerente de Planificación Ambiental identificado en el sitio web del proyecto.

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CEQA Posting Requirements Subject to California Governor Newsom's Executive Orders

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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).

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.