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CEQA Guidelines


  1. City of Lake Forest - 2022 CEQA Guidelines Cover
  2. City of Lake Forest - 2022 CEQA Guidelines
  3. City of Lake Forest Form_A_2022_Notice of Exempion (3)
  4. City of Lake Forest Form_B_2022_Preliminary_Exemption_Assessment
  5. City of Lake Forest Form_C_2022_Environmental_Impact_Assessment
  6. City of Lake Forest Form_D_2022_Notice_of_Intent_to_Adopt_Neg_Dec._Mitigated_Neg_Dec
  7. City of Lake Forest Form_E_2022_Negative_Declaration
  8. City of Lake Forest Form_F_2022_Notice_of_Determination
  9. City of Lake Forest Form_G_2022_Notice_of_Preparation
  10. City of Lake Forest Form_H_2022_Notice_of_Completion
  11. City of Lake Forest Form_I_2022_Environmental_Information_Form
  12. City of Lake Forest Form_J-1_2022_Environmental_Checklist_for_Subsequent_Projects (FINAL)
  13. City of Lake Forest Form_K_2022_Notice_of_Availability_of_Draft_Environmental_Impact_Report
  14. City of Lake Forest Form_L_2022_Certificate_of_Fee_Exemption_(LA, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura)
  15. City of Lake Forest Form_M_2022_Notice_of_Recirculation
  16. City of Lake Forest Form_N_2022_Request_for_Water_Supply_Assessment (1)
  17. City of Lake Forest Form_O_2022_Water_Supply_Verification_Request
  18. City of Lake Forest Form_P_2022_Request_for_Shortened_Review
  19. City of Lake Forest Form_Q_2022_Electronic_Document_Submittal
  20. City of Lake Forest Form_R_2022_Performance Standards for Infill Projects Eligible for Streamlined Review
  21. City of Lake Forest Form_S_2022_Infill Environmental Checklist form (Final)
  22. CEQA Significance Thresholds Guide 2020 + Transpo Analysis Guidelines(PDF)
  23. VMT LOOKUP TABLE (Attachment f - Transportation Analysis Guidelines)

Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance