UC CEQA Handbook: Chapter 3 - Content Requirements for CEQA Compliance
    Chapter 3 in PDF Format


3.1 Initial Study [PDF]

3.1.1 Introduction to Preparing Initial Studies [PDF]
3.1.2 Initial Study Format and Content [PDF]

3.2 Negative Declaration And Mitigated Negative Declaration [PDF]

3.2.1 Introduction to Preparing Negative Declarations [PDF]
3.2.2 Negative Declaration Format and Content [PDF]
3.2.3 Mitigated Negative Declaration [PDF]

3.3 Environmental Impact Report [PDF]

3.3.1 Introduction to Preparing EIRs [PDF]
3.3.2 EIR Introduction [PDF]
3.3.3 Summary [PDF]
3.3.4 Project Description for EIR [PDF]
3.3.5 Setting/Impacts/Mitigation Measures [PDF]
3.3.6 Aesthetics [PDF]
3.3.7 Agricultural Resources [PDF]
3.3.8 Air Quality [PDF]
3.3.9 Biological Resources [PDF]
3.3.10 Cultural Resources [PDF]
3.3.11 Geology and Soils [PDF]
3.3.12 Hazards and Hazardous Materials [PDF]
3.3.13 Hydrology and Water Quality [PDF]
3.3.14 Land Use and Planning [PDF]
3.3.15 Mineral Resources [PDF]
3.3.16 Noise [PDF]
3.3.17 Population and Housing [PDF]
3.3.18 Public Services [PDF]
3.3.19 Recreation [PDF]
3.3.20 Transportation/Traffic [PDF]
3.3.21 Utilities, Energy and Service Systems [PDF]
3.3.22 Growth-Inducing Impacts [PDF]
3.3.23 Cumulative Impacts [PDF]
3.3.24 Significant Irreversible Changes [PDF]
3.3.25 Alternatives [PDF]
3.3.26 Technical Appendices/Incorporation by Reference [PDF]

3.4 Findings [PDF]

3.5 Approving Projects Following Approval of an LRDP [PDF]

3.6 Administrative Record [PDF]