Recent Environmental Documents

The following list contains Negative Declarations and Environmental Impact Reports currently or recently circulated for public comment. All files are in PDF format. 

Initial Studies are prepared and circulated in conformance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  Detailed information on CEQA can be obtained from the State Office of Planning & Research.

Project Title Permit
Type of Document Public Review
Public Review Ends
Paraiso Springs Resort PLN040183 Notice of Completion/Notice of Availability DEIR July 15, 2013 October 4, 2013 (Review period has been extended)
County of Monterey (Castroville Bike-Pedestrian Path and Railroad Crossing Project) PLN130153 Initial Study September 24, 2013 October 24, 2013
Huckleberry Hill Public Safety Radio Site (County of Monterey Next Generation Telecommunications Network) [California American Water Company - Owner of parcel] PLN100516 Notice of Availablity and Draft EIR July 14, 2014 September 19, 2014 (Review period has been extended)
Carmel Lagoon (County of Monterey) [State of California - Owner of parcels] REF120051 Notice of Prepration (& Scoping Meeting Notice) July 14, 2014 August 15, 2014
Pebble Beach Company (Inclusionary Housing Project) PLN130447 Notice of Preparation for an EIR August 18, 2014 September 19, 2014
Wolter Properties LP (Carmel Canine Sports Center) PLN130352 Notice of Preparation December 3, 2014 January 9, 2015
(Review period has been extended)
Signal Hill LLC (Mehdipour) PLN100338 Notice of Preparation for an EIR February 18, 2015 March 20, 2015
Alvarez Salvador & Hermalinda (Ace Hardware) PLN070292 Initial Study February 23, 2015 March 24, 2015
Porter Estate Company Bradley Ranch Inc (Trio Petroleum) PLN140395 Initial Study February 27, 2015 April 1, 2015
Tobin Thomas P & Karen Riley Tobin PLN140229 Initial Study March 4, 2015 April 3, 2015
Moro Cojo Subdivision (Amendment to Final Map) PLN120650 Initial Study March 6, 2015 April 6, 2015

To access the environmental documents related to this project, please follow these steps:

  1.  Go to the Quick Link "Citizen Access - Look up Permits On-line" at
  2.  Click on Search Applications under Planning
  3.  Fill in the Permit Number (PLN) and select the Permit Type (Discretionary), then click Search
  4.  When the result appears, click on the Permit Number (PLN)
  5.  Click on Attachments and select/view documents (Environmental Documents are titled "ENVIRODOCS_PLNXXXXXX" )