Is the project statutorily exempt?

WHAT IS A STATUTORY EXEMPTION?

  • Statutory exemptions describe types of projects which the California Legislature has decided are not subject to CEQA procedures and policies.
  • Statutory exemptions are found in various places in the California Code.
  • A comprehensive source of statutory exemptions is found in Article 18 of the CEQA Guidelines. Most of them are listed and summarized in Section 15282 of the Guidelines.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Statutory Exemptions Listed | Public Resources Code §§21080 - 21080.33
GUIDELINE REFERENCES
Statutory Exemptions | 14 California Code of Regulations §§15260 - 15282

SELECTED CASE LAW