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Current Environmental Documents

For more information on any currently circulating environmental documents as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), please see the links below. For questions regarding any environmental documents listed, or for additional information on CEQA, please contact the Planning Division at 949-248-3563.

South Shores Church Master Plan-Final (3-20-15)

Below please find the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for South Shores Church.  Similar to the Draft Environmental Impact Report and other large documents, the FEIR had to be broken down into sub sections due to the upload capacity of the City server and the large size of the FEIR.  All the sections of the document have been uploaded and are in order.  So if you are reviewing Vol. 1.1 and the page ends it will continue from where it left off at the beginning of Vol. 1.2, and etc. If you would like to review the document in person the document is available for viewing at Dana Point City Hall (33282 Golden Lantern).  If you have any questions please contact the Community Development Department at 949-248-3563.

South Shores Church FEIR Vol 1.1 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 1.2 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 1.3 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 1.4 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 2.1 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 2.2 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 2.3 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.1 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.2 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.3 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.4 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.5 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.6 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.7 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.8 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 3.9 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.1 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.2 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.3 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.4 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.5 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.6 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.7 (PDF)
South Shores Church FEIR Vol 4.8 (PDF)

South Shore Church Final Plans Vol 1 (PDF)
South Shore Church Final Plans Vol 2 (PDF)

South Shores Church Master Plan-Draft

South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol I (1of 4) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol I (2 of 4) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol I (3 of 4) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol I (4 of 4) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol II (1 of 3) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol II (2 of 3) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol II (3 of 3) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (1 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (2 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (3 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (4 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (5 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (6 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (7 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (8 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (9 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (10 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (11 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church Draft EIR Vol III (12 of 12) (PDF)
South Shores Church NOA (PDF)
Notice of Preparation Draft EIR & Public Scoping Meeting (PDF)
Initial Study (PDF)

Comments Received on Draft EIR (PDF)

South Shores Church Proposed Master Plan (PDF)
South Shores Church Proposed Master Plan Alternative (PDF)

South Shores Church Study Session 10/13/2014 Flyer (PDF)

Dana Point Town Center Plan

Dana Point Town Center Plan Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (PDF)

Housing Element

Public Notice/Notice of Intent to issue a Negative Declaration (PDF)

Short Term Rental Project

Notice of Intent to adopt Negative Declaration and Notice of Public Hearing (PDF)
Initial Study and the draft Negative Declaration (PDF)

Proposed Ban of Distribution of Plastic Bags and Expanded Polystyrene Food Ware

Initial Study Plastic Bag Ordinance (PDF)
Notice of Intent Plastic Bags (PDF)
Initial Study Expanded Polystyrene (PDF)
Notice of Intent Expanded Polystyrene (PDF)

Doheny Hotel Project

Final Environmental Impact Report (1 of 2) (PDF)
Final Environmental Impact Report (2 of 2) (PDF)
Statement of Overriding Considerations and Findings of Fact (PDF)
Site Plans and Elevations (PDF)
Notice of Availability (PDF)
Draft Environmental Impact Report (PDF)
Appendices (part 1 of 2) (PDF)
Appendices (part 2 of 2) (PDF)

PCH/Del Prado Avenue Phase I Streetscape Improvements Project; Coastal Development Permit CDP11-0003

Final EIR (PDF)

What is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)?

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is a California statute that requires government agencies to analyze, consider, and make available to the public, information about potential environmental impacts that may result from proposed discretionary development projects. This analysis is accomplished through the creation of an initial study analyzing potential impacts from the project proposed, and from this analysis, subsequent preparation of either a negative or mitigated negative declaration (statements of either “no environmental impact” or “no impact with mitigation in place”) or an environmental impact report (significant impact(s) likely - detailed environmental analysis required).

For more information on CEQA guidelines, please visit California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Does My Project Require Review Under CEQA?

CEQA requires analysis of most discretionary projects. A discretionary project is any action where a public agency (such as the City of Dana Point) exercises judgment in deciding whether to approve a project. Projects that require an agency to merely determine conformance with local standards in order to issue a permit or other entitlement are called “ministerial” projects and are generally exempt from analysis. That stated, certain discretionary projects are also exempt from analysis, and are listed in Article 18 (Statutory Exemptions) (PDF) and Article 19 (Categorical Exemptions) (PDF) of the CEQA Statute.

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