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Environmental Protection

Last modified: 4/7/2014 11:18 AM

Santa Clara County's natural resources and rich biodiversity are valuable in numerous respects; contributing greatly to the quality of life enjoyed by residents.  The Planning Office strives to protect and enhance the natural environment as it implements federal, state and local environmental protection regulations. 




Burrowing Owl

Environmental Assessment Procedures

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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
CEQA Flowchart
California Endangered Species Act 
Endangered Species Act (Federal)
Post-Approval Monitoring    
Archeological and Historic Resources
Geology and Natural Hazards
Tree Removal Regulations
Oak Woodlands Management Plan
Oak Woodland Guidelines
Select Native and Naturalized Plants
Consultant Lists
Archeological Resources
Biological Resources​
Historical Resources