On July 16, 2021, CA Governor Gavin Newsom signed and filed with the Secretary of State Assembly Bill No. 819 (AB 819), amending nine statutory sections that are part of CEQA. The bill was filed as non-urgency legislation and will become effective on January 1, 2022.
After several extensions to prior Executive Orders, Governor Newsom’s June 11, 2021 Executive Order N-08-21 regarding the COVID-related conditional suspension of posting, filing, and notice requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), will end on September 30, 2021.
The Governor of Califonia issued EO N-54-20 this past March, which temporarily suspended certain posting, filing, and notice requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for 60 days. As of September 23, the Governor issued EO N-80-20 which extends the provisions of the prior Executive Order.
In response to COVID-19’s impact on the California legal system, the Judicial Council of California adopted emergency regulations that significantly extend the time individuals have to file lawsuits challenging the approval of development projects.
The Governor of California has issued a new Executive Order which suspends certain posting, filing, and notice requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) until June 21st.
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