CPUC CEQA RULES
- Rule 2.4 (CEQA Compliance)
(a) Applications for authority to undertake any projects that are subject to the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970, Public Resources Code Sections 21000 et seq. (CEQA) and the guidelines for implementation of CEQA, California Administrative Code Sections 15000 et seq., shall be consistent with these codes and this rule.
(b) Any application for authority to undertake a project that is not statutorily or categorically exempt from CEQA requirements shall include a Proponents's Environmental Assessment (PEA). The PEA shall include all information and studies required under the Commission's Information and Criteria List adopted pursuant to Chapter 1200 of the Statutes of 1977 (Government Code Sections 65940 through 65942), which is published on the Commission's Internet website.
(c) Any application for authority to undertake a project that is statutorily or categorically exempt from CEQA requirements shall so state, with citation to the relevant authority.
- Information and Criteria List: The California Public Utilities Commission has adopted an Information and Criteria List in order to determine whether applications for projects are complete This list specifies the information required from any applicant for a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Ca. Pub. Res. Code Sections 21000 through 21176, or for development project subject to Cal. Gov. Code Sections 65920 through 65957. Submission of this information is necessary before an application can be determined to be complete.
- CEQA Guidelines
- Environmental Checklist Form (CEQA Guidelines Appendix L)