General Plan Environmental Documents

General Plan Update Environmental Documents

The City of Santa Ana has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) that evaluates potential environmental effects associated with the proposed Santa Ana General Plan Update. Pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21083 and CEQA Guidelines Section 15087, the Draft General Plan Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) was made available for a 45-day public review period from Monday, August 3, 2020, through Wednesday, September 16, 2020, and then extended an additional twenty (20) days to October 6, 2020. The Recirculated Draft PEIR was available for a 45-day public review from Friday, August 6, 2021, through Monday, September 20, 2021. The Final Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report (October 2021) is now available for public review and was considered by the Planning Commission on Monday, November 8, 2021. The Final Recirculated Draft PEIR will be consider by the City Council on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 (See City Meetings page for more information).

Select from the links below to find information on the General Plan Update Environmental Documents.

FINAL Recirculated Draft Program Environmental Impact Report - October 2021

     Volume I - Response to Comments

          Table of Contents - Volume I

          Chapter 1 - Introduction

          Chapter 2 - Response to Comments

     Volume II - Updated Draft PEIR

          Table of Contents - Volume II

          Chapter 1 - Executive Summary

          Chapter 2 - Introduction

          Chapter 3 - Project Description

          Chapter 4 - Environmental Setting

          Chapter 5 - Environmental Analysis

          Chapter 5.1 - Aesthetics

          Chapter 5.2 - Air Quality

          Chapter 5.3 - Biological Resources

          Chapter 5.4 - Cultural Resources

          Chapter 5.5 - Energy

          Chapter 5.6 - Geology and Soils

          Chapter 5.7 - Greenhouse Gas Emissions

          Chapter 5.8 - Hazards and Hazardous Materials

          Chapter 5.9 - Hydrology and Water Quality

          Chapter 5.10 - Land Use and Planning

          Chapter 5.11 - Mineral Resources

          Chapter 5.12 - Noise

          Chapter 5.13 - Population and Housing

          Chapter 5.14 - Public Services 

          Chapter 5.15 - Recreation

          Chapter 5.16 - Transportation

          Chapter 5.17 - Tribal Cultural Resources

          Chapter 5.18 - Utilities and Service Systems 

          Chapter 6 - Significant Unavoidable Adverse Impacts

          Chapter 7 - Alternatives to the General Plan Update

          Chapter 8 - Impacts Found Not to Be Significant

          Chapter 9 - Growth-Inducing Impacts of the Proposed Project

          Chapter 10 - Organizations and Persons Consulted

          Chapter 11 - Qualifications of Persons Preparing EIR

          Chapter 12 - Bibliography

     Volume III - Appendices A-a to J-b

          Table of Contents - Volume II

          Appendix A-a - NOP, NOP Comment Letters, and Scoping Meeting Sign-In Sheet and Comments

          Appendix A-b - EJ Background Analysis

          Appendix B-a - Proposed General Plan Update Policies 

          Appendix B-b - Santa Ana Buildout Methodology

          Appendix C - Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Modeling

          Appendix D - Biological and Natural Resource Inventory and Assessment

          Appendix E-a - Historical Resources Technical Report

          Appendix E-b - Archeological Resources Technical Report

          Appendix F - Energy

          Appendix G-a - Geological Background Technical Report

          Appendix G-b - Paleontological Existing Conditions Technical Report

          Appendix H-a - Infrastructure Technical Report for Hydrology, Sewer, Water, and Water Quality

          Appendix H-b - Water Supply & Demand Technical Report 

          Appendix I-a - Noise Existing Condition Report

          Appendix I-b - Noise Monitoring and Modeling Data

          Appendix  J-a - Existing Conditions Report for Fire and Police Services 

          Appendix J-b - Service Provider Questionnaire Responses 

     Volume IV - Appendices K & L 

          Table of Contents - Volume IV

          Appendix K - Transportation Impact Study

          Appendix L - Tribal Consultation Correspondences 

 

Clarification to the August Draft General Plan Update

 

Recirculated Draft Program Environmental Impact Report - August 2021

     Notice of Availability (NOA) 

     Notice of Availability (NOA) - Spanish

     Table of  Contents

     Volume I - Recirculated GPU Draft PEIR

          Table of Contents - Volume I

          Chapter 1 - Executive Summary

          Chapter 2 - Introduction

          Chapter 3 - Project Description

          Chapter 4 - Environmental Setting

          Chapter 5.2 - Air Quality

          Chapter 5.8 - Hazards and Hazardous Materials

          Chapter 5.15 - Recreation

          Chapter 6 - Significant Unavoidable Adverse Impacts

          Chapter 7 - Alternatives

          Chapter 12 - Bibliography 

     Volume II - Appendices A-D  & Jb     

          Table of Contents - Volume II

          Appendix A-a -  NOP, NOP Comment Letters, and Scoping Meeting Sign-in Sheet and Comments

          Appendix A-b - EJ Background Analysis

          Appendix B-a - Proposed General Plan Update Policies

          Appendix B-b - Santa Ana Buildout Methodology

          Appendix C - Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Modeling

          Appendix D - Biological and Natural Resource Inventory and Assessment

          Appendix J-b - Service Provider Questionnaire Responses

     Volume III - Appendix K

          Table of Contents - Volume III

          Appendix K - Transportation Impact Study

Final Program Environmental Impact Report (FPEIR) - October 2020

     FPEIR - Volume I Response to Comments

     FPEIR - Volume II Appendices

     Revised: Figure LU-4 and Table LU-3

     Clarifications to Draft Santa Ana General Plan Update

Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) - August 2020

     DPEIR - Volume I

     DPEIR - Volume II Appendices A-J

     DPEIR - Volume III Appendices K-L

     DPEIR - Complete Document

     Notice of Availability

     Notice of Preparation