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AB-190 Local government: development permits: design review.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 65950.3 is added to the Government Code, to read:

65950.3.
 (a) If an ordinance requiring design review applies to a development project, the public agency that is the lead agency, as that term is defined in subdivision (d) of Section 65950, for a development project shall approve or disapprove the design of the development project within 30 days of the later of the following:
(1) The date that the application has been determined to be complete pursuant to Section 65943.
(2) Any of the following:
(A) The date of certification by the lead agency of the environmental impact report, if an environmental impact report is prepared pursuant to Section 21100 or 21151 of the Public Resources Code for the development project.
(B) The date of adoption by the lead agency of the negative declaration, if a negative declaration is completed and adopted for the development project.
(3) The date of a determination by the lead agency that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code), if the project is exempt from that act.
(b) If the public agency that is the lead agency has not approved or disapproved the design of the development project as required pursuant to subdivision (a), the design of the development project shall be deemed approved on the 31st day.
(c) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
(d) “Lead agency” has the same meaning as used in Section 21067 of the Public Resources Code.
(e) “Negative declaration” has the same meaning as used in Section 21064 of the Public Resources Code.