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Agriculture
California Agricultural Facts, Department of Food and Agriculture
California Farm Bureau Federation Publications
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications, University of California Cooperative Extension
2004 Farming on the Edge Convention from the American Farmland Trust
National Soils Information System Natural Resources Conservation Service
California Department of Food and Agriculture Publications,
U.S. Department of Agriculture Publications
California Rural Crime Prevention Task Force
Spatial Data in Geographic Information System Format on Agricultural Chemical Use, Land Use, and Cropping Practices in the United States, USGS
USDA Economics and Statistics System: Data Sets and Reports
USGS online publications
Biodiversity
California Biodiversity News, Biodiversity Council
Economics
A Statistical Tour of California's Great Central Valley (1998), California Research Bureau, California State Library: PDF (1270K)
A Statistical Tour of California's Great Central Valley (1997), California Research Bureau, California State Library: HTML | PDF: Part 1 (166K), Part 2 (195K)
California Continued Economic Recovery and Restructuring, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
The California Central Valley versus Other States? California Research Bureau, California State Library
California's Central Valley Economy: 1997 and Beyond, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Impact of the University of California Campus at Merced on the Regional Economy, University Committee of Merced
Location California: California Labor,Tapan Munroe
Sierra Nevada Wealth Index, Sierra Business Council
Understanding the Nature of Gazelles, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Energy
California State Energy Plan - Critical Changes: California's Energy Future, California Energy Commission
The Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology
Habitats
California's Ocean Resources: An Agenda for the Future
Fish and Wildlife Reference Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Land Use and Resource Management Plan of the Primary Zone of the Delta, Delta Protection Commission
City of San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP)
San Francisco Estuary Project Reports and Publications
Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) Report to Congress
Wetlands of the Central and Southern California Coast, A report for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Licensing and Permitting
California Permit Handbook, California Trade and Commerce Agency
California License Handbook, Trade and Commerce Agency
Twelve Tips to Make The Permitting Process Easier, Office of Permit Assistance, Trade and Commerce Agency
Permit Assistance, California Trade and Commerce Agency
Natural Disturbances
California Fire Plan, Department of Forestry
California Earthquake Loss Reduction Plan 2002-2006, Seismic Safety Commision
Virtual Library and Electronic Reading Room, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Emergency Management Services
Final Report of the Flood Emergency Action Team
Seismic Hazard Mapping Bulletins
Planning
2004 California Planners' Book of Lists PDF (550K)
2003 California Planners' Book of Lists PDF (550K)
1996-2001 California Planners' Book of Lists (Archived)
OPR Publications
2004 Planning, Zoning, and Development Laws PDF (2.0MB)
American Planning Association Publications
A Planner's Guide to Finaning Public ImprovementsHTML | PDF (209K)
The Ahwahnee Principles
Bridging the Gap, Using Findings in Local Land Use Decisions: HTML | PDF (216K)
The California Planner, CCAPA
The Conditional Use Permit, The Planner's Training Series: HTML | PDF (42K)
Element Consolidation: Streamlining Local General Plans: PDF (129K)
2003 General Plan Guidelines: PDF (1MB)
LAFCOs, General Plans, and City Annexations: HTML | PDF (40K)
Local Government Commission Publications Lists
National Transportation Library, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
The Planner's Guide to Specific Plans, Governor's Office of Planning and Research: HTML | PDF (960K)
The Planning Commissioner's Book: HTML | PDF (144K)
Planning for Habitat Protection in California: State Policies and County Actions to Implement CEQA through Improved General Plans, Robert A. Johnston and Mary E. Madison
Planning Commissioners Journal and Planning Reports Center
Planning Resources on the Internet: Online Publications, Environmental Design Library, UC Berkeley
Preemption of Local Land Use Authority in California, Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Preliminary Assessment of Urban Growth in California's Central Valley, Great Valley Center
Public Notice and Land Use Planning: HTML | PDF (69K)
Putting Action into the Open Space Element, Governor's Office of Planning and Research: HTML | PDF (42K)
Sources: An Annotated Bibliography for California Planners: HTML | PDF (76K)
State Clearinghouse Handbook:PDF (278K)
Urban Growth Boundaries, Greenbelt Alliance
The Variance, The Planner's Training Series: HTML | PDF (40K)
Watershed Planning
CEQA Technical Advice Series
  • CEQA and Archaeological Resources: HTML | PDF (65K)
  • CEQA and Historical Resources: HTML | PDF (55K)
  • CEQA, NEPA, and Base Closure: HTML | PDF (118K)
  • Circulation and Notice Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): HTML | PDF (400K)
  • A Planner's Guide to Finaning Public ImprovementsHTML | PDF (209K)
  • Focusing on Master EIRs: HTML | PDF (95K)
  • Mitigated Negative Declarations: HTML | PDF (78K)
  • Thresholds of Significance, Criteria for Defining Environmental Significance: HTML | PDF (64K)
  • Tracking CEQA Mitigation Measures Under AB 3180: HTML | PDF (81K)

A Guide to Planning in California: HTML | PDF (382K)
CEQA Guidelines, as approved May 27, 1997
Legislative Reports, Coastal Commission
Reforming How CEQA is Applied, Daniel G. Conaty, published in the AEP Environmental Monitor, Fall 1996
Pesticide Use Information, Department of Pesticide Regulation
Temporal Urban Mapping Publications, USGS
Transportation
1993 California Transportation Plan, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
1993 California Transportation Plan Technical Addendum, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Highway Design Manual, Caltrans
Project Development Procedures Manual (PDPM) , Caltrans
Transportation and Air Quality Planning Publications, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Water and Hydrology
Bulletin 160-98: California Water Plan Update Public Review Draft
California Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Nonpoint Source Program
Environmental Impact Analysis Hydrologic Data, USGS
Plans, Policies, State Water Resources Control Board
California Water Plan 2004, California Department of Water Resources
Streamflow Data Set, 1874 - 1988, California region, USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4076
Water Education Foundation
Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board
Water Resources Data, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
State Water Project Operational Reports, Department of Water Resources
Others
Air Quality Management Plans
ICE Publications, ICE, UC Davis
California Economic Diversification and Revitalization, CEDAR
Plans and Documents, Office of Emergency Services
The California Central Valley versus Other States?
California Research Bureau Documents
Doing Business in California, Trade and Commerce Agency
Developing & Delivering Government Services on the World Wide Web: Recommended Practices for New York State, Center for Technology in Government
Division of Mines and Geology Index to Available Publications, Department of Conservation
Ecosystem Management Services Reports
Geological Society of America Publications
Human-Induced Land Transformations, U.S. Geological Survey
League of California Cities Publications
National Environmental Publications Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
NOAA Central Library, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
San Joaquin Valley Endangered Species Recovery Program

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