Environmental Docs

Environmental Documents

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) was passed in 1970 to create a statewide policy of environmental protection. CEQA requires state and local agencies within California to follow a process that informs the public of certain environmental impacts. A part of that process may include filing environmental documents with the County Clerk.

Filing Fees

Filing Fees are due when environmental documents are filed with the county clerk’s office. Checks should be made payable to the Inyo County Clerk.

For more information on filing fees, please refer to California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 753.5.                          

Negative Declaration  

Fee effective January 1, 2021: $2,480.25

Mitigated Negative Declaration                     

Fee effective January 1, 2021: $2,480.25

Environmental Impact Report 

Fee effective January 1, 2021: $3,445.25

Environmental Document to a CRP

Fee effective January 1, 2021: $1,171.25

County Clerk Processing Fee 

Fee effective January 2, 2021: $50.00

**The filing filing fees for environmental documents are adjusted annually by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Check back in November of every year to see the new fees.

Fee exemptions

The CEQA filing fee will be waived if a project will have no effect on fish and wildlife as determined by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 

View environmental filings

Visit our website to view a copy of environmental documents filed in the Inyo County Clerk's office.

To sign up to receive an email notification of any new filings, please contact our office.