Development Streamlining Efforts


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In response to the results from the Development Streamlining Questionnaire, and as part of our efforts to accelerate housing production, SCAG has prepared a series of guidance materials included below. The guidance material topics were carefully selected based on feedback and include a combination of streamlining options or exemptions under CEQA and other state laws. 

Development Streamlining Materials

Recent changes in State laws to CEQA’s environmental review process as well as new State laws to streamline administrative review processes have created new opportunities for jurisdictions with regulatory land use control to streamline and shorten the entitlement process and accelerate the production of much needed housing.

The guidance materials below were developed to provide support and pathways for local jurisdictions and land use practitioners to address these challenges. 

Development Streamlining Guidance Materials 

Virtual Workshops and Office Hours

SCAG will be hosting a series of virtual workshops and office hours to review these guidance materials in Spring 2023. These workshops are an opportunity to stay involved and share your thoughts and questions on the materials. Details regarding these events will be posted soon.   

For further questions or comments regarding the ongoing Development Streamlining Efforts, please contact Nashia Lalani at or 213-630-1477.