Court of Appeal Upholds Issuance of Erosion-Control Permit as Ministerial and Exempt from CEQA

By Holland and Knight LLP : lexology – excerpt HIGHLIGHTS: California’s First District Court of Appeal has held that the issuance of an erosion-control permit by the Agricultural Commissioner of Sonoma County was a ministerial act not subject to review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The opinion in Sierra Club et al. v. … More Court of Appeal Upholds Issuance of Erosion-Control Permit as Ministerial and Exempt from CEQA