CA Pub Res Code Section 30253

New development shall do all of the following:


Minimize risks to life and property in areas of high geologic, flood, and fire hazard.


Assure stability and structural integrity, and neither create nor contribute significantly to erosion, geologic instability, or destruction of the site or surrounding area or in any way require the construction of protective devices that would substantially alter natural landforms along bluffs and cliffs.


Be consistent with requirements imposed by an air pollution control district or the State Air Resources Board as to each particular development.


Minimize energy consumption and vehicle miles traveled.


Where appropriate, protect special communities and neighborhoods that, because of their unique characteristics, are popular visitor destination points for recreational uses.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 30253’s source at ca​.gov