Office of Melissa Wilk, Alameda County Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder

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Environmental Impact Reports Filing and Posting

Effective January 1, 2021

Fee increase for the Department of Fish and Game Filing. Learn more...

Each copy of all environmental filings being submitted is required to have a completed cover sheet. The cover sheet can be printed from the following link: Environmental Declaration Cover Sheet (PDF - 17kb) *

Currently posted CEQA filings: Current CEQA Filings

Fees shown apply to the filing of Notices of Determination and Negative Declarations.

  • Clerk's Handling Fee: $50.00  plus
  • EIR: $3,445.25   or
  • Negative Declaration: $2,480.25

    The Clerk Handling Fee applies to all filings, including those that are determined to be exempt from fees imposed by the Department of Fish and Game (DFG).

    Please note: When filing any environmental document at the office of the County Clerk, please provide 4 sets of the documents to be filed (5 sets if filing in person); attach a completed cover sheet to each set.

You can file Environmental Impact Reports by mail or in our office.
  • By Mail
    Enclose the documents to be filed and payment for the appropriate fees. You may pay by check (personal, company, bank, or cashiers), money order or traveler's checks. Out of country payments must be made in U.S. dollars. Credit cards are not accepted for mail orders. Send your payment to:

    Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office
    1106 Madison Street
    Oakland, CA 94607

  • In Person
    Bring the documents to be filed to the County Clerk-Recorder's Office and pay the appropriate fees. You may pay by cash, debit/ATM, check (personal, company, bank, cashier's or traveler's) or money order. This office can accept a maximum of 4 concurrent filings over-the-counter per filer.

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* PDF file requires the free Adobe Reader.