Welcome to OPR

The Office of Planning and Research (OPR), created by statute in 1970, is part of the Office of the Governor. OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research, and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency.


Comments on OPR CEQA Update Documents are Posted  04-01-2014
OPR released two documents for public comment on December 30, 2013: (1) A Preliminary Evaluation of Alternative Methods of Transportation Analysis and (2) Possible Topics to be Addressed in the 2014 CEQA Guidelines Update. Comments OPR received on both of those documents can be viewed in the following indexes Public Comments on CEQA Guidelines Update Index and Public Comments on SB743 Index. To receive notice of future Guidelines related activity, sign up for the listserv here.

OPR Announces Public Workshops for the Environmental Goals and Policy Report  03-05-2014
Through these workshops, OPR is striving to receive input from all regions of the state. The goals of this public workshop are to receive input on the overarching goals, key actions, and metrics to track progress. For details on dates and locations, click here.

Local Drought Clearinghouse  03-04-2014

California is in a drought emergency. Local governments and agencies are on the front lines responding to drought conditions. To ensure that local governments and agencies have expeditious access to information and resources, OPR created the local drought clearinghouse. OPR will direct local government inquiries to resources for drought assistance.

For more information, contact Debbie Davis, Local Drought Liaison, by email drought.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or by phone 1-916-327-0068.

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