Environmental Assessment Issues

Issues Cited on the Environmental Assessment ("Long Form") Checklist

Long Form Checklist

In addition to the environmental issues already cited on the "Short Form" Checklists, the Environmental Assessment ("Long Form") Checklist contains the following review categories:

  • Conformance with Comprehensive Plans & Zoning
  • Land Use Compatibility & Conformance with Zoning
  • Urban Design - Visual Quality & Scale
  • Slope
  • Erosion
  • Soil Suitability
  • Hazards & Nuisances Observed from Site Visit
  • Energy Conservation/Green Design & Build
  • Demographic Character/Changes
  • Displacement
  • Employment & Income Patterns
  • Educational Facilities
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Health Care
  • Social Services
  • Solid Waste
  • Waste Water
  • Storm Water
  • Water Supply
  • Public Safety-Police/Fire/EMS
  • Open Space/Recreation/Cultural Facilities
  • Transportation 


This review process is defined by, is described in, and uses 24 CFR Part 58

Environmental Review Procedures for Entities Assuming HUD Environmental Review Responsibility. 

For the Environmental Issues on the Checklist, the following sources are consulted...

Laws and Authorities for Part 58.5


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