In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Parkside Project required the preparation of an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration. The public review for the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration occurred between September 10, 2014 to October 9, 2014. The study concluded that the project would not have a significant effect on the environment with incorporation of mitigation measures (which are included in the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program). The Mitigated Negative Declaration and related Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program were approved and adopted by the City Council on May 5, 2015. The Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (including the Initial Study and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program) are below: