Superior Court of California, San Bernardino County

Superior Court of California, San Bernardino County

California Environmental Quality Act



Hearing Dates

Judge Frank Gafkowski, Jr. Desert Region Fridays, 1:30 P.M.
Judge Donald Alvarez San Bernardino Region Fridays, 10:00 A.M., 11:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M.
Judge Barry Plotkin West End Region Monday-Friday, 8:30 A.M.

Where are CEQA cases heard and where do I file?

Desert Districts :

Victorville, Barstow, Joshua Tree, Big Bear and Needles Districts’ venues.

San Bernardino Districts :

San Bernardino and Fontana Districts’ venues.

West End Districts :

Rancho Cucamonga and Chino District’s venues. 

See Venue Table under the Civil General Information Tab to determine cities and towns in each district’s venue.

When are CEQA cases being heard?

Desert Region:  Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the district Judge Gafkowski is assigned.   

San Bernardino Region:  Fridays at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the district that Judge Alvarez is currently assigned.     

West End Region:  Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. in the district that Judge Plotkin is currently assigned. 

To locate the most current assignment for the CEQA judges, see the Schedule of Assignments on the main Court website page (or here: Schedule of Assignments).

Where can I find out more information about CEQA cases?

Go to the CEQA website for more information: