$157.1M
Protecting the Climate & Natural Resources
$2.8M
$6.3M
$1.6M
$2.2M
$2.8M
$72.1M
$3.4M
$14M
$1.2M
$16M
$1M
$18.4M
$2.5
$1.8M
$6.7M
$900K
$1.9M
Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gases
Climate Action Plan Update
Divert waste from landfills
Manage closed landfills
Support new Office of Sustainability & Environmental Justice
Developing a sustainable land use plan
Support housing near transit and services to reduce driving and
GHGs
Install EV charging stations
Promote green building and solar energy
use
Improve environmental conditions in Tijuana River Valley
Protect the region’s watershed from run-off
Manage groundwater resources
Support the region’s agricultural industry
Manage vegetation to protect biodiversity
Preserve farmland permanently
The County of San Diego's Land Use and Environment Group serves the community by working to protect the public’s health and safety, sustain the environment, and improve the quality of life for our residents and visitors.
Guide the region toward zero carbon emissions (RDF)
$2M
Plant 4,000 new trees
Supporting How You Live, Work & Recreate
$235.5M
LUEG also manages 84 capital projects valued at $313 million that are in different phases of design, engineering and construction. This includes park and library projects. These costs are accounted for in another area of the County budget.
Infrastructure Safety
$15.6M
$14.4M
$1.1M
$14.8M
$1.8M
$5.3M
$1.1M
$2.7M
Inspect 15,700 food facilities for safety
Monitor and treat 1,600 mosquito breeding sites
Test beach water quality at 45 locations routinely and post same-day results
Permit over 14,000 hazardous material facilities and perform annual inspections
Conduct 479 solid waste inspections
Inspect and investigate pest management activities to promote
the safety of workers,
the public, and the environment.
Collect over 175 tons of household hazardous
waste
Collect over 175 tons of household hazardous materials

Keep culverts, channels, levees, storm drains safe and clean (supports $72.1M for watershed protection)

Pest control services at County occupied facilities
$267M
Empowering the Community
million to facilitate housing by creating affordable housing programs and removing barriers to housing through things like guaranteed plan review times for 100% affordable housing projects
Operate 157 parks, 58,000 acres of parkland and 389 miles of trails
Leveraging federal dollars to improve broadband access
Offer library materials
in world languages spoken
Translation
of program materials
Inspect 30,000+ scales, register and gas pumps for accuracy
Provide citizenship training
Data-based tracking of community needs
Provide at-risk youth programs serving 8,000 youth
Provide Free Little Libraries & Mini libraries to aid literacy
Monitoring state and federal regulations, adjusting policy and coordinating with other jurisdictions
Offer Library High School
to help people secure diplomas
Verify organic products and promote sustainable agriculture
Engaging the community in various ways
Managing our dynamic digital library and providing free Wi-Fi 24/7
Improve accessibility through ADA improvements at County facilities
Employee training for equity, diversity and inclusion
Operate 33 branch libraries, 4 mobile libraries and 5 automated book kiosks
Maintain unincorporated county road surfaces
Maintain/operate County sewer system and water districts
Operate our eight County airports
$30.1M
$33.5M
$9M
$148K
$571K
$5.3M
$194K
$2.1M
$1M
$298K
$2.4M
$231K
$372K
$3.6M
$12.4M
$1M
$3.5M
$33.2M
$65.5M
$52.8M
$27.7M
Construct runway improvements at County airports
$1.7M
$4.7M
$330K
$313M
$61M
Capital Projects
Protecting Health
LUEG Department Budgets
$47.3M
FY 24-25 Summary
Budget
in Millions
$796M
Change from FY 23-24
18%
Team
Members
2,161
Change from FY 23-24
2.1%
Protecting
Health
$61M
$157.1M
Protecting the Climate & Natural Resources
$313M
Capital
Projects
Supporting
How You Live,
Work & Recreate
$235.5M
Empowering
the Community
$47.3M
Infrastructure
Safety
$267M
Preserve land to protect species (MSCP and planned North County MSCP)
Maintain safe, beautiful park and library facilities
$10.7M
Support road safety by maintaining traffic signals, curb ramps, pedestrian crossings, guardrails, and providing new sidewalks and bike lanes
$189M
Land Use &
Environment
Group
Environmental
Health & Quality
Parks &
Recreation
Planning &
Development
Services
Public
Works
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County
Library
Agriculture,
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