Central Heating Plant Expansion


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California Santa Cruz
Document Title
Central Heating Plant Expansion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed building would provide space for two new 700 BHP boilers and for an existing BHP boiler now located in the Central Heating Plant. The structure would be constructed with a metal frame and with painted, patterned metal siding. The foundation would be a concrete structural mat or structural grid system. The building would be unheated and naturally ventilated. It would be provided with a fire suppression (sprinkler) and alarm system, and with electricity, natural gas, and water connections. Water would be provided for a service sink with very low water demand (estimated to be approximately 3,000 gallons per year). No hazardous materials would be stored or used in the building.

Contact Information

Christine Aldecoa
Agency Name
University of California Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 2 & 3
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt because it consists of (a) the construction of a new, small facility less than 10,000 square feet in size that would not use hazardous substances, (b) the installation of related utilities and accessories, (c) modifications of existing facilities, and (d) replacement of some components of existing facilities. The project will not have a significant effect on the environment.

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