Skyline High School Stadium Lighting


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Oakland Unified School District
Document Title
Skyline High School Stadium Lighting
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The high school campus is zoned R-1 and designated as Institutional by the City of Oakland General Plan.
Document Description
Skyline High School proposes to install stadium lights at the track and football field located on the western side of the campus along Skyline Boulevard. The proposed lighting system will require the installation of four 70-foot light poles, each with 12 metal halide lamp fixtures, for a total of 48 light fixtures. The high school currently plays all home football games on campus. With the stadium lighting, the high school proposes to host a maximum of 10 evening games per year. The number of evening games will be split evenly between football games and soccer matches. The games will generally be played on Friday evenings at 5:00 p.m. for the junior varsity and 7:00 p.m. for the varsity. The games will typically end around 10:00 p.m. The lights will be turned off by 11:00 p.m. for all events.

Contact Information

Lee Sims
Agency Name
Oakland Unified School District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Skyline Boulevard and Balmoral Drive
State Highways
580, 13

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency
Development Types
Recreational (Stadium Lighting)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Transportation, Wildlife

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