Minor Alteration of Existing Public Facilities - High Desert State Prison


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
Document Title
Minor Alteration of Existing Public Facilities - High Desert State Prison
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
To address the need for immediate relief of over crowding in the California State Prison System due to unexpected increases in statewide inmate population the California Department of Corrections proposes to activate 180 emergency beds at High Desert State Prison. CDC proposes to activate dayroom sections of the 270-design facilities to accommodate placement of 180 beds to existing structures through minor remodeling and retrofitting. The project will require approximately 30 full time staff.

Contact Information
Char Daniels
Department of Corrections
Facilities Manage Division 501 J Street, Room 304
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 323-0731



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(a) - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves alteration to existing prison structures that involve negligible or no permanent effect on the environment.

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