Minor Additions to Central Middle School


SCH Number
Public Agency
Riverside Unified School District
Document Title
Minor Additions to Central Middle School
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Riverside Unified School District is proposing minor additions to Central Middle School, locates within a developed neighborhood in the City of Riverside. The proposed project would occur within the confines of the existing middle school campus and would entail the following projects: -Renovate facilities to provide improved accessibility for disabled persons, -Remove hazardous substances including abatement of lead and asbestos if applicable, -Renovate instructional spaces and core facilities, including science laboratories and core facilities (on-site interim housing would be provided during construction), -Expand parking facilities, including a new access driveway and student drop-off area, and -Replace seven portable classroom buildings with a permanent fourteen-classroom building. The new classroom building would be located within the footprint of the existing portable classroom buildings. The proposed improvements would upgrade accessibility for disabled persons, provide better and safer instructional facilities for students and staff, expand the parking area, improve morning drop-off circulation, and reduce over-crowding classroom conditions.

Contact Information

Janet Dixon
Agency Name
Riverside Unified School District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15301, 15314
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301 exempts activities involving the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures or facilities not expanding existing uses, while Section 15314 permits among other activities, "minor additions to existing schools within existing school grounds where the addition does not increase original student capacity by more than 25% or ten classrooms, whichever is less. The addition of portable classrooms is included in this exemption."

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