Longfellow Elementary School Portable Classroom, Library, and Multipurpose Room Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
Riverside Unified School District
Document Title
Longfellow Elementary School Portable Classroom, Library, and Multipurpose Room Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Riverside Union School District is proposing minor additions to Longfellow Elementary School, located within a developed neighborhood in the City of Riverside. The proposed project would occur within the confines of the existing elementary school campus and would entail the following projects: -Renovate existing 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 (on-site interim housing would be provided during construction), -Renovate nine portable classroom buildings, and -Construct a two-story permanent building, inclusive of nine classrooms and a library. The proposed impvrovements would not increase the number of teaching stations or the enrollment capacity of the school. The new two-story permanent building would be located within the footprint of the existing campus. The proposed improvements would upgrade accessibility for disabled persons, and provide better and safer instructional facilities for students and staff.

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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