Child Development Center Dome - Health and Safety Code Correction

Summary

SCH Number
2006048513
Lead Agency
California State University, Long Beach
Document Title
Child Development Center Dome - Health and Safety Code Correction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/2/2006

Document Description
The project involves the demolition of an existing, seismically deficient wood framed geodesic dome with a footprint of approximately 1,200 gross square feet. The existing building is used as a day care facility for kindergarten aged children. The new replacement facility will have the same purpose and capacity within an earthquake resistant structure.

Contact Information
Susan Brown
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0127

Phone : (562) 985-4111

Location

Cities
Long Beach
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines, Section 15302(a) provides for the replacement or reconstruction of existing school structures to provide earthquake resistant structures. The new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replacement and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. Construction of the proposed pre-fabricated building, walkway and canopy meet the criteria. Construction activities would be of minimal scope and duration. Archaeological monitoring would prevent the destruction of cultural resources, in the unlikely event that they should be uncovered. Project construction and operation would not have a significant effect on the environment.
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