Visitor Center at California Training Facility, Salinas Valley State Prison, Soledad, Monterey County


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
Document Title
Visitor Center at California Training Facility, Salinas Valley State Prison, Soledad, Monterey County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project includes installing a pre-built modular visitor processing center on the grounds of CTF, adjacent to an existing visitor parking area and other program buildings. Existing utilities will be extended to the modular. The single-story building will provide visitation area, restrooms, offices, and air conditioning. The building will be constructed on an existing concrete pad. The project will bring the facility into compliance with Title 15 (Crime Prevention and Corrections) of the California Code of Regulations (Article 7, Sec. 3170), to provide for orderly, safe, accommodating environment conducive to "establish and maintain meaningful family and community relationships." The project will maximize visiting time by increasing the efficiency of visitor processing, will provide more secure visitor processing, and will provided acceptable shelter from inclement weather for visitors. Installation of the modular building will include utility hook ups and new concrete walkway; all site work and construction will be in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Contact Information
Roxanne Henriquez
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
9838 Old Placerville Road, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95827

Phone : (916) 255-2159


Other Location Info
U.S. 101, five miles north of Soledad

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3 Section 15303
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the construction of a limited number of new, small facilities (CEQA Guidelines 15303) and involves negligible or no permanent effect on the environment. The project will not impact any sensitive resources. This is one of a class of projects the Secretary of Resources has found does not have a significant effect on the environment, and therefore is declared to be categorically exempt from the requirement for preparing an environmental document.

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