North Campus Photovoltaic System


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State University Board of Trustees
Document Title
North Campus Photovoltaic System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project will construct a 350 kv photovoltaic system on approximately 1.9 acres of space. The site is on a natural hilltop which will be fenced with landscape around the perimeter of the hill. The array will be a ground-based system with concentrating solar cell panels. Initially, the system will include 32 panels with a surface area of approximately 4,600 square feet. A second phase will add another 250kv and include approximately 11,500 square feet of panels.

Contact Information
Bill Fairchild
California State University Board of Trustees
Lead/Public Agency
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Phone : (805) 756-7240


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
California State University, Northridge

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Class 3 Sect 153030
Reasons for Exemption
The project will include electrical utility connections to serve such construction. The project will generate electrical power which will be connected to the campus electrical infrastructure and the local municipal power system. This will provide a source of clean renewable power without any air emissions or noise pollution. Existing roadways will serve the new facility. The project will consist of accessory or small structures and fences. the project will include fencing around the perimeter and each photovoltaic panel will be mounted on a short steel column. The panels will be no more than twelve feet tall. A walking path with interpretive information will be included around the perimeter of the facility.

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