Portola Elementary School Solar Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Bruno Park School District
Document Title
Portola Elementary School Solar Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will consist of the installation of a solar array comprise of 546 panels and associated equipment such as transformers connections within an area of 9,577 sf (0.22 acres). The panels will be located relatively close to ground level and oriented horizontally. To maximize safety, the solar facilities will be fenced and signed. The project will provide an alternative source of electricity to power the operation of the school, thereby reduction the potential generation of greenhouse gases from the use of fossil fuels.

Contact Information

Dr. David Hutt
Agency Name
San Bruno Park School District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bruno
San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301. Solar power will provide electricity to help operate the existing school facilities. Section 15303. The solar array will serve as a minor utility expansion and appurtenant and connected to existing structures. Section 15304. Minor alterations of an existing unpaved area with no mature tree removal and a slope of less than ten percent.

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