Vermont Avenue Stormwater Capture and Green Street Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014058214
Lead Agency
Los Angeles, City of (City of Los Angeles)
Document Title
Vermont Avenue Stormwater Capture and Green Street Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project will construct various storm water capture devices along S. Vermont Avenue and selected tributary streets between Gage and 75th Street including parkway swales, tree well watering devices, permeable pavement alleys and a median island retrofits. The main objective of the project is to reduce polluted urban runoff in order to improve water quality, and to provide environmental and aesthetic benefits to the community. The project is located in the public right-of-way of a 0.5-mile stretch of the eastern half of this major street and is a demonstration project for green street elements and that is intended to alleviate local flooding, improve non-motorized transportation mobility, and provide urban greening.

Contact Information
Susie Santilena
City of Los Angeles
200 N. Spring Street, Room 750
Los Angeles, CA 90012

213 485-0526

Location

Cities
Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 (c)
Reasons for Exemption
This project will result in alteration of the parkway, including planting of new trees and vegetation, and will not involve the removal of a scenic resource, including but not limited to a stand of trees, a rock outcropping, or a historic building.
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