Agreement H.P. Purdon & Company for Sponsorship of 2015 July 4th Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego Unified Port District
Document Title
Agreement H.P. Purdon & Company for Sponsorship of 2015 July 4th Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project is the 2015 July 4th Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show, which will take place in North San Diego Bay on July 4, 2015. The District will enter into a sponsorship agreement with the event organizer to provide sponsorship in the form of District funding and services for the event, a free outdoor fireworks display that will last approx. 18 minutes. The event does not require construction of any on-land support facilities, and no admission fee will be charged. The event will require the placement of four barges (moved by tug boats) in the San Diego Bay near Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, Harbor Island, and Shelter Island. In addition, 16 volunteer safety patrol boats will beused to ensure that private boats stay a safe distance from the barges. The barges will be removed immediately after the fireworks display.

Contact Information

Mayra Medel
Agency Name
San Diego Unified Port District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304,15323, Class 4, 23
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alterations to Land. Normal Operations of Facilities for Public Gatherings.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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