Agreement with H.P. Purdon & Company for Sponsorship of 2017 Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego Unified Port District
Document Title
Agreement with H.P. Purdon & Company for Sponsorship of 2017 Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project is the 2017 Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show, which would take place in north San Diego Bay on July 4, 2017 (2017 Show). The District would 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 (2017 Agreement). The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is a recurring event that has taken place annually for approximately 17 years. The 2017 Show is anticipated to be viewed by approximately 500,000 people, and no admission fee would be charged. Parking would be available at the public parking lots serving Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero, Seaport Village, South Embarcadero, and Coronado. Also, public transit and shuttle services would be available to the general public.

Contact Information

Juliette Orozco
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
15304, 11, & 23 - C4, 11 & 23
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water or vegetation. Construction or placement of seasonal or temporary items such as lifeguard towers, mobile food units, public restroom, or similar items in generaly the same locations from time to time in publicly owned parks, stadiums, or other facilities designed for public use. Normal operations of existing facilities for public gatherings for which the the facilities wer designed, where there is a past history of teh facility being used for the same or similar kind of purpose.

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