Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) Marine Conservation Facility

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, San Diego (University of California San Diego)
Document Title
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) Marine Conservation Facility
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Academic land use des and use is consistent with campus 2004 LRDP.

Document Description
The proposed project would renovate an existing four-story, 26,967 gsf shell of a building to provide laboratories, offices, and classrooms for the CMBC on the SIO campus. In addition, a portion of the project site would include a two-story addition totaling approx 15,147 gsf. This addition would include a lecture room/event space, conference room, visualization center, and a catering kitchen. A cafe with an outdoor shaded terrace and seating would also be included on the second floor. Additional improvements to the project site would include the provision of approx 62 parking spaces, an open space terrace on the western side of the buildings, landscaping, and improvements to the Coastal Trail network.

Contact Information
Alison Buckley
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0074
La Jolla, CA 92093-0074

Phone : (858) 534-4464


32°52'16"N 117°15'0.80"W
Cross Streets
La Jolla Shores Dr and Biological Grade
Total Acres
State Highways
Coaster, Amtrack
La Jolla Country Day
Other Location Info
La Jolla

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational (labs, offices, and classrooms for CMBC) Recreational (SIO Campus and private event space)
Local Action
Local Coastal Permit Other Action Other Action: project approval
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Land Use Other Other Issues: climate change
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Coastal Commission California Department of Education California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 14 Department of Toxic Substances Control California Native American Heritage Commission

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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