The proposed project is a Tideland Use and Occupancy Permit to Metron, Inc. for their use of approx 10,000 sf of water area and 2,070 sf of tideland area located in the city of San Diego, CA. The areas proposed for use under this TUOP are currently and are proposed to be used only and exclusively for the non-exclusive purpose of berthing, employee parking, and the operation of one or more Large Diameter Unmanned Underwater Vehicles from modular barges temporarily secured to the premises in support of a US Navy Unmanned Underwater Vehicle program, up to four, eleven-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats, and two mobile pin barges and for no other purpose whatsoever w/o the prior written consent of the District in each instance. The District may relocate the tenant's employee parking to other locations on the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal at any time with at least a ten day written advance notice. The Tenant would be responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations associated with the activities on or in connection with the above-described premises, and in all uses thereof, including those regulating stormwater and hazardous materials. No new development, construction, uses, or increase in the size of the Tenant's leasehold or the TUOP area is proposed or authorized as part of this TUOP.
The project is determined to be exempt pursuant to section 15301 b/c the project is a TUOP for the purpose of berthing, employee parking, and the operation of watercraft that would involve no expansion of use beyond that previously existing.