McKinley Elementary School Solar Facility


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stockton Unified School District
Document Title
McKinley Elementary School Solar Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project would install a canopy-mounted solar photovoltaic system at Stockton USD McKinley Elementary School to supplement the District's energy needs, and to generate savings in energy costs.

Contact Information
Michelle Spragg
Stockton Unified School District
701 N Madison St
Stockton, CA 95205

Phone : (209) 933-7045


San Joaquin
Other Location Info
30 W 9th St; northwest corner and southerly area of school, over a parking lot and playground

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, 11 and 14
Reasons for Exemption
The solar facility, the construction and installation of a canopy structure mounted PV solar system at an existing school site to provide electricity to the District. The solar arrays mounted to canopy structures, inverters, AC combiner, and utility line and trenching, are minor structures appurtenant to the existing institutional uses (school buildings). The project will not increase the capacity of the school sites by 25% or 10 classrooms. There are no sensitive resources in the project area and the battery storage facility will serve the existing facilities. Therefore, they are classified as exempt under sections 15301 - section 15303 - class 3, new construction of small structures; section 15311 - class 11, accessory structures; section 15314 - class 14 minor additions to schools. None of the exceptions to these categorical exemptions apply.

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