North Beach Accessibility Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
North Beach Accessibility Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Parks and Recreation proposes to construct accessibility improvements to facilities within Torrey Pines State Beach to provide improved visitation opportunities to a larger demographic of the population as required by the Tucker vs. State of California consent decree. Improvements would include modifications to, but not necessarily limited to, parking, routes of travel, picnic sites, restrooms, and other visitor serving facilities. Project requirements have been incorporated into this project to avoid and/or minimize environmental impact. They can be obtained by contacting the environmental coordinator at the contact information below.

Contact Information

Luke Serna
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Southern Service
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Other Location Info
Torrey Pines State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15311
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated in compliance with section 15300.2. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form including mesures provided by CDPR staff, then it is exempt under the CDPR list of exempt activities according to CEQA 15300.4 as: class 1 existing facilities: "modifications of existing facilities for handicap access" & class 11 accessory structures: "construction or installation of additional public use facilities" (signage, picnic tables).

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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