Markham Elementary Living Schoolyard


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Markham Elementary Living Schoolyard
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project involves removing 12,000 square feet of asphalt from an existing schoolyard, and replacing it with vegetation and decomposed granite. It will transform a hot, asphalt-covered schoolyard in a dense and disadvantaged community in East Oakland into a green and shaded park-like environment.

Contact Information

Jessica Davenport
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Markham Elementary
Other Information
7220 Krause Ave, Oakland, CA 94605

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt from review under the CEQA pursuant to Section 15301, as a minor alteration of existing public or private structures or topographical features. It is also categorically exempt from review under CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15304, as minor public or private alterations to the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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