Bethel and Ridge Demolition and Subdivision (PA2019-085)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Newport Beach
Document Title
Bethel and Ridge Demolition and Subdivision (PA2019-085)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is an approved tentative parcel map and coastal development permit to subdivide the applicants' property into two separate parcels. The coastal development permit also approved the demolition of an existing four-unit residential structure and waiver of the minimum lot width and lot area standards associated with the proposed subdivision. No new construction is proposed as a part of this project. The tentative parcel map and demolition plan for the project are provided as Exhibits 1 and 2.

Contact Information

Jaime Murillo
Agency Name
City of Newport Planning Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Jeff Bethel and Sieve Ridge
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Newport Beach
Other Location Info
365 Via lido Scud, Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 (see attached Vicinity Map)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 15301 (Existing Facilities) & 15303 (New Construction)
Reasons for Exemption
A Class 1 exemption consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. This includes the demolition and removal of multifamily residential structures up to and including six dwelling units (Section 15301(1)12)). The project proposes the demolition of four dwelling units and any future development will not expand the existing use. A Class 3 exemption consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures. This includes a duplex or similar multi-family residential structure totaling no more than four dwelling units and in urbanized areas, apartments, duplexes, and similar structures designed for not more than six dwelling units (Section 15303(b)). The project proposes the subdivision of a parcel which will allow for the construction of not more than four dwelling units.


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