Visitor Center and Area Accessibility Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Visitor Center and Area 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, site amenities and restrooms. 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
Department of Parks and Recreation Southern Service Center
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Acquisition & Development: Southern Service Center
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Diego
Cross Streets
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 11 Section: 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 measures 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 Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, 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. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

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