Muzzio Park Playground Replacement


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Watsonville, City of (City of Watsonville)
Document Title
Muzzio Park Playground Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Parks and Community Services Dept., City of Watsonville

Document Description
This project will replace a vandalized playground at Muzzio Park, a 1.12 acre neighborhood park in downtown Watsonville. The existing 1200 sq. ft. playground area will be expanded by 600 sq. ft. to accommodate new, upgraded playground equipment by removing 600 sq. ft. of existing turf grass in the park, installing new concrete curbing around the expanded playground area, and installing permeable playground natural fiber surfacing. The new, combined playground area will be 1800 sq ft.

Contact Information
Ben Heistein
City of Watsonville Parks & Community Services Dept.
250 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone : (831) 768-3150


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
26 W. Front St., Watsonville, CA 95076

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 3, & 4; Sec. 15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project is eligible for a Class 1, 3, & 4 Categorical Exemption per Sec. 15301, 15303, and 15304 of the CEQA Guidelines as it involves the minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or fo1mer use and consists of construction and location oflimited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures; and the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made to the exterior of the structure and consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, and scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes. See NOE for full details.


Notice of Exemption
2020020149_City of Watsonville NOE Muzzio Park Playground Replacement PCS-2020-0206   PDF 195 K

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