Solar Panel Addition to Efficiency Unit Building


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, Irvine
Document Title
Solar Panel Addition to Efficiency Unit Building
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
University of California, Irvine

Document Description
The proposed project would install a 44-module, 15.6 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) system at the existing 12,400-square-foot Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. The PV system would be installed on the existing 1,225-square foot roof of the structure and no expansion of the existing building footprint would occur.

Contact Information
Richard Demerjian
University of California, Irvine
4199 Campus Drive, Suite 380
Irvine, CA 92697-2325

Phone : (949) 824-7058


Borrego Springs
San Diego
Cross Streets
Old Desert Club Road
Other Location Info
Steele/Burnand Anza Borrego Desert Research Center

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 (Section 15301)
Reasons for Exemption
A Class 1 categorical exemption is applicable because the proposed project is the installation of utility infrastructure at an existing facility. No increase in the physical footprint nor expansion of use would occur. In addition, the proposed project would be environmentally beneficial by generating its own sustainable electricity. In accordance with Section 15300.2 of the CEQA Guidelines, there are no cumulative impacts, expected significant effects on environmental resources, hazardous waste or historic sites, scenic highways, or other limiting factors er unusual circumstances that would make the exemption inapplicable based on the project records.


Notice of Exemption
2020020443 Solar Panel Addition NOE   PDF 642 K

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