Reasons for Exemption
The project is consistent with the Urban Center Low General Plan designation, the Central City Specific Plan (CCSP), the C-2-SPD zone, and the Central City SPD and would comply with applicable mitigation measures of the CCSP EIR. The project site is located in the city limits on a site that is 1.25 acres, which is less than five acres and is substantially surrounded by urban uses. The project site is developed with urban uses and surrounded by urban uses and has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species. The project would have no significant effect on traffic, noise, air, or water quality and is consistent with the goals and policies of the Urban Center Low General Plan designation, the Central City Specific Plan, the C-2-SPD zone, and the Central City SPD. The site is adequately served with all urban services and utilities and will have adequate access including emergency vehicle access. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment. Approval of the action would result in no significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality or water quality. No unusual circumstances are present that would result in a significant effect, and there are no cumulative effects not already evaluated in the 2035 General Plan Master EIR.