State Lands Commission, California
(California State Lands Commission)
Amendment of Lease – Lease 9596
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The SPHERE Institute
Present Land Use
Information collection and maintenance of property.
Authorize amendment of Lease 9596, a General Lease – Other, effective August 20, 2020; to extend the lease term and all associated submittal deadlines identified in the lease by 1 year due to the shelter-in-place orders related to the Covid-19 virus.
CLASS 1, EXISTING FACILITIES, CLASS 4, MINOR ALTERATIONS TO LAND, CLASS 6, INFORMATION COLLECTION
Reasons for Exemption
The amendment to a General Lease – Other for the above-mentioned structure(s) will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption(s) apply(ies).