Bio-Rad Carport Solar Power System {Administrative Design Review Permit #20-39)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Hercules
Document Title
Bio-Rad Carport Solar Power System {Administrative Design Review Permit #20-39)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project would install a 20,000-square-feet carport solar power system consisting of five {5) solar power arrays made up of 924 solar modules {each solar module measures 79.1" x 39.5" x 1.57") over the existing parking lot on the east side of 4000 Alfred Nobel Dr.

Contact Information

Robert Reber
Agency Name
City of Hercules
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Contra Costa
Other Location Info
Bio-Rad Campus at 4000 Alfred Nobel Dr. (Assessor's Parcel Number 404-181-011-2), covering approximately 20,000-sq.-ft. of the existing parking lot.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Infill Dev., Cal. Code of Regs. Title 14, Section 15332
Reasons for Exemption
The project is proposed to be installed on approximately 20,000 sq.-ft. of a paved parking lot area of an office/research facility within the City's North Shore Business Park and surrounded by urban uses. The project is consistent with the applicable General Plan designation and all applicable General Plan policies, applicable zoning designation and regulations. on a site that is adequately served by all required utilities and public services and has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species, and would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality.


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