Chandler Blvd. Pallet Shelter Project (North Hollywood Recreation Center- Proposed CO2 Pallet Housing Project)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Chandler Blvd. Pallet Shelter Project (North Hollywood Recreation Center- Proposed CO2 Pallet Housing Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the construction of a new homeless shelter at a Recreation and Parks owned parcel that includes pallet shelters that are small, detached, pre-fabricated cabins assembled on site with beds for up to 66 individuals, a hygiene trailer with restrooms, showers, lavatories, drinking fountains; and designated seating areas for food services for people experiencing homelessness. The nature of this project is to serve the local homeless community within the vicinity of the project. The purpose of the project is to provide emergency shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness to help bridge their transition from living on the streets to finding services and, ultimately, living in transitional and/or permanent housing. The project includes approximately 34 pallet shelters; 32 with double beds (64 occupants) and two with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single beds. There are also two pallet shelters for staff and one pallet shelter for storage, both with no beds. The project site is approximately 21,706-square feet (sf) and is currently developed as a City park. The project includes beds in crisis and bridge housing for up to 66 people experiencing homelessness. Project beneficiaries include the homeless community, the public and local businesses. A third-party service provider will operate the project for the City and it is anticipated that a lease or similar operating and/or funding agreement may be executed. (Please see the attached narrative for more details).

Contact Information
Maria Martin
City of Los Angeles c/o Bureau of Engineering
Lead/Public Agency
1149 S. Broadway, MS 939
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone : (213) 485-5753


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Chandler Blvd. Pallet Shelter Project (North Hollywood Recreation Center- Proposed CO2 Pallet Housing Project)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269(c) 21080(b)(4) & 21080.27
Reasons for Exemption
This project is statutorily exempt under Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(4) as a specific action necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency as also reflected in CEQA Guideline Section 15269(c); Public Resources Code section 21080.27 (AB 1197) applicable to City of Los Angeles bridge homeless shelters; and, because the project uses "Homeless Emergency Aid Program funds," it is exempt under Governor's order N-32-20. AB 1197 codified at Public Resources Code section 21080.27 exempts the project as an emergency homeless shelter (see attached narrative).


Notice of Exemption
2020100318_CD 02_NOE_11471-11484 Chandler Blvd_Chandler Homeless Shelter_LA_Co_Stamped   PDF 1005 K

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