Don Powell Renovation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State University, San Diego (SDSU)
Document Title
Don Powell Renovation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
University Campus
Document Description
Renovate seating area of performing arts theater to enable access for people with disabilities by modifying slope of seating area floor to be accessible while maintaining sight lines and aisles and adding an elevator for access to upper levels of lobby area and sound and light control booth.

Contact Information

Laura Shinn
Agency Name
San Diego State University
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
San Diego State University
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Diego
San Diego
Southern California
Other Location Info
SDSU Main Campus, central campus, west of Campanile Mall/south of Music Building

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1: Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
Project is an interior renovation for the purpose of ADA compliance of an existing building not affecting the size, footprint or exterior enclosure of the structure. The project will not result in damage to a scenic resource, nor adverse changes to a historic resource (building was not listed as a contributing building in the San Diego State College Historic District National Register listing). The project is not located on a site included in any list of hazardous sites, there is no reasonable possibility of a significant impact to the environment, and no significant cumulative impacts will result from the project. The project will not significantly alter a sensitive environment.


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