DR 20-107 (PacRep)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Document Title
DR 20-107 (PacRep)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Theatrical (A-1 Zoning District)
Document Description
Design Review (DR 20-107) application for the installation of new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) exit ramps located on the north and south sides of the exterior of the existing theater and associated improvements to accommodate the new ramps. Associated improvements include: the removal of the existing exit ramps and stairs on both the north and south sides of the building, the removal of an existing window on the south elevation near the Circle Theater, the relocation of doors on both the north and south sides of the theater, modifications to the existing mechanical enclosure, the removal of four 3’x5’ architectural “pop-outs”, and walkway and planter improvements to accommodate the egress provided by the new ADA ramps.

Contact Information

Evan Kort, Associate Planner
Agency Name
City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Stephen Moorer, Agent
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Southern California
Parcel #
Other Location Info
Monte Verde 4 SW 8th; Block: C; Lots: 11-14

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 (Existing Facilities)
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the State CEQA Guidelines. Class 1 consists of minor alteration of existing private structures involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The project involves the addition of new exit ramps to an existing theater to meet ADA standards and associated site and building improvements to accommodate the new ramps.


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