Humanities and Social Sciences Building Repair

Summary

SCH Number
2020120156
Public Agency
University of California San Diego
Document Title
Humanities and Social Sciences Building Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/9/2020
Present Land Use
Academic

Document Description
The proposed project includes fire and life safety improvements within and on the building façade of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) building. Scope of work includes alterations to the degraded exterior wall panels, installation of a fire sprinkler system/associated fire alarm updates, egress path and common space repairs, and limited fire-rated assembly modifications. The exterior concrete wall panels of the building that forms the building enclosure are in the advanced stages of deterioration (cracking panels, separating windows, spalling concrete). This is resulting in a safety hazard due to falling debris and allowing extensive water intrusion into the building. A second component of the project includes the construction and installation of an approximately 280 square-foot pump house for fire and life safety compliance, located adjacent to the project site in an existing paved service yard area.

Contact Information
Alison Buckley
UC San Diego
Lead/Public Agency
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0074
La Jolla , CA 92093

Phone : (858) 534-4464
abuckley@ucsd.edu

UC San Diego
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
La Jolla
Counties
San Diego
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Scholars Lane and North Torrey Pines Road
Zip
92093

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project qualifies under Class 1 exemption because the project consists of interior renovations to an existing building involving negligible or no expansion of existing use. In addition, the pump house consists of an addition to an existing structure that will not result in an increase of more than 50 percent of the floor area of the HSS building. None of the exceptions to the exemption pursuant to 15300.2 apply.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Humanities and Social Sciences Building Repair NOE   PDF 31 K

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