Buchanan Street Elementary School Urban Greening Program Grant Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Natural Resources Agency
Document Title
Buchanan Street Elementary School Urban Greening Program Grant Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Existing public school campus
Document Description
The proposed project consists of the addition of tree wells, trees, irrigated green space, outdoor landscaped gathering space with informal seating, and resurfacing of asphalt play spaces with District-approved reflective coating. The project also includes the planting of 75 trees along the streets surrounding and nearby the school.

Contact Information

Jennifer Thomas
Agency Name
California Natural Resources Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Los Angeles Unified School District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
5024 Buchanan Street
Total Acres

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it consists of: minor exterior alterations to an existing school site that results in no expansion of use (Section 15301); replacing existing exterior asphalt areas without substantial change in the purpose or capacity of the areas (Section 15302); and minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation that will not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees (Section 15304).


Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print