Solar Energy Project - Cabrillo Lane Adult School

Summary

SCH Number
2021040103
Public Agency
ABC Unified School District
Document Title
Solar Energy Project - Cabrillo Lane Adult School
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/5/2021

Document Description
ABC Unified School District proposes to install solar energy structure (Structure A) as a carport over the existing parking lot at Cabrillo Lane Adult School. Structure A would be a minimum of 13-foot high and consists of metal columns and beams supporting array panels. Structure A would have 350 photo-voltaic (PV) modules tilted at a 7-degree angle and have the direct current (DC) system size of 147 kilowatts (kW). Approximately 381 feet of conduit would be installed underneath existing asphalt and concrete paving through directional boring to connect Structure A to an existing electrical equipment box to the north of Structure A. Construction of Structure A would require removal of one ornamental tree (Southern Magnolia) in the parking lot. The project would also provide underground conduit for installation of car chargers in the future. However, Installation of car chargers require additional funding and would not be installed at this time. The District and general community will benefit from a reduction in energy consumption and reduced energy costs.

Contact Information
Ryan Carter
ABC Unified School District
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant
16700 Norwalk Blvd
Cerritos, CA 90703

Phone : (562) 926-5566
ryan.carter@abcusd.us

Location

Cities
Cerritos
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Southern California
Zip
90703

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080.35
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is exempt from further environmental review under the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Public Resources Code §§ 21000 et seq.) because it is consistent with CEQA Section 21080.35, which provides that solar energy systems installed on the roof of an existing building or on an existing parking lot are statutorily exempt from CEQA. The proposed project involves the construction of a solar array mounted carport structures on the existing parking lot of Cabrillo Lane Adult School, and the proposed project would not meet any of the exceptions specified in CEQA Guidelines Section 21080.35(d) through (f). See Attachment to Notice of Exemption for further explanation of the evaluation, which is available at the ABC Unified School District Office, 16700 Norwalk Blvd, Cerritos, CA 90703.
County Clerk
Los Angeles

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
05_CabrilloLaneAS_NOE   PDF 710 K

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