Palms District Headquarters Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021040509
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Palms District Headquarters Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/22/2021

Document Description
Categorical Exemption pursuant to CEQA Section 15301, Class 1 (Existing Facilities) and Section 15303, Class 3 (New Construction/Conversion of Small Structures). The proposed project is located at LADWP Palms District Headquarters. LADWP proposes to install 33 new Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers at an existing LADWP facility at existing parking spaces. The goals of the project are to encourage adoption of electric vehicles. The project will consist of 8 Level-3 (50 kW) EV chargers and 25 Level-2 (6.5 kW) EV chargers. The project will also consist of minor construction work to install the associated infrastructure. Trenching is required to install a new transformer and switch pad, at a capacity of 1,500 kW. Electric service will be underground to the EV chargers.

Contact Information
James R. Howe
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project
111 North Hope Street Room 1044
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 367-0414
james.howe@ladwp.com

Location

Coordinates
34°2'12.1"N 118°22'9.8"W
Cities
Los Angeles
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
South Fairfax Ave./Electric Dr.
Zip
90016
Total Acres
5
Parcel #
5064-029-907
State Highways
Interstate 10, Highway 187
Railways
LA Metro
Schools
Marvin Avenue Elementary School
Waterways
Ballona Creek
Township
01S
Range
14W
Section
32
Other Information
Please see attached map.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1 (Existing Facilities)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301, Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of the existing or former use. The proposal at the Palms District Headquarters for EV charging stations meet the requirements of these exemptions; therefore, no further CEQA review is required.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15303, Class 3 (New Construction/Conversion of Small Structures)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15303, Class 3 consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures, and the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made in the exterior of the structure. The proposal at the Palms District Headquarters for EV charging stations meet the requirements of these exemptions; therefore, no further CEQA review is required.
County Clerk
Los Angeles

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_Palms District Headquarters EV Charging Station   PDF 697 K

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