Moffitt and Long Hospitals Sterile Processing Department Renovation and Equipment Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, San Francisco
Document Title
Moffitt and Long Hospitals Sterile Processing Department Renovation and Equipment Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) proposes to renovate approximately 8,800 square feet of the Sterile Processing Department (SPD), located in the basement of Moffitt and Long Hospitals. The SPD reprocesses reusable surgical instruments and devices and prepares them for subsequent procedures. The scope of work would include: (1) reconfiguring the soiled work area to add three additional three-basin sinks and two ultrasonic cleaners, (2) replacing washer decontaminators in the soiled work area (3) replacing two cart washers, prep and pack tables, steam sterilizers, and (4) upgrading existing offices and the staff lounge. Depending on availability of funds remaining after the scope of work is completed, additional equipment may be purchased to install a new washer decontaminator and a new steam sterilizer.

Contact Information

Diane Wong
Agency Name
UCSF Principal Planner and Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Citywide, Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
505 Parnassus Avenue at Medical Center Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Class 1 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301, Class 1 Existing Facilities, exempts from CEQA review projects that involve minor alterations to existing structures involving negligible or no expansion of use. The proposed project would renovate existing space with no change in use to the building. The proposed project, as a minor alteration to an existing facility involving negligible or no expansion of use, would qualify for a categorical exemption under CEQA Guidelines Section 15301. None of the exceptions to the categorical exemptions identified under CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 would apply to the proposed project.


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