West Valley College Performing Arts Center


SCH Number
Public Agency
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Document Title
West Valley College Performing Arts Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
West Valley College is in the process of renovating, replacing, and constructing proposed facilities consistent with its Long-Range Development Plan/Master Plan (LRDP). The LRDP was completed and approved in 2005, and has undergone review and revision as required, specifically with the West Valley College 2020 Educational and Facilities Master Plan (2015).

Contact Information

Gaye Dabalos
Agency Name
West Valley Mission Community College District
Job Title
Director, Facilities Construction
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
West Valley College Campus
Total Acres
West Valley College

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Replacement and Reconstruction
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt pursuant to categorical exemption per CEQA Guidelines §15302 – Class 2, Replacement or Reconstruction, which identifies exemptions for replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. This proposed project involves the replacement of the existing Music Building, and renovation of the existing Theater Building with two new buildings on the same overall site. The proposed replacement Music Building, and renovated (and slightly expanded) Theater Building would be located on the same overall site as existing facilities and have the same purpose and capacity as the structures replaced and, combined, would not increase the building footage by over 50%.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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