Reasons for Exemption
The City of San Diego conducted an environmental review that determined
the project would not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. The project meets the criteria set forth in CEQA Section 15301 which consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting ,leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing facilities (public or private), Involving negligible or no expansion
of existing use. Further, CEQA Section 15301 (e) (1) Includes but Is not limited to: additions to existing structures provided that the addition will not result in an Increase of more than 50 percent of the floor area of the structures before the addition, or 2,500 square-feet, whichever is less. The project proposes 357 square foot
addition to 1,178 sf existing residence, this exemption Is deemed appropriate, involving no expansion of existing· use. The project also meets the criteria set forth In CEQA Section 15303 which consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new small facilities or structures. Since CEQA Section 15303 allows for construction of a new residential unit, this exemption was deemed appropriate. This exemption includes but are not limited to one single family residence or a second dwelling unit In a residential zone. In addition, the exceptions listed in CEQA Section 15300,2 would not apply.