Pritzker Psychiatry Building (675 18th Street) MRI Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, San Francisco
Document Title
Pritzker Psychiatry Building (675 18th Street) MRI Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of Exemption: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) proposes to renovate existing storage rooms to develop a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) suite in the existing Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building at 675 18th Street in San Francisco. All work would occur within the interior of the existing building at the lower level, and would include: demolishing interior walls and installing new walls, finish materials and cabinets; installing mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and connecting to existing building systems; and installing infrastructure and shielding, structural connections and other support components for the MRI suite.

Contact Information

Diane Wong
Agency Name
University of California, San Francisco
Job Title
Principal Planner, Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
675 18th Street between Third Street and Tennessee Street

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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