College of the Desert/Indio Campus-Chid Development Center In-Fill Development


SCH Number
Public Agency
Desert Community College District
Document Title
College of the Desert/Indio Campus-Chid Development Center In-Fill Development
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
COD is redeveloping a fully serviced 1.39-acre site with the removal of an obsolete building and construction of a new, single-story 25,000± sq. ft. child development center and associated facilities. The project will be adjacent to and will become a part of the existing adjacent COD Indio Education Center.

Contact Information

John D. Criste, AICP
Agency Name
College of the Desert-College Bond Office
Job Title
District Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
Specific: Project is located in downtown Indio on previously developed site; impacts less than previous development.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 32 CEQA 15332 (Infill Dev. Projs)
Reasons for Exemption
Use is consistent with Indio General Plan and Zoning and related policies. The site encompasses 1.39 acres, it and surrounding lands have been fully developed in the past and harbor no wildlife habitat. The proposed use will result in less traffic and otherwise comparable or reduced noise, air quality or other impacts compared to past grocery store use. The site is fully serviced by utilities and public safety services.
County Clerk


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