John F. Kennedy Neighborhood Park Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
John F. Kennedy Neighborhood Park Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project includes grading, paving, installation of a prefabricated comfort station, shade shelter, play area structures and safety surfacing, picnic tables, barbeque area, drinking fountain, sidewalk and right of way improvements, stormwater structures, planting, irrigation systems, drainage and other park amenities. The project involves demolition of existing play structures, drinking fountain, irrigation lines and control valves, light post, drain line, domestic water supply line, and restroom building. The maximum depth of excavation for the project will be approximately six (6) feet.

Contact Information

Mayra Medel
Agency Name
City of San Diego Engineering and Capital Projects Department
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


San Diego
San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
4825 Ocean View Boulevard

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 15301 (a), (b), (c), (d), and (h); 15302 (c); 15303 (d) and (e); and 15304 (a), (b), and (c)
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the categorical exemption criteria set forth in CEQA State Guidelines, Sections 15301 (a), (b), (c), (d), and (h) [Existing Facilities], which allows for the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use, such as the modifications to the drinking fountain, domestic water supply line, and security lighting; 15302 (c) [Replacement or Reconstruction], which allows for the 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, such as the demolition of the existing comfort station and replacement with a prefabricated comfort station, replacement of existing drinking fountains, play structures, irrigation lines and control valve, light post, drain line, and domestic water supply line; 15303 (d) and (e) [New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures], which allows for the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures, such as the construction of a shade shelter, play area structures, picnic tables, barbeque area, drinking fountain, sidewalk and right of way improvements, stormwater structures, irrigation system and other park amenities; and 15304 (a), (b), (c) [Minor Alterations to Land], which allows for the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes, such as the grading and paving for sidewalk and right of way improvements, excavation work for the new comfort station and flagpoles, and planting and installation of irrigation systems and drainage as proposed by the project; and where the exceptions listed in Section 15300.2 would not apply.
County Clerk
San Diego


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