9044 La Jolla Shores Lane


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
9044 La Jolla Shores Lane
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Description of nature and purpose of the Project: The project proposes an after-fact Site Development Permit {SDP) for work completed under the Emergency Coastal Development Permit {C,DP) (PTS No. 660175) issued for the relocation of failed coastal bluff materials that threatened a guest house and tram landing at the base of the coastal bluff located at 9044 La Jolla Shores Lane. The removal of slope failure debris from behind a retaining wall at the guest house Is to protect the wall and structure. The material was graded into a ramp and path adjacent to the base of the bluff north of the structure, The 0.65-acre parcel Is located at 9044 La Jolla Shore Lane, Is zoned RS-1-1 and RS-1-4 and designated very low density residential and parks/open space, and Is in the Coastal overlay Zone {Appealable), Sensitive Coastal Bluff Overlay Zone within the La Jolla Community Plan. ASSESSOR PARCEL: 344-030-19-00.

Contact Information

Sara Osborn
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide
Other Information
Site Development Permit

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The City conducted an environmental review which determined that the proposed project Is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, which allows for the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing facilities (public or private}, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, Involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The key consideration is whether the project Involves negligible or no expansion of use. The after-fact SDP ls for the work conducted under the emergency CDP which allowed for the removal of slope failure debris (topographical features) from behind a retaining wall and placed north of the structure at the base of the bluff and Is not an expansion of the existing residential use. The area of the cliff failure involved a vertical area of approximately 30' by 40 feet and a volume of about 100-200 cubic yards. The failure occurred within non vegetated coastal bluff and the area of the relocation was similarly unvegetated. No environmental Impacts were Identified for the proposed project. Additionally, none of the exceptions described in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 apply.
County Clerk
San Diego


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