Main Hospital AFFF System Upgrade


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
Main Hospital AFFF System Upgrade
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project proposes upgrades to the heliport fire suppression and fire alarm systems to meet current building code requirements. The existing heliport is protected by an Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) system. The project changes the system piping to improve the foam discharge rate, replaces the supply line from the AFFF to the hose reel, increases the fuel take containment capacity, adds automatic fire sprinklers underneath the ramp walkway, and connects a new standpipe.

Contact Information

Heather Davis
Agency Name
UC Davis
Job Title
Interim Director Environmental Planning
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Other Location Info
UC Davis Medical Center, Stockton Blvd.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project includes system upgrades to meet current building codes. This includes no expansion of existing use. This project qualifies as categorically exempt under Exemption Class 1 of the Guidelines for the Implementation to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This exemption applies to the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or mechanical equipment, involving negligible or no expansion of the existing use. In addition, none of the exceptions for application of a categorical exemption apply to this project.


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