(New) Substation A Building


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State University, San Diego (SDSU)
Document Title
(New) Substation A Building
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
San Diego State University is replacing the existing Substation A (#313) with a new Substation A of similar size to address a number of critical deferred maintenance projects related to the existing Substation A and the buildings served by it. The new Substation A will house the new 12kV system with electrical switchgears, transformers, and supporting panels.

Contact Information

Robert Schulz
Agency Name
San Diego State University
Job Title
University Architect
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
near the intersection of Aztec Circle Drive and Avenue of the Arts, south of Canyon Crest Drive
State Highways
south of Interstate 8 Hwy
San Diego State University
Other Location Info
Project is located north of the Facilities Services Building (#24), in the northern part of the campus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15302
Reasons for Exemption
This project is eligible for the Class 2 categorical exemption (Replacement or Reconstruction). It is a replacement of an existing electrical utility system.

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15332
Reasons for Exemption
The project is also eligible for the Class 32 exemption (Infill Development Projects), as it is consistent with the Campus Master Plan, proposes development that occurs within city limits on project site of no more than 5 acres, is substantially surrounded by urban uses, has no habitat value for endangered, rare, or threatened species, and would not result in significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality. The project is not subject to any of the Section 15300.2 exceptions to the categorical exemptions, as the project would not damage scenic resources within a scenic highway corridor, or historic resources, the project site is not included on any list of hazardous sites, there is no reasonable possibility of a significant impact to the environment, and no significant cumulative impacts will result from the project.


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