Kokopelli Animal Health Clinic


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sacramento County
Document Title
Kokopelli Animal Health Clinic
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A Conditional Use Permit to relocate a veterinarian animal hospital within two existing office buildings on approximately 0.82 acres located in the Business Professional (BP) zone. Existing Building B, at approximately 5,941 square feet, will be used for medical procedures, while Existing Building A, at approximately 3,384 square feet, will be used for staff office space. The request also includes a Special Development Permit to deviate from setbacks related to the trash enclosure and Design Review for compliance with the Countywide Design Guidelines. The project proposes interior modifications to the building. No exterior modifications are proposed, with the following exceptions: ? Updated landscaping: A redwood tree on Marigold Lane will be retained, as will Chinese Pistache trees and a Persimmon tree located in the southeast portion of the parcel. Non-native trees and shrubbery, particular those in poor health, will be removed and/or replaced. All Oldeaner shrubs, which are poisonous to pets, will be removed. ? Installation of a comfort and serenity garden surrounding Existing Building B. The serenity garden will include the installation of an 8-foot tall masonry wall with lockable gates along the southern property line adjacent to multi-family residential. ? The installation of a 6-foot tall masonry wall with gate enclosing the site’s existing trash container. The office buildings have been located on the site for over 20 years, have been occupied by various uses, have ample parking, and the overall building capacity would not be increased or intensified.

Contact Information

Joelle Inman
Agency Name
Sacramento County Planning
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC Section 21084; CEQA Guidelines Sections 15300 -15333 CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 – Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project request is to allow a veterinarian animal hospital to operate within an existing building. It involves negligible or no expansion of the existing use. For these reasons, there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant impact on the environment and is therefore exempt from the provisions of CEQA.
County Clerk


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