Playground and Outdoor Classroom Improvements at Rio Vista Elementary School


SCH Number
Public Agency
Saugus Union School District
Document Title
Playground and Outdoor Classroom Improvements at Rio Vista Elementary School
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The District proposes to construct playground, and outdoor classroom improvements on an approximately 4-acre portion of the Rio Vista Elementary School campus. The proposed project includes new paving and pavement marking on existing play areas as well as two separate paved areas. Two existing play structures will be replaced by new play structures in the same locations. The proposed project will also construct an outdoor classroom on the central eastern portion of the campus. The outdoor classroom will consist of a circular concrete seat wall and mulch, turf, synthetic turf, and planter areas throughout the classroom. The proposed project includes a new concrete walking track around the perimeter of the grass field on the northeastern portion of the campus. The existing students, staff and surrounding communities are the beneficiaries of the project.

Contact Information

Kathie Pisano
Agency Name
Saugus Union School District
Job Title
Facilities Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clarita
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Cedarcreek Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
Rio Vista Elementary School

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
§ 15302, Class 2, Replacement or Reconstruction
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project includes improvements to existing play areas, replacement of existing play structures in the same areas, improvements to the existing grass field, and construction of an outdoor classroom. Project improvements will serve the same purpose and capacity of the replaced structures. No increase in student capacity will occur. Therefore, the proposed project is exempt from further CEQA analysis under Section 15302. The proposed project was also reviewed for possible exceptions under Section 15300.2 and found that the exceptions do not apply.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


Notice of Exemption

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