Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301; Class 2, Section 15302 and Class 11, Section 15311
Reasons for Exemption
Section 2. The Project meets the definition of the Class 1 Categorical Exemption (CEQA Guidelines, § 15301), because the upgrades and renovations are minor repairs and alterations of an existing public-school campus involving no expansion of use.
Section 3. The Project meets the definition of the Class 2 Categorical Exemption (CEQA Guidelines, § 15302), because the Project will replace existing classrooms and only expand the school’s classroom capacity to a maximum of 22.22%, all on the same site with the same purpose.
Section 4. The Project meets the definition of the Class 11 Categorical Exemption (CEQA Guidelines, § 15311), because replacing roofs and windows and installing rooftop HVAC systems, flooring, and interior painting at seven (7) buildings (Small Gym [Buildings C, J, and Z], Café, Industrial Arts Building, Main Gym, and East Wing); upgrading HVAC system at, abandoning the boiler from, and replacing skylights in the Main Building along with interior painting and flooring replacement; replacing rooftop solar panel system at the Industrial Arts Building; adding a ramp from the back of the home bleachers to the press box; and adding a shade structure at the Student Services Center basketball courts will be minor structures accessory to the school’s (i.e., institutional) existing facilities.