DMV El Cerrito HVAC Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Document Title
DMV El Cerrito HVAC Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project proposes removing existing multi-zone heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) rooftop equipment including return fans, exhaust fans, piping, ductwork, controls, and electrical services and replacing with new rooftop packaged multi-zoned unit and new condensate piping. Also, the existing gas-fired boiler, pumps and all accessories associated with the boiler system and ice storage chiller, pumps, piping and all accessories associated with the chiller will be removed from the mechanical yard. Underground pipes not being reused will be cap and abandoned in place. All work and waste disposal will comply with existing applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances governing work. The project would replace an older system with an improved and energy efficient system.

Contact Information

Kelly Piceno
Agency Name
Job Title
Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Cerrito
Contra Costa
Northern California
Cross Streets
6400 Manila Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for Class 1 exemption where minor repair, maintenance, and alterations of an existing public structure involves negligible or no expansion of existing use. HVAC installation will occur behind a mechanical screen and back from the edge of the roof. The project will not have a significant impact on resources in the area.


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