Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines Section 15315 Minor Land Division – Class 15 consists of the division of property in urbanized areas zoned for residential, commercial, or industrial use into four or fewer parcels when the division is in conformance with the General Plan and zoning, no variances or exceptions are required, all services and access to the proposed parcels to local standards are available, the parcel was not involved in a division of a larger parcel within the previous 2 years, and the parcel does not have an average slop greater than 20 percent. Section 15315 Class 15 applies in that the information contained in the project file and documents incorporated herein by reference demonstrates that: Tentative Parcel Map No. 36566 (MAP23-003) is consistent with the Mixed Used Area #6 (MU) General Plan land use designation and all applicable General Plan policies as well as the Downtown Village (DV) zoning designation with no variances or exceptions. The site is adequately served by all required utilities and public services. The parcel was not involved in a division of a larger parcel within the previous 2 years, and the parcel does not have an average slope greater than 20 percent. Additionally, none of the exceptions provided in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 apply to this project. As such, the project meets the criteria for application of a Class 15 (Minor Land Division) Categorical Exemption under the CEQA Guidelines. Additionally, none of the exceptions provided in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 apply to this project.