Carpenter ES Notice of Exemption


SCH Number
Public Agency
Downey Unified School District
Document Title
Carpenter ES Notice of Exemption
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Modernization of administration building; reconfiguration of two existing classrooms into a Student Wellness Support Services area; modernization of STEM library, kitchen, and multi-purpose room/cafeteria, with new addition to existing kitchen area; construction of a new classroom building with fourteen (14) new classrooms; modernization of sixteen (16) existing classrooms; removal of twelve (12) portable classrooms; the addition of new drop off and parking areas; the addition of a shaded lunch shelter area; and the addition of playground structures, hard court play areas, and new fencing throughout the school to benefit students of Carpenter Elementary School.

Contact Information

Annie Aung
Agency Name
Downey Unified School District
Job Title
Assistant Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Foster and Columbia Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1-§15301, Class 3-§15303, Class 11-§15311; Class 14-§15314
Reasons for Exemption
The Proposed Project is determined to be Categorically Exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301 (Existing Facilities), 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), Sections 153011 (Accessory Structures) and/or 15314 (Minor Additions to Schools) because the modernization and new construction on the school site would involve negligible expansion of use beyond that already existing, include only a limited number of small new outdoor structures, facilities, and appurtenant parking areas, and would not increase student capacity.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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