Columbus HS NOE


SCH Number
Public Agency
Downey Unified School District
Document Title
Columbus HS NOE
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Construction of new administration building; reconfiguration of a general purpose activity room into a new physical education area; modernization of cafeteria and cafeteria kitchens; construction of new central kitchen building and new maintenance and operations building; construction of new two-story classroom building with twenty-one (21) new classrooms; modernization of thirty-four (34) existing classrooms; removal of twenty-one (21) portable classrooms; addition of a staff parking area; addition of two shaded lunch shelters; and the addition of new green open space areas, hard court play areas, and new fencing throughout the school to benefit students of Columbus High 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
Woodruff and Imperial

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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