San Diego Natural History Museum Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
San Diego Natural History Museum Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves the design and construction of a new paleontology lab and collection storage area on the lower level of the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Contact Information

Zaira Marquez
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Other Location Info
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92010

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The City of San Diego conducted an environmental review and determined the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities), which consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alterations of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing of former use; and where the exceptions to the exemptions listed in CEQA Section 15300.2 would not apply in that no cumulative impacts were identified; no significant effects on the environment were identified; the project is not adjacent to a scenic highway; and no historical resources would be affected by the action; and the project was not identified on a list of hazardous waste sites pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the Government Code.
County Clerk
San Diego


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