Van Nuys Property EV Hub Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Van Nuys Property EV Hub Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project consists of constructing a new electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the 8121 Van Nuys Blvd Property (Property). The Property is developed with a six-story office building and a one-story addition that was primarily used for medical offices. The office building is presently unoccupied. The remaining areas of the Property consist of asphalt concrete-paved parking areas. The proposed project would install approximately 30 EV chargers for use by the public. The EV charging station will also require the installation of electrical equipment including power cabinets and electrical power transformers. Other structures that will be installed include a security booth, waiting room, security closet, and a battery energy storage system. All structures will be housed within a 120 feet x 196 feet area of the Property and will be covered by an overhead solar panel canopy.

Contact Information

Aiden Leong
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Job Title
Environmental Engineering Associate
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Van Nuys Blvd and Lanark St
Total Acres
Parcel #
Van Nuys Train Station
Panorama High School, Michelle Obama Elementary, Cal Burke High

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 and Class 3, California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15301 and 15303
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA review pursuant to section 15301 (Existing Facilities) and 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures). Section 15301, Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of the existing or former use. Section 15303, Class 3 consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures, installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures, and the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made in the exterior of the structure. The proposal for the Van Nuys Property EV Hub Project Project meets the requirements of these exemptions; therefore, no further CEQA review is required.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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