Tempory Use Permit 2023-2257 and Coastal Development Permit 2023-2258


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Laguna Beach
Document Title
Tempory Use Permit 2023-2257 and Coastal Development Permit 2023-2258
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
To continue the use of outdoor dining until January 1, 2026. No changes regarding the temporary use are proposed from the previously approved Temporary Use Permit 20-6438.

Contact Information

Louie Lacasella
Agency Name
City of Laguna Beach
Job Title
Senior Administrative Analyst
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Laguna Beach
Southern California
Cross Streets
342 (350) Ocean Ave
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1 and Section 15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the recommended action is exempt from further review per State CEQA Guidelines Section 15304 (Class 4 - Minor Alterations to Land). Class 4C) consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not N involve the removal of mature, scenic trees, such as the minor temporary use of land having negligible or no permanent effects on the environment. Here, the approval of Temporary Use Permits to allow outdoor dining will not involve any construction or permanent installation of structures or facilities, and will consist of the placement of furniture, such as tables, chairs and signs required for outdoor dining. Thus, the outdoor dining will consist of minor alterations to land, water, and/or vegetation and fall within the Class 4 exemption. The proposed project is also exempt pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines, Section 15301(Class 1 - Existing - Facilities). Class 1 consists of the "operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor Q alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use." The Outdoor Dining and Parklet Program has 0 been in effect since 2020, and each applicant has already been providing outdoor dining under this program. The adoption of the resolutions today for each applicant merely allows each applicant to continue to provide cf) outdoor dining until 2026. There will be negligible or no expansion of use or permanent effects on the environment.
County Clerk


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