Nichols Street Pier Stairway


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Nichols Street Pier Stairway
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Coastal Development Permit to construct a new public access stairway to an existing private wooden pier at the unimproved Intersection of Nichols Street and San Antonio Avenue. The project would be located on the beach above the high tide line, Just east of the La Playa Trail. The stairway would be approximately 7.4 feet measured from the proposed concrete landing at the base of the stairs, which would be approximately 0.5 feet thick, 6 feet by S feet (30 square feet). The 0.0034-acre site Is zoned Residential-Single (RS-1-7) and designated for single-family use within the Peninsula Community Plan. The private pier Is associated with the adjacent Hildreth R. and Marlon M. Peckham House located at 2905 Nichols Street, which is listed as a designated historic resource (HRB #453). Qualified historic staff has reviewed the Improvement plans and determined that the work proposed would be consistent with the Secretary of the Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and would not adversely Impact or change the structure's· eligibility as a historic resource. The site Is also located within Coastal (Appealable}; Coastal Height; Special Flood Hazard Area (AE, VE); and Airport Influence Area for San Diego International Airport and NAS North Island overlay zone(s), within Council District 2. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 3 in Block 137 of La Playa Per Poodle Map Survey0elJ In 1856, together with a portion of the Westerly 25 fee of San Antonio Avenue Adjoining said Lot 3 on the East as Closed May 25th, 1914 by Resolution No. 17359 of the Common Council of the City of San Diego (APN 532-452-10).

Contact Information

Anne B. Jarque
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Nichols Street and San Antonio Avenue
Total Acres
Other Information
Coastal Development Permit

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 (Existing Facilities) and 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) allows for the permitting or minor alteration of existing public or private structures Involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use and CEQA Section 15303 (New Construction) allows for the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures, such as accessory (appurtenant) structures. The site Is not Included on any list compiled pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5 for hazardous waste sites.
County Clerk
San Diego


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