Mission & Mattox Interim Activation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Hayward Area Recreation and Park District
Document Title
Mission & Mattox Interim Activation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project transforms a vacant lot into a temporary park by using colorful paint, furnishings, and planting to define recreational court spaces, picnic areas, and other programming.

Contact Information

Darcie DeLashmutt
Agency Name
Hayward Area Recreation and Park District
Job Title
Project Bond Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project


Unincorporated area
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Mission Boulevard and Mattox Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Colonial Acres Elementary School, St. John Catholic School, East
San Lorenzo Creek
Other Location Info
The project site is a 2.6-acre parcel located at the northeast corner of Mission Boulevard and Mattox Road in Ashland, an unincorporated community in Alameda County between San Leandro to the north and downtown Hayward to the south. The project site is located within the Ashland-Cherryland Business District, at the major crossroads between Ashland and Cherryland.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 32, CEQA Section 15332
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project qualifies for an exemption under CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 as an infill development project is it: : (1) is consistent with the Alameda County Eden Area General Plan policies and land use designation, as well as the policies and zoning regulations identified in the Ashland and Cherryland Business District Specific Plan (ACBD Specific Plan); (2) is located within the unincorporated urbanized community of Ashland and within the Alameda County General Plan Urban Limit Line, surrounded by urban uses and is less than 5 acres in size; (3) has no value for endangered, rare or threatened species; (4) would not result in any significant effects related to traffic, noise, air quality or water quality; and (5) can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services. Additionally, this document demonstrates that the project or its circumstances would not result in any exceptions identified in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2, and that the project qualifies for a CEQA Exemption as a Class 32 Infill Development Project.
County Clerk


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