City of Lompoc Charging Infrastructure for Government Fleets


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Lompoc
Document Title
City of Lompoc Charging Infrastructure for Government Fleets
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Lompoc Electric Vehicle Charging Station Initiative will result in the installation of strategically positioned electric vehicle charging stations at City of Lompoc owned facilities. This project seeks to revolutionize the way City of Lompoc employees and residents and visitors travel while addressing pressing environmental concerns by facilitating the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. The project not only promotes cleaner and greener transportation options but also plays a pivotal role in reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change and the charging stations align with Lompoc's commitment to sustainability and resilience. This holistic approach to sustainable transportation solutions underscores the city's dedication to creating a more livable and environmentally conscious community. The Lompoc Electric Vehicle Charging Station project stands as a beacon of progress, paving the way for a future defined by innovation, sustainability, and responsible urban development.

Contact Information

Cherridah Weigel
Agency Name
City of Lompoc
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Southern California
Cross Streets
Parcel #
State Highways
1 and 246
Southern Pacific Railroad
Lompoc Airport
Lompoc Unified School District
Santa Ynez River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301(Existing Facilities), 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), 15304 (Minor Alternation
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to Class 1 (Existing Facilities), 3 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), and 4 (Minor Alternations to Land) Categorical Exemptions of the State CEQA Guidelines. Operation and minor alteration of existing facilities and vehicle operations are categorially exempt from the provisions of CEQA under the Class 1 categorical exemption for the operation, repair, maintenance, and/or minor alteration of existing structures, facilities, and/or mechanical equipment involving negligible expansion of existing use (14 CCR § 15301). New Construction and Conversion of Small Structures and Equipment for the EV chargers is exempt from CEQA under the Class 3 Categorical Exemption (14 CCR §15303). Lastly, the project is exempt under the Class 4 for Minor Trenching (14 CCR §15304). The installation of the chargers will be located in “urbanized areas” that were previously paved and the total impacted areas will be less than 10,000 square feet (14 CCR §15303(c)).
County Clerk
Santa Barbara


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