Lopez Tank Replacement Project (320170/ED24-048)


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
Lopez Tank Replacement Project (320170/ED24-048)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Lopez Tank Replacement Project (Project) proposes to replace the existing 240,000-gallon steel water distribution tank at the Lopez Lake Recreation Area. which is owned and maintained by the County of San Luis Obispo (County). The existing water tank is due for replacement. and the Project proposes to replace the existing tank in-kind with a 240,000-gallon welded steel tank in the same location. The tank provides domestic water to visitors to the Lopez Recreation Area and provides primary fire suppression for the area. Project actions include utilizing a temporary tank to provide uninterrupted water supply while demolishing and replacing the existing water tank and restoring water supply via the new tank. The new tank color will meet County standards for visual resources and has been selected to match the existing character of the surrounding area.

Contact Information

Sal Zaragoza
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo
Job Title
Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302(c): Class: 2
Reasons for Exemption
This action is classified as a Categorical Exemption under the definitions laid out in Article 19. Section 15302(c) (Replacement or Reconstruction) in which the replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity are exempt. During review of the project. no exceptions as described in section 15300.2 of the CEOA Guidelines. were determined to be applicable to the project.
County Clerk
San Luis Obispo


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