2037 Durant Avenue Mixed Use (ZP#2023-0064)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Berkeley
Document Title
2037 Durant Avenue Mixed Use (ZP#2023-0064)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A Density Bonus Project that would demolish a one-story, 13,000 square-foot commercial building and construct an eight-story (90 feet), 76,373 square-foot building with 74 dwelling units, including 4 Very Low-Income Density Bonus qualifying units, and 1,552 square feet of ground floor commercial space.

Contact Information

Claudia Garcia
Agency Name
City of Berkeley
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Durant Avenue and Shattuck Avenue
Total Acres
Other Location Info
2037 Durant Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15332 - Infill Development Project
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets all of the requirements of the Infill Development Project exemption (Section 15332). The project is consistent with the applicable General Plan designation and policies, and with the applicable zoning designation and regulations. The project occurs within the Berkeley City limits on a project site of no more than five acres and is surrounded by urban uses. The parcels within the project site have previously been developed and have no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species. The project will not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality or water quality. The Traffic Impact Analysis prepared for the project was reviewed by the City Transportation Division which concurred with the findings of less than significant impacts. City Standard Conditions will address potential impacts related to traffic, noise, air quality, and water quality. The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services. Furthermore, none of the exceptions in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 apply, as follows: (a) the site is not located in an environmentally sensitive area, (b) there are no cumulative impacts, (c) there are no significant effects, (d) the project is not located near a scenic highway, (e) the project site is not located on a hazardous waste site pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5, and (f) the project will not affect any historical resource.
County Clerk


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