DSH Metropolitan ADA Ramp & Stairs, Property Warehouse 1


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of State Hospitals (DSH)
Document Title
DSH Metropolitan ADA Ramp & Stairs, Property Warehouse 1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will involve reconstruction of the existing asphalt parking lot to accommodate accessibility requirements consistent with the American Disability Act (ADA) and the demolition of existing concrete stairs to add an ADA ramp and new stairs. The existing concrete staircase is need of repair and the project will improve path of travel conditions.

Contact Information

Robert Horsely
Agency Name
California Department of State Hospitals
Job Title
Chief Operating Officer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California
Other Information
11401 Bloomfield Avenue Norwalk, CA Los Angeles County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities - 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of replacing portion of the existing asphalt parking lot and existing staircase for ADA compliance and it involves negligible or no expansion of the existing building use. The building is known as Property Warehouse 1. The building is a contributer resource to the Metropolitan State Hospital Historic District, however, review of the Character Defining Features Matrix for DSH Metro State Hospital, the project will not modify any contributing elements of Property Warehouse 1 building. The project will not have a significant effect on resources in the area. The State confirms that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of an exemption for this project.
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