Del Valle Picnic Area Renovation and Shade Structure Project- NOTICE OF EXEMPTION


PROJECT TITLE: Del Valle Picnic Area Renovation and Shade Structure Project

PROJECT LOCATION: Del Valle Park, 28201 W. Sloan Canyon, Castaic, CA 91384

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The project scope includes replacement of a concrete slab in the picnic table area, installation of a new picnic shelter and ADA compliant picnic tables, replacement of playground surfacing, installation of a playground shade structure, and associated ADA improvements to the restroom and path of travel.

PROJECT APPLICANT: County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation


Jui Ing Chien
Park Planner

EXEMPT STATUS: Categorical Exemption

TYPE, SECTION OR CODE: 15301 (d), 15302 (c), 15303 (e) and 15304 (a)

REASONS FOR EXEMPTION: The proposed project is categorically exempt under CEQA according to sections 15301 (d), 15302 (c), 15303 (e) and 15304 (a), because the project provides for restoration or rehabilitation of deteriorated or damaged structures, facilities, or mechanical equipment to meet current standards of public health and safety; replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity; construction of small new facilities and minor alterations to land which will not involve the removal of healthy, mature and scenic trees.

In addition, based on the proposed project records, it will comply with all applicable regulations, and it is not in a sensitive environment, and there are no cumulative impacts, unusual circumstances, damage to scenic highways, listing on hazardous waste site lists compiled pursuant to Government Code section 65962.5, or indications that it may cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of a historical resource that would make the exemption inapplicable.

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