PROJECT TITLE: Jackie Robinson Park Expansion Project
PROJECT LOCATION: 8773 E Avenue R, Sun Village, CA 93543
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The proposed project consists of the 4.6-acre new park expansion, including shaded splash pad with concrete seat walls; shaded events stage with seating; walking paths; pollinator and therapeutic gardens; picnic areas; passive recreation areas; trees and landscaping; restroom building; civic art; and a parking lot.
PROJECT APPLICANT: County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation
Jui Ing Chien
EXEMPT STATUS: Categorical Exemption
TYPE, SECTION OR CODE: 15303 (c)(d)(e) and 15304 (a)(b)
REASONS FOR EXEMPTION: The proposed project is categorically exempt under CEQA according to sections 15303 (c)(d)(e) and 15304 (a)(b), because the project provides for installation of small new structures and utility extensions; grading on land with a slope of less than 10 percent; new landscaping; and 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.