California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

CASA DE ORO LIBRARY DRAFT MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION, SCH No. 2021020290

The Casa de Oro Branch Library Project (proposed project) would result in replacement of the existing County of San Diego (County) Casa de Oro branch library facility in the community of Spring Valley with a new branch library facility at a different location. The proposed project consists of an approximately 13,000-square-foot (SF) library facility that aims to achieve “zero net energy,” with access off Campo Road, 52 parking spaces, landscaping, and fencing. The existing library is currently located at 9805 Campo Road in an existing retail commercial shopping center, just southeast of the proposed project site. The proposed project is intended to enhance the County’s regional library system and provide expanded services to its patrons within the Spring Valley community and surrounding areas. The proposed project would be processed through the County’s Department of General Services (DGS).

The proposed project site is located on Campo Road, between Conrad Drive and Rogers Road, in the community of Spring Valley in southeastern unincorporated San Diego County, California.  Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs): 500-170-10, -11, and -41 (Portions of)

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Comments: Written comments on the Draft MND must be received no later than March 18, 2021 at 5:00pm. Comments should be labeled “Department of General Services – Casa De Oro Library Draft MND” and either e-mailed to Marc Cass at Marc.Cass@sdcounty.ca.gov or mailed to the County of San Diego (Attn: Marc Cass), County of San Diego, Department of General Services 5560 Overland Avenue, Suite 410 San Diego, CA 92123-1239.

Due to the County’s emergency declaration to address COVID-19 and the statewide stay at home order, the County has temporarily closed all County facilities to the public. Thus, hard copies of the MND are not available at this time. If you cannot digitally access the MND document via the County’s website for review, please contact Marc Cass, Environmental Project Manager at Marc.Cass@sdcounty.ca.gov or call at (858) 229-1398 for options to obtain a hard copy.