Edge Wireless Conditional Use, Coastal Development and Special Permit

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Edge Wireless Conditional Use, Coastal Development and Special Permit
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The approximately 39 acre parcel is currently developed with a 150' tall lattice microwave tower owned and operated by U.S. Cellular. An equipment building is also within the 2,500 sf fenced area where the tower exists. There are no known residences within 300' of the leased area. GP: Rural Residential - 5-10 acre minimum parcel size (RR5). North Coast Area Plan (NCAP). Density: one unit per 5-10 acres. Z: Rural Residential Agriculture - 5-10 acre minimum (2.5 ac. average) with Design Review and Elk habitat combining zones.

Document Description
A Conditional Use Permit and Coastal Development Permit for the construction of a new wireless communication facility. The proposed facility will consist of a new 120 foot tall monopole support structure with several microwave antennas and dishes mounted at various elevations on the pole. The ground based equipment will be housed in an approximately 120 square foot prefabricated equipment building. The site area will consist of a leased area measuring 50' x 50' and will be fenced and gated for security. Access to the site will be via an existing access road off of Hilton Road. A Special Permit is required for Design Review and to exceed the height limit for the zone.

Contact Information
Trevor Estlow
Humboldt County Community Development Services
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501-4484

Phone : (707) 268-3740


Cross Streets
Hilton Road and U.S. Hwy. 101
Parcel #
State Highways
US 101
Redwood Creek, Freshwater Lagoon, Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Orick

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (120' high monopole telecommunications tower. No FAA lighting.)(39+/- portion Acres)
Local Action
Use Permit Local Coastal Permit Other Action Other Action: Special Permits
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Archaeologic-Historic Coastal Zone Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency Cal Fire

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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