Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest - Gate Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest - Gate Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project involves the installation (by CAL FIRE) of a gate at each of the two existing paved roads which provide access to Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest (MHDSF) and surrounding regions. The purpose of this project is to better secure two existing seasonal closures which lead to MHDSF. Tulare County Road Department has been placing barricades on the Balch Park road and Bear Creek Road to prohibit vehicular traffic above the snowline.

Contact Information

Jim Kral
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 - Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to existing public facilities (the two roads) and minor alterations to land (the excavations need to install gate posts). The entire project alignment is located within previously disturbed ground which reduces the risk of environmental impact.

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