North Tahoe Fire Chipping Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
Document Title
North Tahoe Fire Chipping Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project includes the chipping and disposal of vegetative material generated by homeowners doing their residential defensible space work as per California PRC 4291. All work will be done on pavement and in no cases will chipped material be placed in stream zones or sensitive areas. A total of two tow vehicles and two chippers will be used for this project.

Contact Information
Stewart McMorrow
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
Lead/Public Agency
300 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone : (530) 546-2212


Other Location Info
Tahoe City

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Only brush or small trees will be chipped, ground disturbance will be non existent, and any soil disturbances will be covered with the chipped material. Cut brush will retain its root structure and re-sprout to reduce erosion. There are no stream issues associated with this project.

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