Special Use Permit S09-0015/SBA Cellular Telecommunications Facility-Garden Valley


SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Dorado County
Document Title
Special Use Permit S09-0015/SBA Cellular Telecommunications Facility-Garden Valley
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Z: Estate Residential 10 acres, RE-10 GP: Rural Residential-Important Biological Corridor (RR-IBC)
Document Description
Construction and operation of a new wireless telecommunications facility consisting of a 100 ft tall monopine tower with 4 antennas in 3 sectors (total of 12 antennas), mounted at the 98 ft level, with a 12 ft by 16 ft, 20 ft tall equipment shelter with associated ground support equipment to be located within a 60 ft by 90 ft lease area enclosed by a 6 ft tall chain link fence. The monopine is proposed to accommodate up to 4 additional antenna arrays on the tower and 4 additional equipment shelters within the lease area. The one equipment shelter proposed with this project would include two wall-mounted HVAC units and one emergency generator. The fencing would be buffered by native landscape shrubs with brown slatting installed on the fence. A trench would be dug ~195 ft to the existing utility pole on Sagebrush Road to extend power and Telecom services.

Contact Information

Tom Dougherty
Agency Name
El Dorado County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Dorado
Cross Streets
South side of Sagebrush Rd approximately 500 ft west of the intersection with Mt. Murphy Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 49
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Garden Valley

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency
Development Types
Commercial (Acres 5.033), Water Facilities (Type well), Power:Other Power Type (PG&E), Waste Treatment:Other
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife, greenhouse gas emissions

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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