Coastal Conservancy, California State
(California State Coastal Conservancy)
Bay Area Ridge Trail Planning
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council will conduct planning and feasibility studies, data collection and resource evaluation activities to support future development and construction of, and/or acquisition of interests in real property for, new Bay Area Ridge Trail segments.
The proposed project is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to California Code of Regulations Section 15262 ("Feasibility and Planning Studies") because it is for possible future actions which the Conservancy has not approved, adopted, or funded.
The proposed project is also categorically exempt from CEQA pursuant to CCR Section 15306 ("Information Collection") in that it will include basic data collection and resource evaluation activities, including those necessary for planning, designing, and preparing environmental review documents for Ridge Trail projects.