Shaded Fuel Break: Fire Hazard Mitigation/Fuel Reduction

Summary

SCH Number
2011058011
Lead Agency
Auburn, City of (City of Auburn)
Document Title
Shaded Fuel Break: Fire Hazard Mitigation/Fuel Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/3/2011

Document Description
The Shaded Fuel Break is a prescriptive application of fire hazard mitigation involving the treatment of flammable vegetation upon lands throughtout the City of Auburn by creating "defensible space" from wildfire. Auburn Municipal Code; Chapter 100; section 100.87, Fuel Modification Standards" require property owners to apply mitigation measures to reduce potential fire hazards in an effort to reduce loss of life and property damage in the event of wildfire. Fire hazard mitigation measures such as the Shaded Fuel Break involve the reduction of flammable fuels by the strategic removal of vegetation which does not displace soil or impact watersheds.

Contact Information
Mark D'Ambrogi
City of Auburn
1225 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : 530 823-4211 x172

Location

Cities
Auburn
Counties
Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(i)
Reasons for Exemption
The Shaded Fuel Break fire hazard mitigation treatment applies a prescription that identifies type(s) and procedure(s) for vegetaton removal without disturbance to the ground and without impact to watershed.

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