Aguas Frias Road Communication Tower (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2016-057-02 (ITP))

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015042071
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
Aguas Frias Road Communication Tower (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2016-057-02 (ITP))
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The facility footprint will be a 1,600 sq. ft. lease area enclosed by a 6-foot barbed wire fence. the 40 foot by 40-foot lease area will be permanently impacted by the installation of the monopole communication tower, outdoor equipment cabinets, emergency generator, and associated ground cover and fencing. A 15-foot wide access and utility easement between the wireless communications facility lease area and Aguias Frias Road is also proposed as part of the Project. In addition, the Project also includes a 6-foot utility easement from the fenced facility to the existing power pole located along State Hwy 162. Project will result in impacts to 0.14 acres of giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) habitat including temporary impacts to 0.05 acres; the Project will permanently remove 0.09 acres of giant garter snake habitat. The project is expected to result in incidental take of giant garter snake, which is/are designated as a threatened species under the CESA. The ITP referenced above as issued by CDFW authorizes incidental take of species listed under CESA that may occur as a result of project implementation.

Contact Information
Patrick Moeszinger
CDFW
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

916-358-2850

Location

Coordinates
39°34'31"N 121°51'25.3"W
Cities
Biggs
Counties
Butte
Cross Streets
State Highway 162 and Aguas Frias Road
Zip
95938
Total Acres
321
Parcel #
029-060-020
State Highways
Hwy 162
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
No
Waterways
Butte Creek, Little Dry Creek
Township
19N
Range
1E
Section
28
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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