Brisbane Fuel Reduction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Brisbane Fuel Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Hand crews from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp have been requested by North County Fire Authority to maintain a four acre fuel break adjacent to homes in the San Bruno Mountain area of Brisbane. Approximately 10 years ago, the lower limbs of oak trees were pruned and French broom and coyote brush was removed along a 50 to 150 foot wide strip directly adjacent to 15-20 homes, extending approximately 2,000 feet in length. In order to maintain the effectiveness of this fuel break, crews will cut annual grasses with weed eaters and pull French broom by hand. The project will occur annually, during mid to late spring each year.

Contact Information
Andrew Hubbs
Cal Fire
Lead/Public Agency
6059 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018

Phone : (831) 335-6794


San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304 C:4
Reasons for Exemption
The work proposed is a minor alteration to vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and is consistent with Categorical Exemption Class 4 - Minor Alterations to Land. No activity is proposed that is listed as a limitation under CCR 15300.2 (a-f)

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