Amendment to Text (AT) Application No. 373


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Amendment to Text (AT) Application No. 373
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Amend various sections of the Fresno County zoning Ordinance to add Temporary Mill/Chipping Facilities as a matter of right in the RC (Resource Conservation), TPZ (Timberland Preserve), and AE (Exclusive Agricultural) districts, subject to certain standards and limited in duration to the declared local state of emergency due to tree mortality and degraded forest conditions plus an additional 180 consecutive days thereafter.

Contact Information

William M. Kettler
Agency Name
Fresno County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The governor declared a State of Emergency on October 30, 2015 and articulated the need to protect life and property by removing dead and dying trees from the vicinity of roads, communities, powerlines, and other critical infrastructure. Statutory Exemption Section 15269© Emergency Project pertains to specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency, Class 1 (h) project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use and a Class 8 project consists of actions taken by regulatory agencies, as authorized by state or local ordinance, to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement or protection of the environment where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment

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