BDU Headquarters' Tank and Generator Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
BDU Headquarters' Tank and Generator Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project is comprised of two components a water storage and a replacement generator. The tank portion consists of the construction of an underground water storage tank for storing and conserving water pumped in and out of the unit's apparatuses on a regular basis for maintenance. Currently, water inside apparatuses is disposed of in the street or nearby landscape. The project includes excavation of a 20' by 10' area up to 10' in depth, placement of a 5,000 gallon concrete storage tank, 26" diameter hinged access lids, and finished grading. The generator project consists of the replacement of an old generator inside an existing generator building and the construction of a 24' by 18' by 6' reinforced concrete pad to support two 1,000 gallon liquid propane gas tanks.

Contact Information
Henry Herrera
Cal Fire
Lead/Public Agency
3800 North Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92405

Phone : (909) 881-6955


San Bernardino
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1,3
Reasons for Exemption
The generator replacement portion of the project fits under portions of Categorical Exemption Class 1 CEQA pertaining to the minor alteration of existing public private structures or facilities. The water storage tank portion of the project fits under portions of Categorical Exemption Class 3 CEQA pertaining to new construction of small structures. Each of the proposed activities is consistent with the description of activities allowed by a Class 1 and Class 3 Categorical Exemptions, respectively.

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