Highway 17 Corridor Hazardous Fuels Reduction

Summary

SCH Number
2017078172
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Highway 17 Corridor Hazardous Fuels Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be assisting with fuel reduction activities in the State Responsibility Area (SRA) wildland-urban interface in the Lexington Hills community along State Highway 17. The project area is bisected by State Highway 17 (Santa Cruz Highway) and spans from Bear Creek Road to the north and west, Highway 35 (Summit Road) to the south, and Los Gatos Creek to the east. The community of Redwood Estates is within the project areas. The CAL FIRE Alma Helitack Base (1,19650 Santa Cruz Highway) is ~0.5 mi south of the northern terminus of the project. Treatments areas cover 87 acres of the 1,196-acre project area, and are generally in teh vicinity of the Highway 17 right-of-way, stretching along 4 miles of both private and publicly owned parcels.

Contact Information
Edgar Orre
Cal Fire
15670 S. Monterey Street
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

408 779-2121

Location

Cities
Los Gatos
Counties
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to land.
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