Lower Empire Grade Roadside Fuel Break


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Lower Empire Grade Roadside Fuel Break
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Establish a roadside shaded fuel break along a 2.5 mi stretch of Empire Grade Rd adjacent to the northern boundary of Wilder Ranch State Park to aid in road maintenance, reduce fuel loads, improve vehicle access, and enhance the opportunities for vistas along the corridor.

Contact Information

Sheila Branon
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Wilder Ranch State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance and minor alteration of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, included as trail or road repairs in the Parka and Rec's list of exempt activities in accordance with 15300.4, and minor public alterations in the condition of the land which do not involve the removal of mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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