Jackson Demonstration State Forest - McCracken/Chamberlin Property Boundary Adjustment


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Jackson Demonstration State Forest - McCracken/Chamberlin Property Boundary Adjustment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project consists of accepting new survey boundaries, granting an access easement to adjacent landowners (McCracken and Chamberlin), removal of a barbed wire fence, and placement of a rock barrier. The property is located on, and adjacent to, the Jackson Demonstration State Forest. A legal dispute between two adjacent landowners brought forth boundary issues on record for the property lines of the JDSC and adjacent property owners. The original boundaries were surveyed in 1867 and were used to determine several subsequent land divisions until 1979 when Peter J. Joos re-surveyed. The lawsuit over property boundaries ended in a determination by the Superior Court of Mendocino County was found in favor of the newer survey boundaries necessitating CAL FIRE to accept these boundaries and revise parcel lines accordingly, grant an access easement to the adjacent landowners, and make minor modifications through removal of a barbed wire fence and install a rock barrier.

Contact Information
Christina Snow
Cal Fire
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

Phone : (916) 324-1639


Fort Bragg

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304c, 15305a
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to land that consist of filling of earth into previously excavate land with material compatible with the natural features of the site and minor alterations in land use limitations that consist of minor lot line adjustments, side yard, and set back variances not resulting in the creation of any new parcel.

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