Hazard Tree Removal Project - Columbia Ditch

Summary

SCH Number
2018058235
Lead Agency
Tuolumne Utilities District
Document Title
Hazard Tree Removal Project - Columbia Ditch
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Due to drought conditions, dead and dying trees threaten the Columbia Ditch with significant damage if left to fall on their own. Water from the Columbia Ditch serves nearly 2,000 service residential and commercial accounts. Trees will be removed or felled to benefit and safeguard the water infrastructure for the community.

Contact Information
Erik Johnson
Tuolumne Utilities District
18885 Nugget Boulevard P.O. Box 3728
Sonora, CA 95370

(209) 532-5536

Location

Counties
Tuolumne
Other Location Info
Columbia - Big Hill

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304, 15269a, b, c
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt by Gov Brown's 10-30-2015 Emergency Proclamation for dead/dying tree removal in High Hazard Zones 15269 and for general emergency 20808(b)(4). Exemptions also apply for 15303 and 15304 including modification of small structures and minor alterations of land.
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