Verizon Wireless Kings Beach COW


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Verizon Wireless Kings Beach COW
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Minor Use Permit to allow for a permanent wireless cell facility to take the place of the temporary cell site that has been deployed the last two years in order to address coverage deficiencies during peak periods. The Applicant is proposing the permanent installation of (4) roof mounted antennas and (2) antennas mounted to the building facade for a total of (6) antennas. Located within a 166 square foot ground lease area, Verizon Wireless proposes to install (1) miscellaneous power cabinet, (1) 200 amp A/C cabinet, (1) 200 amp meter, and (2) surge suppressors. (2) additional surge suppressors and (6) remote radio heads will be located within a 49 square foot ground lease area. In an effort to meet community needs and support or emergency responders, Verizon Wireless is also requesting the recently approved temporary solution includes a 65 foot tall mast located on a mobile truck known as a cell on wheels (COW). The mast has 3 antennas and 1 microwave dish. Temporary power is installed for the COW to operate and no generator will be required unless an emergency causes power outages. During extended power outages, a 26kw generator may operate to run the temporary facility. The COW is located in the rear parking lot of the fire station.

Contact Information

George Rosasco
Agency Name
Placer County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
APN: 117-180-003-000; 288 Northshore Blvd, Kings Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 3- New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures

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