CA Department of Forestry and Fire protection Smartsville Fire Station Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
CA Department of Forestry and Fire protection Smartsville Fire Station Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Forestry and Fire Protections (Cal fire) seeks to acquire an approximately 16 acres parcel of land located along Highway 20 at Hammonton Smartsville Road in Yuba County. The acquisition will prove property to construct a fire station in Smartsville which will accommodate required fire station facilities, associated equipment and Cal Fire personnel. Future actions, including development of the property, will undergo complete environmental review as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Contact Information

Patricia Kelly
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location--City: Smartsville Location Specific: Highway 20 at Hammonton Smartsville Road, Yuba County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Title 14, Section 15061(b)*
Reasons for Exemption
*(3): General Rule/Common Sense Exemption The acquisition activity is exempt under the "general rule" or "common sense" exemption at California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15061, subdivision (b)(3). The common sense exemption states a project is exempt from CEQA if "the activity is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to project which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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