California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Weed FFS Building Project
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The proposed project is located at 300 US-97 in Weed, California and involves the construction of new administrative office over the footprint of an existing development. The building is pre-fabricated structure that readily assembles in a short period of time. The building will be approximately 2000 square feet in size and feature up to six individual office spaces.
A roadside rest area was previously constructed upon this area and has not been utilized since the early 2000's. An existing bathroom facility will be removed during construction activities. Paved areas from the rest area will likely be improved and utilized for parking or for the building foundation itself. Utilities are already in place and a minor amount of trenching will be necessary to plumb water, sewer and power to the new facility.
Location Specific: 300 Hwy 97, Weed, CA 96094
Approx. 1 mile N of Weed, CA
*Section Continued: 2, SE 1/4
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15303, 15304, Class*
Reasons for Exemption
*3(d) & (e), Class 4(a) & (f)
This project fits within the above-listed Categorical Exemption listed in the CEQA Guidelines. Field review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of a Notice of Exemption for this project. CAL FIRE has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland/timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning, mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at the CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit Headquarters office at 1809 Fairlane Rd., Yreka, CA 96097.
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