The Geyserville Fire Protection District is proposing vegetation clearing along 18 private roads and shared driveways (within 30 feet of the edge of roadway) to provide better emergency responder access, evacuation routes, and staging areas, in addition to reducing wildfire ignitions intensity, and rate of speed.
location-Specific: The project are includes approximately 42 miles of road (spanning 18 different roads/shared driveways) and up to 305 acres of land, propsed to be treated during the winter months over the next three years.
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLass 4, section 15304(f)
Reasons for Exemption
Pursuant to section 15304(f) of the State CEQA Guidelines, the project involves fuel management activities to reduce the volume of flammable vegetation. specifically, the project would remove all vegetation less than 6 inches in diameter, limb trees, and remove dead or dying trees within 30 feet of the edge of the road. root balls will be left to reduce erosion potential and no chipping will occur within 15 feet of a watercourse