Shade Los Angeles 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0009 "8GG17410"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028011
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Shade Los Angeles 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0009 "8GG17410"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/1/2019

Document Description
LASAN's Shade LA project will plant 2,700 I5-gallon parkway trees in DAC's, LICs, and LICs within ½ mile of a DAC (buffers). 900 of these trees will be planted in newly created 4'x6' tree wells along major corridors (e.g. Broadway, Lankershim, Boulevard, Tujunga Avenue, and Glenoaks Boulevard) that currently lack trees. Over 21,000 square feet of concrete is proposed to be removed with this project. The remaining 1,800 trees will be planted in residential or commercial districts that have existing open parkways (i.e., areas between the sidewalk and the curb) that can accommodate new trees.

Contact Information
Robert Little / David Haas
Cal Fire
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

Phone : (916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, & 6
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of Class 4-Minor Alterations to Land and Class 6, Information Collection. Review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply that would preclude the use of a notice of exemption for this project. The department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland or 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 or traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Class 6 consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at CAL FIRE Headquarters, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA.
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