Yuba City Urban Forest Management Planning Project: 17-GHG-UF-MGMT-0004 "8GG17401"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028022
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Yuba City Urban Forest Management Planning Project: 17-GHG-UF-MGMT-0004 "8GG17401"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Urban/Developed Setting. Yuba City will develop a 50-year urban forest management plan. 500 trees will be planted at five city locations in disadvantaged/low-income communities. Planting sites will have a depth of excavation 48 inches or less and no heavy equipment will be used. Educational signage will be installed at tree planting locations; and the city will also engage the community in project implementation.

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

(916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
Yuba City
Counties
Sutter

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
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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