City of Oakland Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Master plan, and Tree Planting Project. 17-GHG-UF-01-MGMT00011 "8GG17402"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028023
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
City of Oakland Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Master plan, and Tree Planting Project. 17-GHG-UF-01-MGMT00011 "8GG17402"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The City of Oakland will conduct a complete inventory of all trees on streets, medians, and urban parks, and complete a comprehensive urban forest master plan. The city's tree protection ordinance will be updated and revised to strengthen canopy coverage goals that are part of the master plan. 700 trees will be planted by the city of Oakland's Disadvantaged and Low Income Communities.

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

(916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
Oakland
Counties
Alameda

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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