Greeley Hill Fuel Treatment


SCH Number
Public Agency
Cal Fire
Document Title
Greeley Hill Fuel Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is proposing hazard fuel reduction along the historic Ponderosa Way Fuel Break. Private partners have initiated hazard tree removal (in response to the tree mortality incident), mastication and pile burning, and fire road grading along the upper perimeter. This proposal is a priority identified in the Unit Fire Plan. This fuel break is strategically critical to protect the unincorporated settlements of Coulterville and Greeley Hill which are both included in the Communities at Risk List. See NOE for full details.

Contact Information

Brian Mattos
Agency Name
CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Greeley Hill Road x Ctmeo Road, Coulterville, CA 95311

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, § 15304 ( e)
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. The project meets the requirements of Class 4, §15304(e): Minor Alteration to the Land Categorical Exemption to CEQA. Class 4 includes minor public or private alterations in the conditions of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, and scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes. Field review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no 15300.2.


Notice of Exemption

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