Type, Section or Code
(CEQA PRC §21080(b)(9), 21084; CEQA Guidelines ~ §15301, Existing Faciliites (b) Existing facilities of both investor
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details.
Under CEQA Guidelines§ 15062, a lead agency must identify the rationale for making the determination that a project is exempt under CEQA. The project qualifies for a categorical exemption listed in Article 19, Section 15301 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines for Class 1, consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination, (b) Existing Facilities of "both investor and publiclyowned utilities used to provide electric power, natural gas, sewage, or other public utility service." The Class 1, (b) applies to this project. The proposed project will provide maintenance for existing steel pole structures that are corroding and will not expand existing use of the existing 115 kV transmission Line.