Boggs Mountain Road Work


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
Boggs Mountain Road Work
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project will take place on Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest (BMDSF) in Lake County and involves 12.6 miles of road grading and ditch reestablishment, 1.4 miles of road resurfacing, replacement of two ditch relief culverts, installation of one new ditch relief culvert, rock armoring of the fill face at two critical dips, the construction of one new critical dip, and the removal of an old gate and ditch relief culvert. BMDSF was burned in the 2015 Valley Fire and was salvage logged during 2016. After several wet winter periods following the logging activities, the road system on BMDSF has heavily impacted.

Contact Information
Peter Leuzinger
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
1199 Big Tree Road
St Helena, CA 97574

Phone : (707) 928-4378


Other Location Info
Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest 500 Forestry Road Cobb, CA 95426

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type/Section: Class 1 §15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under the CEQA Class 1 Categorical Exemption: Existing Facilities. The project consists of maintenance activities of an existing forest road system for public safety and ease of access. Activities would occur within the existing road prism. The areas where ground disturbing activities might occur are limited and are best described as minor in scope. Field review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply which 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/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/traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at CAL FIRE's LNU Headquarters in St. Helena.


Notice of Exemption
2019100012_Boggs Mt Road Work   PDF 767 K

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