Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Summary

SCH Number
2019120269
Lead Agency
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Document Title
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/10/2019
Project Applicant
SMUD

Document Description
The SMUD Utility Pole 1242 Replacement Project (Project) consists of replacing an approximately 80-foot high 115-kilovolt (kV) wood utility pole with a new 91-foot high steel pole in the same location. The replacement pole will be at near equal diameter as the existing pole at ground base level. The purpose of the pole replacement is to provide additional height clearance and increase reliability of SMUD's transmission line system.

Contact Information
Jerry Park
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
6201 S Street, Mailstop B209
Sacramento, CA 95817

Phone : (916) 732-7406

Location

Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento
Other Location Info
The project site is located at the northwest corner of the intersection of 21st Street and R Street.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
(CEQA PRC Section 21080(b)(9), 21084; CEQA Guidelines Section 15302, Replacement or Reconstruction
Reasons for Exemption
SMUD has reviewed and determined that the Project is categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to Section 15302 (Replacement and Reconstruction). Section 15302 states that "Class 2 consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced..." Thus, the Project consists of replacing an existing utility pole with a replacement pole in the same location that would result in no change or expansion of use. Therefore, no further environmental review is required.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019120269_SMUD Utility Pole 1242   PDF 870 K

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