Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of 14 CCR § 15303: Construction or Conversion of Small Structures & § 15304: Minor Alterations to Land. This project includes the installation of 2 generators and construction of a shower facility less than 2500 ft^2. Utility trench lines for the generators will be done by hand crews and will run approximately 160 total. Project also includes construction of 10,000 ft^2 Helicopter landing site and the implementation of the septic tank and leach field. Field 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. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at Butte Fire Center located at 6640 Steiffer Rd., Magalia, CA 95954.