CAL FIRE Acquisition of Siskiyou County Assessor Parcel Number 003-380-010

Summary

SCH Number
2020020158
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
CAL FIRE Acquisition of Siskiyou County Assessor Parcel Number 003-380-010
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/7/2020
Project Applicant
Jerry Leong, Capital Outlay Lands Analyst, CAL FIRE

Document Description
CAL FIRE seeks to acquire approximately 36.7±-acre parcel located about 1.75 miles north of the unincorporated town of Macdoel, Siskiyou County, along the west side of State Highway 97. The acquisition will transfer ownership interests of land from the Truax Trust to the State of California under the jurisdiction of CAL FIRE. CAL FIRE is considering relocating Macdoel Fire Station to this property, but CAL FIRE has not approved any development or use of the site. Future actions, including development of the property, will undergo complete environmental review as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Contact Information
Daniel O'Brien
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
1131 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone : (916) 376-1603

Location

Counties
Siskiyou
Regions
Unincorporated
State Highways
State Highway 97

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
S: 1506(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The acquisition activity is exempt under the common sense exemption at California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15061 , subdivision (b)(3). This exemption states, a project is exempt from CEQA "[w]here it can be seen that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA." The land acquisition agreements that transfer the ownership to the State do not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Any future approval of any use of the site is conditioned upon full CEQA compliance per California Code of Regulations, Title 14 Section 15004, Subdivision (b )(2)(A), which states prior to completion of CEQA compliance regarding the use of a site, "agencies may designate a preferred site for CEQA review and may enter into land acquisition agreements when the agency has conditioned the agency's future use of the site on CEQA compliance."

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020020158 CAL FIRE Acquisition   PDF 925 K

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