Sanchez Lagoon Area Fuel Break Maintenance

Summary

SCH Number
2020020309
Lead Agency
Burlingame, City of (City of Burlingame)
Document Title
Sanchez Lagoon Area Fuel Break Maintenance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/14/2020
Project Applicant
Parks and Recreation Department

Document Description
The project consists of annual maintenance to lower fuel loads to reduce the impacts of wildfires. Reduction in fuel loads includes utilization of hand crews to maintain a shaded fuel break by disrupting the horizontal continuity of surface fuels, vertical continuity resulting from ladder fuels, and increase shrub and understory crown spacing by removal of brush, low hanging limbs, and dead trees.

Contact Information
Richard Holtz
City of Burlingame
850 Burlingame Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010

Phone : (650) 558-7335

Location

Cities
Burlingame
Counties
San Mateo
Other Location Info
Sanchez Lagoon Area, a level open space bounded by Sanchez Lagoon to the north, Highway 101 to the south, and Anza Boulevard to the west.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The removal of brush, low hanging limbs and dead trees within the Sanchez Lagoon Area to lower the fuel loads to reduce the impacts of wildfires constitutes maintenance of existing facilities. The maintenance will be completed by hand utilizing weed trimmers, chain saws and other hand equipment. Therefore, the project fulfills the requirements for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020020309_NOE - Sanchez Lagoon Area   PDF 1375 K

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