KXPR Radio Tower

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento County
Document Title
KXPR Radio Tower
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Sacramento County
Present Land Use
General Agricultural/ AG-160/ AG-160

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the following entitlement requests: ~ Wildlife D Growth Inducing D Land Use D Cumulative Effects D Other: A Use Permit to allow a broadcast radio tower on a portion of 81 acres in the AG-160 (Agricultural, 160 acres) zone. A Design Review to comply with Countywide Design Guidelines. Capital Public Radio (CPR) is requesting a Use Permit to build a broadcast tower that will consist of the following A 338 ft tower with 3 triangular faces of approximately 42" each ( open faced). Three anchor points for the supporting cables, each equally space 120° from each other - 3 sets of multiple arched ID the tower at various points and terminating in a ground anchor approximately 270 to 290 feet from the tower An approximately 1,800 SF concrete (CMU), modular or metal building structure to house the transmitter, back up transmitter operations for the station including future expansion if another FM station is acquired and future cellular operators. The building will be on a built up pad of approximately 3,000 to 4,000 SF, with a minimum floor elevation of 1.5 feet above the floodplain. A propane fueled back up emergency power generator on the pad to allow operation in times of power interruption such as natural disasters. The generator would have a footprint of approximately 45 square feet. A regraded and graveled road of 2,300+/- feet serving the site from the adjacent Eagle's Nest Road with a new gate at entry. A 7 foot chain link security fence with barbed wire on top around each of the anchor points as well as the station building area, generator and tower base. Incidental power poles to bring the main electric to station base from approximately 2,300-2,400 feet away by the entrance from Eagles Nest Road.

Contact Information
Julie Newton
Sacramento County
827 7th Street, Rm 225
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 876-8502


38°29'32.38"N 121°15'18.87"W
Cross Streets
Florin Rd, Eagles Nest Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Laguna Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Radio Transmission Tower)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Toxic/Hazardous Vegetation Water Quality Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
Initial Study   PDF 9005 K
NOC   PDF 861 K
State Comments
2020039070_DTSC Comment   PDF 140 K

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