KXPR Radio Tower

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento County
Document Title
KXPR Radio Tower
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Project Applicant
Capital Public Radio Inc.

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the following entitlement requests: 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 attached to 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
Tim Hawkins
Sacramento county planning
827 7th street ste 225
sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 874-5909


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Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
NOD   PDF 274 K

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