Use Permit 19-0015


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Shasta County
Document Title
Use Permit 19-0015
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Echols Family Ranch Trust
Present Land Use
The project site is located on a 40.08-acre parcel with an existing barn, solar panels and single-family residence onsite. The remainder of the property is classified as blue oak-foothill pine with annual grasses and shrubs and interspersed tree coverage. The General Plan land use designation is Rural Residential A (RA) and the zoning is Limited Agriculture (A-1) and Limited Agriculture combined with Mobile Home (A-1-T).

Document Description
The project is a use permit application for a new unmanned wireless telecommunications facility consisting of a 40-foot by 40-foot AT&T lease area with 3/4-inch crushed stone gravel throughout and enclosed by a 6-foot tall chain link fence with barbed wire and a 12-foot wide access gate, a proposed 130-foot tall monopine, 9 antennas, 15 remote radio units, one future microwave dish, installation of an 8-foot by 8-foot concrete walk-in cabinet and associated interior equipment, a proposed 30kW diesel standby generator with an attached 190 gallon fuel tank mounted on a 5-foot by 10-foot concrete slab and other ancillary onsite equipment. Additional improvements include graveling an existing dirt access road beginning near the west end of the property line to the new telecommunications facility for a new 20-foot wide access road, install a culvert across the existing dirt access road, undergrounding approximately 1,630 feet of power lines to an existing power pole onsite, installation of two transformers and other ancillary improvements.

Contact Information
Luis A. Topete, Associate Planner
Shasta County Department of Resource Management – Planning Div.
1855 Placer Street, Suite 103
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 225-5532


40°27'16.5"N 122°25'14.9"W
Happy Valley
Cross Streets
0.8 miles northeast of the intersection of Palm Avenue and Monte Vista Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
206-060-010 & 002
Happy Valley Elementary & Primary Schools
Anderson Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Wireless Telecommunications Facility)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Noise Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Toxic Substances Control California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern Region 1


Environmental Document
IS-MND   PDF 3067 K
NOC   PDF 1007 K
State Comments
2020049024_CDFW Comment (5   PDF 345 K 2020049024_DTSC Comment   PDF 177 K

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