BVM permit for fuel reduction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
BVM permit for fuel reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct vegetation modification and defensible space work on approximately one-half acre (.5) in Manresa State Beach adjacent to the private development of Sand Dollar Beach. Work will involve thinning understory vegetation, cutting some limbs and branches on existing trees, and removing dead, fallen debris from the area. Work will be conducted by park neighbors (or their contractors) through the issuance of a Boundary Vegetation Management Right of Entry permit.

Contact Information

Sheila Branon
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation Santa Cruz District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Manresa State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 4 Section: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the removal of "dead and down woody material with hand crews to reduce fire hazard" in the Department of Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4, and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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