NDRC Fuel Breaks Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
Document Title
NDRC Fuel Breaks Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
See Sections 1.2 through 1.4 in Attachment A

Contact Information

Patrick Talbott
Agency Name
Department of Housing and Community Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
See Section 1.1 in Attachment A, and Figure 1, Vicinity Map, in Attachment B

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304, Class 4, Minor Alterations to Land; Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes. Furthermore per Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1 ), CEQA does not apply to prescribed fire, thinning, or fuel reduction projects undertaken on federal lands to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the federal NEPA if the primary role of a state or local agency is providing funding or•staffing for those projects (see Section 1.5 in Attachment A).


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