Signal Peak Generator Radio Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Signal Peak Generator Radio Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Placer County

Document Description
Installation of a Kohler KG40 backup power generator and two propane tanks on concrete pads at the Signal Peak radio site. The purpose is to support critical Placer County and Nevada County communications, including public safety communications, during power outages.

Contact Information
Aaron Miller
Placer County
2986 Richardson, Drive
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 889-7743


Other Location Info
Signal Peak, Nevada County (39.338874, -120.535714); see attached map.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301: Minor alteration of existing facilities, 15303: New construction of limited number of facilities
Reasons for Exemption
This radio site has existing radio equipment and propane tanks. The installation of this backup power generator and accompanying propane tanks, which will only operate during power outages, will therefore have no significant effect on the environment (15061) and constitutes a minor alteration of existing facilities (15301) and the new construction of a small structure (15303).


Notice of Exemption
2020070515_Signal Peak Generator Radio Project   PDF 729 K

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