James Way Habitat Fuel Modification Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Arroyo Grande
Document Title
James Way Habitat Fuel Modification Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Open space

Document Description
The James Way Habitat Fuel Modification Project will include fuel modification activities within the James Way Habitat area in order to reduce potential fire hazard for residences and other structures adjacent to the project area.

Contact Information
Andrew Perez
City of Arroyo Grande
Lead/Public Agency
300 E. Branch Street
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Phone : (805) 473-5425

City of Arroyo Grande
Project Applicant


San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Grace Lane and James Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(h), 15304, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Removal of dead vegetation will encourage the health of native landscaping within the project area in addition to minimizing fire hazards. Fuel management activities include the removal of fallen timber, reduction of under story growth, and removal of dead and dry non-native grasses. Ground disturbance of any kind is not proposed or anticipated, and the fire hazard abatement activities will not result in the taking of any endangered species. The routine maintenance of this open space area will provide protection for both the natural and built environments from wildfire risks. The current risks of wildfire are extreme and have generated emergency conditions throughout the State of California, as declared by the Governor on August 18, 2020.


Notice of Exemption
NOE - James Way Habitat Fuel Modification   PDF 159 K

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