Regional Communications System (RCS) Black Mountain Site and Facility


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
Regional Communications System (RCS) Black Mountain Site and Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed site and facility would upgrade the existing radio communications facility operated by the County of San Diego. The project would result in the replacement of an existing concrete foundation, construction of a new 100-ft antenna support structure, relocation of existing antenna equipment from the existing facility to the new structure, and installation of connection cables. The existing equipment shelter will continue to be utilized. This upgrade to the County’s RCS provides next generation public safety interoperable communications technology that complies with the International Association of public Safety Communications Officials Project 25 standards.

Contact Information

Melanie Tylke
Agency Name
County of San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
County of San Diego
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Diego
San Diego
Southern California
Parcel #
312-010-28-00 & 312-010-39-00

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Existing Facilities and 15303, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
Find that in accordance with the Sections 15301 and 15303 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, the proposed project is categorically exempt from CEQA review because the project consists of minor alterations to existing facilities and construction of small new structures and equipment. Additionally, the project will not impact environmental resources of hazardous or critical concern that are designated, precisely mapped and officially adopted by government agencies; does not contribute to cumulative environmental impact; will not have a significant impact on the environment due to unusual circumstances; does not damage scenic resources within a designated state scenic highway; is not on the list of Hazardous Waste and Substance Sites pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the Government Code; and does not cause adverse change in the significance of a historical resource.


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