City of Chico Traffic Signal System


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Chico
Document Title
City of Chico Traffic Signal System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Public right-of-way
Document Description
The proposed project includes the upgrading and replacement of the existing traffic signal software and hardware system: installation of an interconnected wireless communication network: minor infrastructure. improvements to the existing traffic signal conduits. wiring. and cabinets: and an expansion of the centralized traffic control program center in existing City offices. Minor infrastructure improvements are located entirely within the City of Chico right-of-way.

Contact Information

Tracy R. Bettencourt
Agency Name
City of Chico, Public Works - Engineering
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
City of Chico, Public Works - Engineering
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The Project is located at 111 existing traffic signalized intersections throughout the City of Chico. Please see the map attached to the NOE for the locations.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301(c) (Existing Facilities)
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves replacement of traffic control equipment and minor alterations to existing public facilities. The project involves no increase in capacity. no expansion of the existing use. and serves built-out land uses. The project area has been previously disturbed. is highly urbanized. and includes existing surface facilities. There are no unusual circumstances leading to a reasonable possibility that significant environmental impacts will result from the project. Therefore. the City finds that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in accordance with CEQA Section 15301 (c).


Notice of Exemption

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