Notice of Categorical Exemption for UPE19-0060 Telecommunications Tower


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
Notice of Categorical Exemption for UPE19-0060 Telecommunications Tower
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Diverse Agriculture B6 20, Industrial Park, Biotic Habitat Combining District, Highway 116 Scenic Corridor Diverse Agriculture 20, Limited Industrial
Document Description
The proposed project is a Use Permit for a new Intermediate Freestanding Commercial Telecommunications Facility, intended to replace the existing 90-foot high monopole and associated ground equipment, with a new 90-foot high monopole and associated ground equipment, including new walk-in cabinets and a 30kW 2.4L diesel generator for the purpose of backup emergency power, within a 19' x 18' lease area enclosed by a 8-foot chain link fence. Project site is located on a 76.04-acre parcel zoned DA B6 20, MP, BH LG/116 SR.

Contact Information

Claudette Diaz
Agency Name
Sonoma County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Crown Castle, Jason Osborne
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California
Cross Streets
Occidental Road and Highway 116
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 116

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15303 for New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the CEQA Guidelines pursuant to the Provisions of Title 14 of the California Administrative Code Section 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) as the lease area will cover 19’ x 18’ and environmental effects of the project would be negligible. No exceptions listed under Section 15300.2 apply. There is no reasonable possibility that the project would have a significant effect on the environment.


Notice of Exemption

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