Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt pursuant to Emergency Exemption(s) - 14CCR 15269 (a)(b)(c) as the project focuses on the management of the excessive fuel loads around the Wildland Urban Interface within the City of Clearlake to prevent and/or mitigate an emergency, including protecting critical infrastructure in the immediate area including a Hospital, Elementary School, Public Community College, County Court Facility, County Public Health Facility, Big Box Retail, High Density Housing Projects, and Disabled Living Facilities.
• Emergency Exemption - 14CCR 15269 (a) - Projects to maintain, repair, restore, demolish, or replace property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster-stricken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act, commencing with Stadium 8550 of the Government Code.
• Emergency Exemption - 14CCR 15269 (b) - Emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned service facilities necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety, or welfare. Emergency repairs include those that require a reasonable amount of planning to address an anticipated emergency.
• Emergency Exemption - 14CCR 15269 (c) - Specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.