Porterville Air Attack Base Generator Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Porterville Air Attack Base Generator Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
CALFIRE proposes to install a generator at the Porterville Air Attack Base to ensure continued operations during power outages. Installation will require excavation of a 9’ x 14’ x 6” pad, and approximately 60’ of trenching to a depth of 30” for connection to gas and electric lines. The location of the work is within the developed area of the airbase grounds, where soil disturbance has occurred in the past. Work is anticipated to take approximately 1-2 weeks to complete.

Contact Information

Christina Snow
Agency Name
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Cross Streets
W Teapot Dome Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
The project proposes to place a new generator on previously disturbed lands within an active air attack base. No significant impacts would occur to aesthetics, agriculture, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, energy, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use and planning, mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, utilities and service systems, or wildfire.


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