Variance TWW-2021-SG-00172 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Tuff Shed Inc


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Variance TWW-2021-SG-00172 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Tuff Shed Inc
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued a variance to Tuff Shed Inc. to generate and accumulate treated wood waste on-site. The treated wood waste is generated as a result of general wood manufacturing offcuts and sawdust. The variance allows treated wood waste to be managed under procedures different from, but equally protective to human health and the environment to, the provisions of California Health and Safety Code (HSC) Articles 6, 6.5 and 9 of Chapter 6.5 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapters 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, and/or 20. Under the terms and conditions of Variance TWW-2021-SG-00172, Tuff Shed Inc. will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed.

Contact Information

Kahui Lim
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Anaheim, Arleta, Bakersfield, Escondido, Fresno, Ontario, Rohnert Park, Sacramento, San Jose, Stockton
Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Sonoma
Northern California, Southern California
Other Location Info
2917 Unicorn St., Bakersfield, CA 93308; 2124 West Mission Rd., Escondido, CA 92029; 2431 South Sarah St., Fresno, CA 93706; 5925 Redwood Dr., Suite A., Rohnert Park, CA 94928; 12800 Rangoon St., Arleta, CA 91331; 1281 North Sunshine Way, Anaheim, CA 92806; 2754 Teepee Dr., Unit B., Stockton, CA 95205; 2330 South Castle Harbour Place, Ontario, CA 91761; 3590 Snell Ave, Unit 20, San Jose, CA 95136; 1235 Fee Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities [CCR Title 14, Sec. 15301]
Reasons for Exemption
All analysis conducted included the potential extension of the variance for an additional six months. DTSC has determined none of the exceptions to the categorical exemptions apply to this project, as described in Public Resources Code Section 21084(c), (d), and (e), and 14 CCR Section 15300.2. This project consists of the accumulation and storage of the treated wood waste is consistent with the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structure, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use.


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