Johnson Pier Modification


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Johnson Pier Modification
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the widening of an existing pier to ten feet, conversion of a catwalk to make it adjustable, and installation of a boatlift. In total, one (1) 10 3/4" piling, nine (9) 4" fenders, and two (2) 1 1/2" supports will be removed (total of 1.4 square feet) and replaced with one (1) 10 3/4" piling, two (2) W10X49 flange beams, three (3) 2 1/2" fenders, four (4) 2" supports, and three (3) 4x4” tube piling will be installed (total of 1.4 square feet). An amphibious barge with pile driver and crane will be used to complete the project. Caissons will be installed around the piling as necessary to control turbidity in the immediate project area. All debris and staging will be contained on a floating barge. All material transport will be via barge and loaded/offloaded at Obexer's Marina. The construction is estimated to be completed within eight weeks of commencement.

Contact Information

Patrick Moeszinger
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
The project is located at Lake Tahoe, in the County of Placer, State of California; and is an existing residential pier associated with 6924 Pomin Ave., Tahoma, CA 96142.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 1 and Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15301 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is limited to the minor alteration of an existing private residential structure involving negligible or no expansion of existing uses. The project involves minor alterations to the lakebed that do not include the removal of mature or scenic trees.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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