Kownacki Pier Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Kownacki Pier Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to complete removal of the existing pier, including removal of the three current support pilings, support structure and decking. Additionally, the stone stairway from the road to the existing pier will be removed and will be removed. Demolition of the existing pier will take place from the lake side using barge mounted equipment. Upon completion of the demolition a new staircase and pier will be constructed over the footprint of the existing pier and staircase. Six (6) new 10 ¾ inch diameter steel pipe pilings will be driven into the bed of the lake to a minimum depth of six (6) feet. All new construction on the pier will be conducted from the water using barge mounted equipment. Demolition of the existing access path and construction of the new staircase will take place from the shore of the lake.

Contact Information

Robert Hosea
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Northern California
Cross Streets
544 Fallen Leaf Road
Other Location Info
Located at Fallen Leaf Lake.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, section (15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 because the project consists of a minor alteration of land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk
El Dorado


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