Griffin Boatlift Addition


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Griffin Boatlift Addition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the installation of a motorized boatlift onto an existing pier. The project will require driving a permanent, eight-inch by eight-inch (8”X8”) steel “H” piling into the lakebed immediately adjacent to the existing pier; and excavation of a temporary trench along a section of the lake back shore in order to place a power cable underground to provide electrical power to the pier for operation of the boatlift. The boatlift support piling shall be driven into the lakebed by means of a barge mounted pile driving apparatus.

Contact Information

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


El Dorado
Northern California
Other Location Info
1131 Fallen Leaf Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (1,3, 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301, 15303, 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 because the project is a minor alteration to an existing structure with the addition of a boat lift and delivery of electrical power to the pier. Class 3 because the project is a minor new construction with the addition of a small accessory structure (boatlift) to an existing pier. There is no increase in size of the footprint of the pier because of the project. 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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