Rincon Fire Station Temporary Station


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Rincon Fire Station Temporary Station
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project proposes the establishment of a temporary facility to house the apparatus equipment and crew of the Rincon FS until the replacement of the existing fire station is completed. To accomplish this project the following activities will be required: • Establishment of overhead electrical connection requiring excavation of 4 pole holes 20-inches wide by 30-inches in depth, placement of poles and backfill with spoils spread on site. • Minor leveling of approximately 1/3 acre of land requiring less than 12-inches of cut or fill. • Placement of approximately 100-feet of boxed above ground water line. • Placement of approximately 100 yards of ¾-inch crushed rock on driveway approach and parking area to be spread to 4-inch depth covering approximately 8,000 square foot of surface area. • Placement of 28-foot wide by 60-foot-long temporary crew quarters and 24-foot wide by 25-foot-long temporary office building to be set on temporary pier supports. • Placement of four compartment self-contained above ground septic holding system. • Placement of 12-foot wide by 35-foot-long apparatus shade structure to be secured with driven pins. All work will take place on private owned lands leased to CAL FIRE and will be performed by local Unit CAL FIRE Staff using hand tools and CAL FIRE owned skid steer tractor. The Temporary Rincon FS is located at 16160 Hwy 76, in the community of Rincon California. The location is bordered by a USPS station on the south and a community church on the north with open fields to the east and west. This general area consists light commercial, agricultural operations, isolated residences and ranches scattered throughout the area.

Contact Information

Christina Snow
Agency Name
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
Community Church Drive
State Highways
Hwy 76

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3 Section 15303 New Construction
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of constructing temporary structures on a disturbed site. No vegetation will be removed.


Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print