Blakemore Pier Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Blakemore Pier Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the following activities: 1) Removal of the existing pier including two (2) of the current eight (8) pilings. 2) Relocation of the current boatlift associated with the pier. 3) Driving of eight (8) steel pipe pilings to support the new pier and two (2) steel I-beams, to support the relocated boatlift, into the lakebed. 4) Construction of a replacement pier including public access crossing stairs, a new adjustable catwalk, and the relocated boatlift. All pier demolition and construction activities, including placement of new support pilings will be conducted from the lake water side of the project through use of an amphibious vehicle or use of a barge. The barge will be tethered to the existing pier pilings during the demolition phase and to at least one of the new pilings during the pile driving and construction phases of the project.

Contact Information

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


Lake Tahoe
Northern California
Cross Streets
3790 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA, 96145

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (2, 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301- 15333)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2 because this project consists of the removal of an existing pier and reconstruction of a new pier within nearly the same footprint as the previous structure. 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


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