McIntosh pier replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
McIntosh pier replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the following activities:1) Demolition of the existing pier including removal of the eleven support pilings; 2) Construction of the proposed pier including driving 20 new steel pilings into the lakebed resulting in 12.75 square feet of benthic coverage, or an increase of 5.8 square feet of benthic coverage from the existing pier. The new the pier will be extended to the pier headline to a point short of the pier headline in order to comply with the maximum scenic mass under current design standards. The proposed pier is aligned in a similar location as the existing pier, adhering to the setback standards under the current design standards. The total length of the proposed pier is 147-feet, with a conforming pier head of 30-feet in length by 10-feet in width, with an adjustable 30-foot catwalk proposed at the pier head; 3) Additionally, a boatlift is proposed for the southern side of the pier head.

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
6740 Powderhorn Lane, Tahoma, CA, 96142

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 followed by construction of a 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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