Dermody Pier Reconstruction Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Dermody Pier Reconstruction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the demolition and reconstruction of an existing residential pier. The reconstructed pier will be approximately 123 feet in length, with a pierhead thirty (30) feet in length and ten (10) feet in width. Twelve (12) 10 ¾-inch steel piles will be driven into the lakebed. In addition, one (1) steel I-beam will be driven into the lakebed to support the boatlift. Total lakebed disturbance associated with the new piling and I-beam is eight (8) square feet of permanent disturbance. The demolition of the existing pier and reconstruction will be performed from the lake via amphibious barge.

Contact Information

Patrick Moeszinger
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lake Tahoe
Northern California
Cross Streets
4250 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 1 and Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15301 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 because the project is limited to the minor alteration of an existing private residential structure involving negligible or no expansion of existing uses. Class 4 because the project consists of minor alteration of the condition of the land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk


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