Wessbecher Pier Reconstruction (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. NEV-31437-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Wessbecher Pier Reconstruction (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. NEV-31437-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the removal and rebuilding of an existing pier on Donner Lake. The existing pier will have twenty-two 24-inch diameter concrete footings, each with 5-inch diameter wood posts, removed from the lakebed via an amphibious vessel. The existing connected stairway will also be removed. The new pier will consist of seventeen 10.75-inch diameter steel piles being pile driven into the lakebed via amphibious vessel. Two of those steel piles will be associated with the lower support for the lower landing to the new stairway. The decking will consist of 2x6 Trex material.

Contact Information

Caitlyn Oswalt
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Parcel #
Donner Lake
Other Location Info
14494 South Shore Drive Truckee, CA 96161

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 2; California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The project is class 2 categorically exempt because it consists of the replacement of an existing pier where the new pier will be located on the same site as the pier replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity
County Clerk


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