TD1749068 Palos Verdes Deteriorated Pole Replacement Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-LAN-27845-R5)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
TD1749068 Palos Verdes Deteriorated Pole Replacement Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-LAN-27845-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the trimming of vegetation and the removal of one dilapidated wood power pole and the installation of a new wood pole. The vegetation will be cleared from a 3-foot-wide path to access the dilapidated pole. The new pole will be set within 3 feet of the existing pole. The new pole will be placed within a pilot hole with the depth of 15 to 20 feet and a diameter of 3 feet. The new pole will be installed, and the dilapidated pole will be removed via helicopter. The project will temporarily impact 0.02 acres (163 linear feet) of vegetation from vegetation trimming to access the pole. All areas impacted from ground disturbing activities, including access routes, will be returned to pre-construction conditions.

Contact Information

Nicole Leatherman
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Enviromental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rancho Palos Verdes
Los Angeles, Ventura
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located in Altamira Canyon Creek, within the city of Rancho Palos Verdes in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, Latitude 33.745592° N, Longitude -118.370771° W; and Latitude 34.216109° N, Longitude -119.252854° W; Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 7572-016-022.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (1); California Code of Regulations, title 14, section (15301)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 addresses operation, maintenance, repair, or minor alteration of existing facilities or topographical features. Included in this exemption are existing facilities owned by a utility used to provide electric power, natural gas, sewerage, or other public utility services. The replacement of the dilapidated pole will not expand use of the existing power delivery system in the immediate area and consists of minor alteration to topographical features.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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