City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power (BBLDWP): 2023 Pipeline Replacement Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Big Bear Lake
Document Title
City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power (BBLDWP): 2023 Pipeline Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the proposed project is to install replacement water lines in Division Drive, 8th Lane, 6th Lane, and 4th Lane that will provide enhanced water service to these portions of the Big Bear Lake community. This will ensure adequate water supply to the users along these alignments, including adequate fire flow.

Contact Information

Reginald A. Lamson
Agency Name
City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Big Bear Lake
San Bernardino
Southern California
Cross Streets
in mountain City of Big Bear Lake and community of Erwin Lake

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines provide a series of Statutory Exemptions for actions that have been deemed by the State Legislature not to be subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), i.e., not a project under the CEQA Statute. The proposed action is the installation of a four replacement pipelines in 2023 that would allow continued delivery of adequate water supply along the length of these new pipeline alignments. Statutory Exemption 15282 states: (k) The installation of new pipeline or maintenance, repair, restoration, removal, or demolition of the existing pipeline as set forth in Section 21080.21 of the Public Resources Code, as long as the project does not exceed one mile in length, The proposed action has been determined to fall within the scope of Statutory Exemption 15282(k). Therefore, this proposed action is not a “project” subject to CEQA or the State CEQA Guidelines.
County Clerk
San Bernardino


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