PG&E Tree Removal (Encroachment Permit # 02-23-6LT-0197)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
PG&E Tree Removal (Encroachment Permit # 02-23-6LT-0197)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
PG&E is proposing to contract tree removal work to Maximus Tree Works, to maintain safe and reliable electric service and mandated clearance to comply with federal and state regulatory requirements for public safety and fire prevention, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) identified 16 tree removals under or adjacent to the Pit #3 12 kilovolt (kV) electric distribution line on California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Right-of-Way (ROW) land in Shasta County, California.

Contact Information

David DeMar
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
State Highways
State Route 89
Other Location Info
Shasta County, State Route 89, Post Mile 25.9 to 32.4

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities, Section 15301, Class 1H
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined the project to be categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 (Existing Facilities), Class 1 (Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency’s determination), Subclass (h)—Maintenance of existing landscaping, native growth, and water supply reservoirs. The project would have no significant effect on the environment.


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