Pacific Power, SIS 96, Encroachment Permit # 02-23-6-UC-0310


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
Pacific Power, SIS 96, Encroachment Permit # 02-23-6-UC-0310
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Pacific Power is planning maintenance activities on their existing 12 kilovolt (kV) overhead distribution lines in Siskiyou County. The activities are the outcome of Pacific Power's continued fire mitigation program of system hardening in California and is being conducted in accordance with the California Public Utilities Commission guidelines. Project work within Caltrans ROW includes reconductoring the line with a spacer cable system (i.e. wires), updating system protection and other equipment as needed, the replacement of 11 wood pole structure with steel, fire-resistant structures, and replacement of guys and anchors. Structure construction and conductor stringing will include cutting and removal of existing structure within the Caltrans ROW. New

Contact Information

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


Other Information
State Route 96 between post mile 60.122 and post mile 62.214.

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.
County Clerk


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