Reasons for Exemption
This project meets the requirements of a Class 3 Categorical Exemption “15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures”, and a Class 4 Categorical Exemption “15304 Minor Alterations to Land”. The project is small in size and will increase monitoring and situational awareness of wildfires. Field reviews conducted by Truckee Fire Protection District Registered Professional Forester have confirmed that no significant impacts will occur from project activities. The Fire District has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland/timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning, mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, or to utilities and service systems.