Big Basin 1102 UG5 Little Basin CG


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Big Basin 1102 UG5 Little Basin CG
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project consists of granting a Right of Entry (RoE) to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for the installation of 1.5 miles of an underground (UG) 1102 12 k(V) distribution line in the Little Basin Unit of Big Basin Redwoods State Park as part of the CZU fire rebuild effort. PG&E will install the electric distribution UG alignment via open trenches and work will be completed within the existing footprint of Little Basin Road, and adjacent disturbed areas, to the fullest extent possible. PG&E will: • Excavate up to 3000 cubic yards to open trenches for underground utility lines; • Excavate up to 20 cubic yards for ten (10) #5 electrical pull boxes, one (1) #5 primary pedestal box, three (3) #3 secondary pedestal boxes, three (3) pad mounted transformers; and • Remove eight (8) trees and trim ten (10) trees

Contact Information

Linda Hitchcock
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park and Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated Area
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
21700 Little Basin Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304, & 15305
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; construction and location of limited number of new, small facilities or structures; minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes; and minor alterations in land use limitations in areas with an average slope of less than 20%, which do not result in any changes in land use or density.


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