California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning
Western Joshua Tree Hazard Management Project (Western Joshua Tree Conservation Act Permit No. 1927-HMP-2023-093)
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a western Joshua tree hazard management permit to William H. Wicks III (Permit No. 1927-HMP-2023-093) pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 1927.4 for a project to remove four dead and detached western Joshua tree limbs. Western Joshua tree hazard management permits are issued to property owners for the purpose of removing or trimming a dead western Joshua tree or trimming a living western Joshua tree, provided that the dead western Joshua tree or any limb to be removed meet one of the following conditions: (A) has fallen over and is within 30 feet of a structure; (B) is leaning against an existing structure; or (C) creates an imminent threat to public health or safety.