On-Call Tree Management Within Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County


SCH Number
Public Agency
Alameda County Public Works Agency (ACPWA)
Document Title
On-Call Tree Management Within Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Alameda County Public Works Agency (ACPWA) routinely maintain approximately 471 centerline miles of roadways in the unincorporated areas of Alameda County. County trees in need of trimming or removal may be located on access roads, unincorporated roadways, vacant lots, median islands, and other unincorporated parcels. Tree trimming and tree removal services (emergency or non-emergency) are required on an as-needed basis, year-round. Trees in need of trimming or removal under contract are related to unsafe or deteriorating trees, down trees or branches due to strong wind, or hazardous trees. Trees located near utility and communications lines, service drop lines or fence lines will require occasional maintenance trimming for reduction of fuel management. Tree removal require whole or partial trees that are standing on or have fallen onto ACPWA property and are in need of removal due to disease, old age, flooding potential, right-of-way obstruction, and/or are deemed an imminent threat to public safety. Emergency trees trimming or removal in response to weather events and/or traffic incidents, removal of dead trees, woody debris and other vegetation to reduce volume of flammable fuel as necessary. Tree stump grinding and/or treatment sometimes will also be required.

Contact Information

James Yoo
Agency Name
Alameda County Public Works Agency
Job Title
Associate Environmental Compliance Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Unincorporated Alameda County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
(Sec 15301) Existing Facilities, (Sec 15304 (i) Minor Alterations, Emergency Projects (Sec 15269, 15359)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project constitutes repair, maintenance, and minor alteration to existing public facilities involving negligible expansion of use, fuel management and volume of flammable reduction activities or define as emergency project per CEQA.
County Clerk


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