Temporary Right of Entry for Water Pipeline Replacement-Alma Helitack Base


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Temporary Right of Entry for Water Pipeline Replacement-Alma Helitack Base
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of granting a Temporary Right of Entry across State-owned land for the San Jose Water Company to replace an existing public utility water pipeline with substantially the same purpose and capacity. The activity involves excavating along the existing corridor, removing and installing the pipeline, and restoration of ground surfaces. The project replaces aging infrastructure and ensures continued provision of essential services to the community.

Contact Information

Michael Butler
Agency Name
Job Title
Assistant Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Gatos
Santa Clara
Northern California
Cross Streets
19650 Old Santa Cruz Highway

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, CEQA Guidelines Section 15302-Replacement or Reconstruction
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for Class 2 Categorical Exemption because the project consists of replacing an existing infrastructure on the same site and it will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced involving negligible or no expansion of capacity. The State confirms that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of an exemption for this project. The project will not have a significant effect on resources in the area.


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