Verizon 80' Monopine Cell Tower | 442 E TWAIN AVE (C/T) FRESNO, CA 93710


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Fresno
Document Title
Verizon 80' Monopine Cell Tower | 442 E TWAIN AVE (C/T) FRESNO, CA 93710
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
P23-04343 | Verizon 80' Monopine Cell Tower | 442 E TWAIN AVE (C/T) FRESNO, CA 93710 Proposed construction of an 80'-0'' monopine cell tower with: (6) panel antennas; (3) air antennas; (2) microwave antennas; (9) radios; and other ancillary equipment necessary for operation. The applicant also proposes a 900 square foot ground compound with: 8'-0'' CMU wall; (1) PG&E transformer; (1) 30kw diesel generator; (3) cabinets; and other ancillary equipment necessary for operation.

Contact Information

Steven Martinez
Agency Name
City of Fresno
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
East Twain Avenue and North Fresno Street
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 32
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt under Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines as follows: Under Section 15332/Class 32, the proposed project is exempt from CEQA requirements when the project is characterized as in-fill development meeting the following conditions: a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations. The proposed project is consistent with the Fresno General Plan, Hoover Community Plan, the Corridor/Center Mixed-Use zone district, and applicable standards from Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Policies and Procedures Issue No. 33 and Interim Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Policy C-010. The project will also be compliant with all applicable California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations. b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban uses. The project is located within city limits and the project site is ± 900 square feet on a ± 0.50-acre parcel. The parcel is surrounded by other urban (residential, commercial, and public) uses. c) The project has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species. The surrounding area is developed and the project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species. d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality. There will not be significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air, or water quality as this facility will be unmanned, self-operating, and will not generate vehicular or pedestrian traffic. The project will be in compliance with City of Fresno noise standards. e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services. The proposed project has been reviewed by City Departments to comply with applicable requirements. No concerns were brought forth from the departments. Therefore, the project is categorically exempt pursuant to Section 15332/Class 32.
County Clerk


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