§ 504. Categorically Exempt Activities.
23 CA ADC § 504BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 23. Waters
Division 2. Department of Water Resources
Chapter 3. Regulations for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970
23 CCR § 504
§ 504. Categorically Exempt Activities.
In compliance with the requirements of the State CEQA Guidelines, the following list of categorically exempt activities of the Department has been compiled. This list is subject to the limitations on categorical exemptions set forth in the State CEQA Guidelines. This list does not preclude categorical exemptions of other activities that come within the State CEQA Guidelines.
(a) Class I consists of the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of the following facilities where there is negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing:
(1) Conservation Facilities of the State Water Project;
(2) Transportation Facilities of the State Water Project;
(3) Power Facilities of the State Water Project;
(4) Recreation Facilities of the State Water Project;
(5) Flood Control Facilities which are direct responsibility of the Department or which are the responsibility of the Department as “Maintenance Area”;
(6) Data Collection Facilities of the Department;
(7) Dams subject to the jurisdiction of the Department's Division of Safety of Dams;
(b) Class II includes replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where required at the facilities listed in Class I.
(c) Class III includes the location and construction of minor accessory structures and the installation of new equipment where required at the facilities listed in Class I.
(d) Class IV includes minor public or private alterations to land, water or vegetation which do not involve the removal of mature, scenic trees where required at the facilities listed in Class I.
(e) Class V includes the issuance of minor encroachment permits to facilities of the State Water Project in areas with less than a twenty percent slope which do not result in changes in land use or density.
(f) Class VI includes the collection of basic data, research and experiments carried out by the Department which are necessary for planning and feasibility studies, investigations and preparation of environmental documents.
(g) Class IX includes the inspection of dams and flood control facilities.
(h) Class XI includes the construction or placement of minor structures accessory to the facilities listed in Class I.
(i) Class XII includes the sale of surplus property of the Department, as limited by the State CEQA Guidelines.
(j) Class XIII includes acquisition of land by the Department for fish and wildlife conservation purposes where the land will be preserved in its natural condition. This class also includes the transfer of such land to the Department of Fish and Game.
(k) Class XVI includes the acquisition of land in order to establish a park as limited by the State EIR Guidelines. This class also includes the transfer of such land to the Department of Parks and Recreation.
(l) Class XXI includes the enforcement of the orders or terms and conditions of certificates of approval issued by the Department including but not limited to those issued by the Division of Safety of Dams, the revocation or enforcement of permits and licenses issued under the California Weather Resources Management Act and the enforcement or revocation of encroachment permits or easements.
(m) Class XXII includes the Department's training programs which involve no physical alteration of the area affected.
(n) Class XXV includes the acquisition of land by the Department or transfer of such land in order to preserve open-space, as limited by the State CEQA Guidelines.
(o) Class XXVII includes the leasing of privately-owned office space by the Department, as limited by the State CEQA Guidelines.
Note: Authority cited: Section 21082, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 21082, Public Resources Code.
1. New section filed 1-25-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 4).
2. Repealer and new section filed 8-9-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 33).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 504, 23 CA ADC § 504
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