San Dieguito Lagoon River Mouth Opening


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Del Mar
Document Title
San Dieguito Lagoon River Mouth Opening
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Purpose- Open river mouth to tidal flushing to relieve stress on marine habitat that is still alive. Opening inlet will require grading 15,000 cubic yards from west channel (shoreline to railroad bridge) and transfer of excavated sand to the beach 9 north of inlet). Once lagoon is opened, ocean water will be tested for bacteria concentrations until safe for public use (appoximately 3 to 5 days).

Contact Information

Linda S. Niles
Agency Name
City of Del Mar
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Del Mar
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1; 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of stream (clearing of sand) to protect fish & wildlife resources through a minor alteration of public land involving no expansion of use which results in improvement of habitat for fish and wildlife; maintenance where is deposited in ares authorized by all applicants state and federal regulatory agencies.

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