Debris Basin Removal

18 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County Flood Control District
Document Title
Debris Basin Removal
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
he project is limited to removing or modifying debris basins to improve fish passage. The Amendment removes activities at Cold Creek Springs Debris Basin, Rattlesnake Creek Debris Basin, and San Ysidro Debris Basin and adds modifications to Romero Debris Basin. Modifications at Romero Debris Basin include partially removing the existing dam embankment and culvert, constructing a new outlet structure with a roughened rock ramp energy dissipater, and creating a pilot channel upstream of the outlet. Six coast live oak trees will be removed during construction and replaced with 70 coast live oak plantings.

Contact Information

Audrey Kelly
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project has been amended to include three debris basins within the County of Santa Barbara, State of California: Maria Ygnacio Creek, East Branch Debris Basin, located on the east branch of Maria Ygnacio Creek approximately 1,000 feet north of Via Regina; Maria Ygnacio Creek, Main Branch Debris Basin is located on the main branch of Maria Ygnacio Creek approximately 3,000 feet north of Old San Marcos Rd.; Romero Debris Basin is located on Romero Creek, approximately 200 feet west of 975 Romero Canyon Rd.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Santa Barbara
Final Environmental Document Available at
available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


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