Soquel Creek Lagoon Enhancement Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Capitola
Document Title
Soquel Creek Lagoon Enhancement Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Riparian Corridor / R-1 (Single Family Residence), PF-P (Public Facilities/Parks and Open Space) / R-LM (Residential - Low-Medium, 5-10 Units/Acre), VS (Visitor Serving)
Document Description
The improvement and maintenance of the flume structure, which is an integral part of the juvenile freshwater habitat. Enhancement of the habitat of steelhead and Coho salmon species in the Soquel Creek Lagoon by reduction of non-point source pollutants, increased shade in and improved cover for juveniles, and reduction of sedimentation. The five projects are implementation of recommendations of the Soquel Creek Management Plan, Soquel Creek Task Force, the City's Biologist, and Department of Fish and Game personnel. The five projects are: 1) repair of the flume, 2) upgrade of the flume inlet, 3) storm drain upgrades, 4) riparian corridor enhancement and erosion control, and 5) artificial escape bunkers for fish.

Contact Information

Don Chance
Agency Name
City of Capitola
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Stockton Avenue and State Highway One
Total Acres
less than 1
Parcel #
State Highways
Capitola Elementary, New Brighton Middle School
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Other (Soquel Creek Lagoon Enhancement)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit, Soquel Creek Management Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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