Snell Creek Gravel Extraction


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #3
Document Title
Snell Creek Gravel Extraction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The operator proposes to extract gravel from a gravel bar in Snell Creek located at the junction of Snell Valley Road and Stage Coach Road in Pope Valley, Napa County. The gravel bar is approximately 100 feet long and 45 feet wide. Approximately 18 to 24 inches of gravel will be extracted and transported to the residence at 2412 Stage Coach Road. The gravel will be spread on the road and used as a base for all weather access. The gravel wil be extracted by a small front end loader and loaded into a five yard dump truck to be transported to the disposal site. No vegetation will be impacted by the project and the gravel bar will be leveled after the extraction is completed. The bar shall remain higher than the channel bottom and continue to function as a gravel bar to minimize the change in hydrology of the Creek. Issuance of a Streambed Alteration Agreement Number R3-2001-0845 pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 1603.

Contact Information

Greg Martinelli
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Game, Region 3
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location: Pope Valley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, SEction 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration to land.

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