Carmel River Lagoon Restoration Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Carmel River Lagoon Restoration Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture-existing Monterey County GP (Open Space-Draft Monterey County GP Update, currently under public review) Riparian and Wetland Habitat-Carmel River State Beach General Plan

Document Description
Recreate the South Arm of the Carmel River Lagoon to expand open water and wetland habitat, lower elevation of several acres of property adjacent to the recreated South Arm to expand wetland habitat, restore plant communities, lower the western one-third of the existing Carmel Area Wastewater District Treatment Plant Access Road to the elevation of the surrounding floodplain, to increase the volume of overbank flow entering the restoration site, regrade the eastern portion of the site to encourage overbank flow to the south and west, towards the recreated South Arm of the lagoon, remove setback levee to restore the hydrologic function of the floodplain, construct a low berm near the historic barn complex to reduce floodwater intrusion into the area, remove fill material excavated from the restoration project to agricultural property east of highway 1 and accommodate continued public use on the site

Contact Information
Shaelyn Raab Strattan
Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
Northern Service Center One Capital Mall/Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-8791


Carmel Carmel-by-the-Sea
Cross Streets
Highway 1 & CAWD access road
State Highways
Carmel River and the Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational Other (Habitat Restoration)
Local Action
Area Development Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Recreation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
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 Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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