Breaching of Pajaro River Sandbar

7 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2002122066
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Breaching of Pajaro River Sandbar
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/1/2019

Document Description
The proposed project is for the breaching of the Pajaro River sandbar, as required to avoid the potential health and safety effects of localized flooding that results from rising water levels in the lagoon behind the bar. Project location is at the junction of Sunset State Beach and Zmudowski State Beach, adjacent to the community of Pajaro Dunes, and at the mouth of the Pajaro River. The State Lands Commission action is an approval of a 10-year General Lease - Public Agency through June 27, 2029.

Contact Information
Dwight Sanders
CALIFORNIA STATE LANDS COMMISSION
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1890

Location

Cities
Watsonville
Counties
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Sovereign land in the Pajaro River, near city of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The lead agency for the project, Santa Cruz County, adopted the Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and Mitigation Monitoring Program and approved the project on January 22, 2003. The California State Lands Commission has considered the MND as prepared for this project by Santa Cruz County. The MND and the record of project approval may be examined at the above shown California State Lands Commission Sacramento office address.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2002122066   PDF 654 K

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