San Lorenzo River Bank Protection and Restoration Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Cruz
Document Title
San Lorenzo River Bank Protection and Restoration Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Riverbank, Zoning: FP Flood Plain
Document Description
The project consists of construction of a bank stabilization along approximately 900 feet of bank and revegetation to enhance riparian, wildlife, and fishery habitat conditions along an actively eroded portion of the San Lorenzo River. In addition, the existing street at the top of the bank will be rebuilt and restored for automobile, pedestrian, and emergency access. Key components of this project include: construction a bank stabilization wall to protect the bank from further erosion, providing in-channel planting along the toe of the wall to improve fish habitat, completing a recreational path that connects to the downstream river path, and rebuilding the existing city street.

Contact Information

Joe Hall
Agency Name
City of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Laurel Street, Riverside Ave.
State Highways
Union Pacific
San Lorenzo River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, 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 Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Other (Streambank Rstoration & Protection)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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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