SAA for Notification No. 5-2003-0029, for the Proposed Lake Forest Nature Park Project

Summary

SCH Number
2003039020
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #5
Document Title
SAA for Notification No. 5-2003-0029, for the Proposed Lake Forest Nature Park Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/12/2003

Document Description
The applicant proposes to alter the streambed and bank by the development of a 4.5-acre nature park to serve residents of the City, employees from surrounding industrial/business park and commercial uses, and trail users. The project provides passive recreational opportunities, decomposed granite trail system and native revegetation. The proposed project includes, but is not limited to, interpretive signage, park signage and monumentation, shade/picnic structures, kiosk, bike rack, picnic tables, and benches. Additionally the project involves a decomposed granite trail system with connections to the Serrano Creek Regional Riding and Hiking Trail east of the project site. To accommodate the southern trail connection, a stairway would be built on the eastern concrete embankment just north of the Dimension Drive bridge. The project shall not impact more than 0.015 acre of stream channel, of which approximately 0.007 acre is permanent impacts and approximately 0.008 acre is temporary impacts. All permanent impacts associated with the proposed project are in an area of grouted rip-rap. No native riparian vegetation shall be impacted as a result of the proposed project. The proposed project is located north of Dimension Drive between Bake Parkway and Lake Forest Drive, within the City of Lake Forest, Orange County.

Contact Information
Robert Woodings
Department of Fish and Game, Region 5
Lead/Public Agency
4949 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (949) 461-3512

Location

Counties
Orange

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
N/A

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
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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