Valencia Culvert Retrofit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Valencia Culvert Retrofit
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
County Road right-of-way and creek.
Document Description
The proposed project will retrofit an existing baffle system in an existing culvert and install rock weirs downstream of the culvert, to improve fish passage on Valencia Creek in Aptos. This project is located on Valencia Creek, at the crossing of Valencia Road and Valencia Creek, postmile marker 3.2, in the Aptos area.

Contact Information

Paia Levine
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Valencia / Flume Road
Parcel #
105-131-42; 105-171-09
Aptos Creek, Valencia Lagoon, Tracy Creek
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Culvert Retrofit and Fish Passage)
Local Actions
Grading Permit, Riparian Exception
Project Issues
Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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