Syar Alexander Valley In-stream Mining Project and Sonoma County ARM Plan Amendments (PLP08-0116)

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Summary

SCH Number
2006042101
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
Syar Alexander Valley In-stream Mining Project and Sonoma County ARM Plan Amendments (PLP08-0116)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Zoning: RRD (Resources and Rural Development) B6 20 acres and B6 40 acres (Resources and Rural Development/Agricultural Preserve) B6 20 acres, LIA (Land Intensive Agriculture) B6 20 acres, BR (Biotic Resource), F1 (Floodway Combining District), F2(Floodplain Combining District), MR(Mineral Resource), SR(Scenic Resource), VOH(Valley Oak Habitat), Z (Second Dwelling Unit Exclusion) General Plan: Resources and Rural Development (RRD) 20 acres and 40 acres and Land Intensive Agriculture (LIA) 20 acres.

Document Description
Request for 1) a Use Permit, 2) an ARM Plan Amendment, and 3) Surface Mining and Reclamation. Ordinance Amendment for an in-stream mining operation along the Russian River in the lower Alexander Valley. The project location is approximately 110 acres of gravel bars between River Mile 47.5 and River Mile 54. The project also proposes an Alternative Management Strategy to allow for more precise control of potential impacts and a River Enhancement Plan to restore riparian and in-stream habitat. A 15 year permit has been requested.

Contact Information
Chris Seppler
Sonoma County
2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2829

Phone : (707) 565-8353

Location

Coordinates
38°42'45.741"N 122°53'44.8512"W
Counties
Sonoma
Cross Streets
State Road 128 and Highway 101
Total Acres
110
Parcel #
many
State Highways
101 and 128
Railways
North Coast Rail Authority
Airports
Colverdale & Healdsburg
Schools
Geyserville Elementary and High Schools
Waterways
Russian River
Township
10N
Range
9W
Section
S11
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Geyserville

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (gravel bar skim Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Aggregate Resources Management Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Public Utilities Commission

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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