Ranch 4: 13200 Valley Ford Road, Petaluma

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SCH Number
Public Agency
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District (GRRCD)
Document Title
Ranch 4: 13200 Valley Ford Road, Petaluma
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This is a stormwater management and manure management dairy enhancement project. The project involves the installation or repair of ~600 ft. of gutters and the replacement or installation of associated drainage culverts to direct runoff away from the dairy facilities. The project also involves installing ~2,500 feet of pipeline to improve manure transfer and utilization, and the installation of ~4,000 ft of cross-fencing to enhance pasture management. The project also includes basic data collection and research on soils, vegetation, and manure for natural resource management purposes.

Contact Information
Patricia Hickey
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
PO Box 1064
Occidental, CA 95465

Phone : (707) 874-2907


Other Location Info
Ranch 4: 13200 Valley Ford Road, Petaluma

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of barn gutters and the enhancement of drainage around facilities qualifies under Class 1 as operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing private structures, facilities, or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use. The installation of improved manure transfer equipment and fencing qualifies under Class 3 as new construction of limited small facilities and installation of small, new equipment and facilities in small structures. Soil, vegetation, and manure sampling qualifies as basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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