Kunzler Terrace Mine Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Mendocino County
Document Title
Kunzler Terrace Mine Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Industrial (I) & Agricultural (AG) / 12 (General Industrial) / I (Industrial)
Document Description
The project applicant has submitted an application to obtain approval of a use permit and mining and reclamation plan pursuant to the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), and the Mendocino County Surface Mining and Reclamation Ordinance to excavate approximately 30.3 acres. The total amount of marketable material proposed for extraction is estimated at 3.37 million tons. Average yearly extraction would be 100,000 to 150,000 tons per year depending on market demand. The proposed project would operate year-round, Monday through Saturday, with normal operating hours of 5:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Contact Information

John Speka
Agency Name
Mendocino County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
North State Street and Kunzler Ranch Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
170-150-09 and 170-160-03
State Highways
Russian River, Ackerman Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Sand and Gravel)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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