Right of Entry for Department of Water Resources


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Right of Entry for Department of Water Resources
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Issue a temporary Right of Entry Permit (ROE) to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to Brannon Island and Franks Tract State Recreation Areas. The purpose of the ROE is for DWR to conduct baseline data collection for the Franks Tract Project. Baseline data collection will include: geotechnical investigations, topographic surveys, natural and cultural resource surveys, and recreation surveys within the two park units. The topographic, natural, cultural, and recreation surveys will not involve any ground disturbance and are strictly information gathering activities. DWR will conduct several types of geotechnical investigations including cone penetration tests (CPT) and both hand and machine borings. DWR will complete a maximum of either six borings or CPTs. CPTs and machine borings will be up to 100 feet in depth, hand auger borings will be to a depth of approximately 8 feet. Project equipment will be staged on State property. Permit is valid for up to one year. All work conducted on State property in association with the Right of Entry will comply with all State and Federal environmental laws, including but not limited to the Endangered Species Act, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Section 5024 of the Public Resources Code. DPR will advise DWR if any new cultural resources (including archaeological sites), special status species, or other resource issues are identified within the area and if monitoring for the presence of cultural resources. This Right of Entry will provide legal access and use of this State property to DWR.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 988-0205


Contra Costa Sacramento
Other Location Info
Brannan Island State Recreation Area and Franks Tract State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 5 , Section: 15305
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alterations in land use limitations in areas with an average slope of less than 20%, which do not result in any changes in land use or density, and is included as "issuance of rights-of-way" and "issuance of permits" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4

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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