Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District (GRRCD)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District (GRRCD)
Document Title
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District (GRRCD)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This is a stream corridor protection project. The project involves installing approximately 17,700 ft. of riparian fencing to restrict livestock access to two tributaries of the Estero Americano. The project also involves extensive riparian planting with native vegetation to enhance habitat and stabilize streambanks. Three existing animal crossings will be redesigned and reinstalled to further minimize disturbance to the stream corridor.

Contact Information

Patricia Hickey
Agency Name
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Sec 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of 17,600 ft. of fencing qualifies under Class 3 as new construction of limited small new facilities and installation of small, new equipment and facilities in small structures. Stabilization of streambanks and stream crossing qualifies under Class 33 as streambank stabilization with native vegetation or other bioengineering techniques, the primary purpose of which is to reduce or eliminate erosion and sedimentation, and culvert replacement conducted in accordance with published guidelines of the Department of Fish and Game or NOAA Fisheries, the primary purpose of which is to improve habitat or reduce sedimentation.

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