Rural Road Erosion Control Assistance Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Rural Road Erosion Control Assistance Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This Program works with local landowners and road associations to implement Best Management Practices (BMPs) on rural roads. The BMPs focus on improving water quality by decreasing erosion and reducing sediment loads. These projects will result in a decrease in sediments and other road-induced pollutants in waterways. The BMPs to be implemented include access road improvement (outsloping, critical dips, and rolling dips), structures for water control (inlet/outlet protection and ditch relief culverts), installation of trash racks, repairs and maintenance to existing culverts and critical area planting / vegetative erosion control.

Contact Information
James McKenna
Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
820 Bay Avenue, Suite 128
Capitola, CA 95010

Phone : (831) 464-2950


Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 1,3,4,33; S: 15301,3,4
Reasons for Exemption
None of the activities will have a significant effect on sensitive areas or resources. All of the projects are on private property, will not have a negative effect on protected species habitat, and will not include wetlands restoration or disturbance. All of the projects have been determined not to have a significant effect on the environment and therefore shall be exempt from the provisions of CEQA.

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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