Balshaw Pedestrian Walkway at Petaluma Harbor FEMA Project 961


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 3 (Napa) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3)
Document Title
Balshaw Pedestrian Walkway at Petaluma Harbor FEMA Project 961
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project is limited to the repair and protection of approximately 300-foot of stream bank of the Petaluma River. The existing riprap was damaged during storms in 2005/2006. The project will require grubbing of a limited amount of vegetation in the project footprint. A temporary coffer dam will be constructed around the entire worksite. The coffer dam will be dewatered using a screened sump pump equipped with filter/silt fence to maintain water quality of pump discharge. A footing trench will be excavated at the toe of the stream bank, a layer of rock slope protection filter fabric will be placed in the trench and against the stream bank, folled by placement of 1/4-ton riprap to construct a rock slope approximately 300-foot long, 3-foot high and 3-foot deep.

Contact Information
Adam McKanney
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

Phone : (707) 944-5534



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing facilities.

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