Banana Basin Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0023-R6)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 6 (Ontario) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6)
Document Title
Banana Basin Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0023-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project is limited to the maintenance and repair of up to 5 acres of the 14-acre Banana Basin Flood Control Facility ("Banana Basin"), an earthen-banked basin with a concrete spillway, a concrete outlet, and a concrete inlet. Maintenance activities within Banana Basin covered under this Agreement include: bank stabilization and grading; in-kind replacement of box culverts and inlet pipes; clearing of trash and anthropogenic debris (e.g. litter, vehicles, tires), homeless management, in-kind repair and replacement of existing access ramps, signage and gates, fence repair and graffiti removal; sediment removal; erosion control along earthen banks, earthen bank-re-grading, and mechanical removal of vegetation); and rodent control. If native vegetation is found along the channel bottom in preconstruction surveys, the native vegetation will be avoided to the maximum extent practicable; native vegetation on slopes and benches within the facility will be avoided. In the event there is substantial erosion on the slope, the erosion will be repaired without impacting adjacent vegetation. Maintenance activities shall not extend beyond existing maintained boundaries of the existing facility.

Contact Information
Claire Ingel
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 484-3979


San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15302, Class 1, 2
Reasons for Exemption
Existing Facilities. Replacement or Reconstruction.

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