Otay River Restoration Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016031039
Lead Agency
Chula Vista, City of (City of Chula Vista)
Document Title
Otay River Restoration Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/22/2016
Present Land Use
Open Space Preserve by the City of Chula Vista General Plan and Open Space (Conservation) and Open Space (Recreation)

Document Description
CDFW is intending to execute a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code (#1600-2016-0022-R5) to the project applicant, Homefed Otay Land II, LLC. The project proposes to impact the stream to implement the Otay River Restoration Project Final Habitat Mitigation and Monitoring Plan Project activities will be conducted in phases. Phase 1 consists of the removal of exotic vegetation within the Upstream Enhancement Area and the Phase 2 Area and within a 100-foot buffer around the Phase 2 Area. Phase 2 includes grading to recreate approx. 2,300 linear feet of the Otay River main channel, the east tributary connection, natural floodplain contours, an approx. 0.5 acre seasonal pond, and approx. 4 acres of upland transitional habitat; construction of one permanent at-grade channel crossing using rock and other natural hard material; trail improvements and closures; exotic vegetation removal; and installation of native plants. Phase 2 construction will be complete prior to the initiation of project activities within the Future Phases Area. Project activities in the Future Phases Area may be conducted in one or more phases, and include grading to recreate approx. 3,000 linear feet of the Otay River main channel, 1,500 linear feet of secondary ephemeral channel along the northern high floodplain, 2,900 linear feet of the west tributary, 970 linear feet of the east tributary, 28 acres of outer floodplain, seasonal ponds totaling approx. 1.4 acres, and 31 acres of upland transitional habitat; upgrading one permanent at-grade channel crossing at the downstream end.

Contact Information
Kelly Fisher
CDFW
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 636-3160

Location

Coordinates
32°36'0.10"N 116°56'19.99"W
Cities
Chula Vista
Counties
San Diego
Total Acres
300
Parcel #
644-090-04
State Highways
125
Airports
Brown Field Municpal Airport
Schools
Tetra Tech High School
Waterways
Otay River; Otay Resrvoir; Salt Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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