LA County Concrete Lined Channels Long Term Agreement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
LA County Concrete Lined Channels Long Term Agreement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Continue activities and protocols related to channel maintenance. This does not involve any new activity or construction project downstream residences, businesses, and infrastructure from potential damage caused by floodwaters and debris. These activities include the use of backhoes, loaders, dump trucks, and other mechanical equipment to remove sediment, debris, traxh, algae, and vegetation from the channel invert. Additional routine maintenance activities include conducting repairs and restorations to damaged invert access ramps and access roads, damaged low-flow diverters, curbs, and channel inverts, spalling concrete, cracks and joints; clearing off debris and sediment from inverts, sub drains, outlets, and lines; repairing or replacing vault lids and flap gates; repairing, restoring, and/or replacing channel well fences, access roads, invert access ramps, gates, and ladder rungs; and clearing weep holes.

Contact Information

Brock Warmuth
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Various cities

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1b
Reasons for Exemption
Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determinations.

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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