Gaviota Creek Bridge Debris Removal and Routine Maintenance (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0115-R5)

Summary

SCH Number
2016098427
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 5 (San Diego) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5)
Document Title
Gaviota Creek Bridge Debris Removal and Routine Maintenance (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0115-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/27/2016

Document Description
Fish and Wildlife has executed lake and streambed alteration agreement no. 1600-2016-0115-R5, pursuant to section 1602 of the fish and game code, to Department of Parks and Rec, represented by Victor Bjelajac. The proposed project is a routine maintenance project to clear accumulated debris, sediment, and new-growth vegetation for 50 ft along the length of the bridge crossing over Gaviota Creek. The work will progress 20 ft upstream away from the bridge and 20 ft downstream away from the bridge. Project activities will include sediment, debris, and native and non-native vegetation removal on an as-needed basis which may be about once a year. Up to approximately 20 cy of sediment will be removed each work event.

Contact Information
Sarah Rains
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5
South Coast Region 3883 Ruffin Rd
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (805) 498-2385

Location

Cities
Buellton Goleta
Counties
Santa Barbara
Parcel #
081-270-002
Township
5N
Range
31,32W
Other Location Info
At a bridge over Gaviota Creek along Gaviota Recreational Area and Campground

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C 1, 4; S 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is the maintenance of an existing facility, in this case a stream channel beneath a railcar bridge, to protect fish and wildlife resources. The project is a minor alteration in land, water and vegetation on existing officially designated wildlife management areas which will result in the improvement of habitat for fish and wildlife resources.

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