Sunshine Vista Project - Phase I Environmental Grading


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Watsonville
Document Title
Sunshine Vista Project - Phase I Environmental Grading
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Environmental grading permit (EG2017-5). Site clean up and remediation activities are located in areas of existing disturbance from the current and past uses of the project site. Avoidance and minimization measures shall be implemented prior to and during all Phase I activities and will include pre-construction biological surveys, worker environmental awareness training, biological monitoring, and exclusionary fencing. Removal of junkyard debris and soil remediation tasks involve Santa Cruz County Environmental Health Service regulatory oversight per a Remedial Action Agreement between the project applicant and the SCCEHS. The soil remediation task involves excavation of approx 18,000 cy across the project site. Impacted soil generally exists within the first two ft of soil below ground surface at the project site. The upper 18 in of soil will be graded and stockpiled. Stockpiles will be sampled for contamination and removed offsite to an approximate landfill or for reuse at an offiste location, depending on testing results.

Contact Information

Justin Meek
Agency Name
City of Watsonville
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is eligible for a class 30 as in involves the minor cleanup actions taken to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate, or eliminate the release or threat of release of a hazardous waste or substance which are small or medium removal actions costing $1 million or less.

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