Planning Commission Design Review 18-0161 for a Restoration, Monitoring and Maintenance Plan

Summary

SCH Number
2018078007
Lead Agency
Laguna Beach, City of (City of Laguna Beach)
Document Title
Planning Commission Design Review 18-0161 for a Restoration, Monitoring and Maintenance Plan
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
A creek restoration, monitoring and maintenance plan at 31106 Coast Hwy (The Ranch at Laguna Beach).

Contact Information
Scott Drapkin
City of Laguna Beach
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

949-497-0362

Location

Cities
Laguna Beach
Counties
Orange

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:21084,15333,15253,15251
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt pursuant to Categorical Exemption, Section 21084 of the Public Resources Code requires guidelines to include a list of project classes that have been determined not to have a significant effect on the environment and are exempt form the provisions of CEQA. Pursuant to CA Government Code Article 19, Section 15333 (Small Habitat Restoration Projects), a restoration project is considered exempt from CEQA if: (a) there would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065; (b) there are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed; and (C) the project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects. The plan proposes 4.83 acres of restoration activity, would no impact endangered, rare or threatened species, is not proposed in a known hazardous material area, and will not result in cumulative environmental impacts. Additionally, pursuant to CA Government Code Section 15253, an environmental analysis document prepared for a project under a certified program listed in Sections 15251 shall be used by another agency granting an approval for the same project. The CA Coastal Commission certified the proposed restoration efforts pursuant to CEQA and specifically concluded that the proposed amendment is consistent with the Coastal Act and CEQA.
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