Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova)
(California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Trenching on Drytown Property
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The project is limited to excavating a trench across the stream channel to install power and water lines. The stream is seasonal, and the trench will be dug while water is not present. Approximately 2 square feet of streambed will be excavated. The trench will be approximately 20 inches deep and 20 inches wide, with 12 inches of separation between the power and water lines. The bottom of the trench will be covered with sand. The excavated soil will be replaced after the water and power lines have been installed.
This project is exempt under section 15303 (d) because it consists of trenching for the purpose of installing utility line extensions. It is exempt under section 15304 because it consists of a minor alteration in the condition of land and will not remove any trees.