Project to implement stormwater BMPs in the Alley, Plaza and 800 linear foot of sidewalk along Van Nuys Blvd. BMPs include permeable pavers, aggregate infiltration trenches and planters. Water captured in trenches and planters to be directed to underground cistern for irrigation use. Overflow will infiltrate into the aquifer.
one block southeast of Van Nuys Blvd between Pala Ave and Lehigh Ave
Notice of Exemption
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Reasons for Exemption
Project involves the minor alteration of existing alley into a "green valley." The modification of the alley will allow for urban runoff to infiltrate which will result into environmental protection and benefits. The activity will not involve the removal of scenic resources, to include but not limited to stand of trees, rock outcropping, or a historic bldg.