Chuter Stream Crossings and Stream restoration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreements No. 1600-2018-0290-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Chuter Stream Crossings and Stream restoration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreements No. 1600-2018-0290-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0290-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code with Timothy Chuter, the Permittee. The project is limited to ten (10) encroachments to upgrade stream crossings on a tributaries to McNab Creek and to implement streambank restoration at one site due to impacts from an unpermitted rock pit operation. Work for stream crossing encroachments will include excavation, removal of the existing culvert, replacement with a new, properly sized culvert, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. Work for the streambank restoration at the site of the rock pit will involve appreciate grading, erosion control and revegetation of the site.

Contact Information
Andrew Orahoske
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E
Northern Region: Eureka Office 619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-5827


Parcel #
21, 28
Other Location Info
Location: The projects to be completed are located on a tributaries of McNab Creek in the Russian River watershed, approximately 7 miles south of the city of Ukiah, County of Mendocino, State of California. Note: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, tit. 14, sec. 15301*
Reasons for Exemption
*Existing Facilities; section 15333. Small Habitat Restoration Projects. The project replaces undersized culverts with appropriately sized and placed stream crossings and implements streambank restoration. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project would not constitute an expansion of use.

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