USFS Hot Springs-Montecito Creek Section 1707 Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife (Headquarters), Department of (Sacramento) (Department of Fish and Wildlife, Headquarters)
Document Title
USFS Hot Springs-Montecito Creek Section 1707 Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Project supports dedication of the U.S. Forest Service's entire interest in a pre 1914 appropriative water right from the upper most point of diversion on Hot Springs Creek, a tributary to Montecito Creek, to the Pacific Ocean as instream flow pursuant to California Water Code Section 1707 and a recorded permanent forbearance agreement.

Contact Information
John P. Donnelly
Department of Fish and Wildlife, WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
1416 9th Street, Room 1266
Sacramento, CA 95814



Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Hot Springs Creek, Los Padres National Forest

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. Project involves a minor alteration of existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use and a minor alteration in the condition of water which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees.


Notice of Exemption
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