Laguna Niguel Wetlands Operations and Maintenance Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Laguna Niguel
Document Title
Laguna Niguel Wetlands Operations and Maintenance Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Genera l Plan: Open Space; Parks & Recreation; and Residential. Zoning: Open Space; Parks & Recreation; and Planned Residential
Document Description
Routine operation and maintenance activities within 13 City-owned wetland sites in the Sulphur Creek watershed; in a portion of the Salt Creek Watershed, with in Chapparosa Park; and within Crown Valley Regional Park. Minor maintenance activities would include removing herbaceous vegetation and accumulated sediment around outfalls, risers, culverts, and bridge crossings; establishing pilot channels to facilitate positive flow and maintain flood capacity; and trimming understory of riparian vegetation below the tree canopy to prevent obstruction of flow.

Contact Information

Hal Ghafari
Agency Name
City of Laguna Niguel
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Laguna Niguel
Cross Streets
Crown Valley Pkwy; Central Park Dr; La Plata Dr; La Pax Rd; Nueva Vista; Mouton Pkwy
Total Acres
State Highways
1-5; Hwy 1; SR-74; SR-73
Marian Bergeson ES
Aliso Creek; Sulphur Creek; Salt Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Wetlands O&M Activities)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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