Ponti Fire Road to Trail Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Marin County Open Space District (Marin County Open Space District)
Document Title
Ponti Fire Road to Trail Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Marin Countywide Plan (General Plan): Open Area Zoning. City of Novato General Plan: Open Space/Publicly Owned Open Space

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead (1) Realign the 1.2-mile long, 14-foot wide Upper Segment of the Ponti Fire Road into a 2.8-mile lo ng, 5-foot wide sustainable multi-use trail with an average grade of 10 percent; Change fire road designation to multi-use trail. (2) Maintain and Improve the 0.5-mile long, 14-foot wide Lower Segment of the Ponti Fire Road. within the existing footprint to improve stability, drainage, and the overall sustainability of the fire road for visitor use and to maintain access for emergency vehicles. (3) Construct a New 0.4-mile long, 5-foot wide Connector Trail from Ponti Fire Road to Pacheco Hill Pathway. Construct a new connector trail from the lower segment of the Ponti Fire Road to the Pacheco Hill Pathway. (4) Decommission approximately 4 miles of Non-Designated Trail an Redundant Road and Trail Segments.

Contact Information
Michelle Julene
Marin County Open Space District
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 260
San Rafael, CA 94903

Phone : (415) 473-5283


38°02'48"N 122°33'29"W
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SMART Tracks
San Rafael Arpt
Mary Silveira ES
Pacheco Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (lmprovements to an Existing Trail)
Local Action
Trail lmprovement
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Department of Transportation, District 4


Environmental Document
2019-04-29 Draft Initial Study - MJ   PDF 14263 K Correction Memo_2019049143   PDF 507 K
NOC   PDF 575 K
State Comments
2019049143 caltrans   PDF 852 K

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