Topping Retaining Wall (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0047-R3)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 3 (Napa) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3)
Document Title
Topping Retaining Wall (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0047-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Jay Topping and Krista Topping

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0047-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Jay Topping and Krista Topping. In December 2018, repairs and improvements were made to the eastern streambank of Carbonera Creek to protect a property without a Stream bed Alteration Agreement. In February 2019, the Permittee submitted a Lake or Streambed Alteration Program Notification of Emergency Work (Notification of Emergency) 1600-2019-0054-R3. The Notification of Emergency included the construction of a tie-back, shotcrete wall along the face of the stream bank with drain rock and miradrain placed behind the wall. The subject of the Streambed Agreement 1600- 2019-0047-R3 is the remaining repairs and improvements that was not conducted under the Notification of Emergency.

Contact Information
Monica Oey
Department of Fish and Wildlife
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 94534

Phone : (707) 428-2088


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
The project is located at Carbonera Creek, a tributary to the Pacific Ocean, in the County of Santa Cruz, State of California; Latitude 37.0346, Longitude -121.5951 or Section 17, Township 10S, Range 1W, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map Laurel, or 225-1/2 Navarra Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066; Assessor's Parcel Number 024-052-23.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project will make repairs to stabilize the streambank and protect a single family home.


Notice of Exemption
2019080146   PDF 621 K

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