Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project

6 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019099043
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County Flood Control District
Document Title
Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
10/22/2020
Project Applicant
State Lands Commission
Present Land Use
The proposed project site is in unincorporated Contra Costa County, approximately 3 miles east of the City of Martinez, along the lower 2.5 miles of Walnut Creek and 1.5 miles of Pacheco Creek in Central Contra Costa County.

Document Description
The purpose of this project is to restore and enhance wetlands and associated habitats in Lower Walnut Creek and provide sustainable flood management, while allowing opportunities for public access and recreation. The proposed project would restore and enhance coastal wetlands and adjacent habitats along the southern shoreline of Suisun Bay and from the mouth of Walnut Creek at Suisun Bay upstream along Walnut Creek and Pacheco Creek, improving habitat quality, diversity, and connectivity along 4 miles of creek channel, over approximately 386 acres in total. The State Lands Commission action is an approval of a 20-year General Lease – Public Agency Use through October 21, 2040.

Contact Information
Christopher Huitt
CA State Lands Commission
100 Howe Ave. Suite 100 South
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-2080
christopher.huitt@slc.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Martinez
Counties
Contra Costa
State Highways
CA Highway 680
Waterways
Suisun Bay and Lower Walnut Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CA State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
State Lands Commission Offices, Sacramento 100 Howe Ave, Suite 100 South Sacramento, CA 95825

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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