Argo Ditch Long Term Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2016-0248-R5)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 - South Coast, San Diego (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5)
Document Title
Argo Ditch Long Term Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2016-0248-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Los Angeles World Airports

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed an amendment to Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2016-0248-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Los Angeles World Airports. The project is limited to the long-term routine maintenance within Argo Ditch in order to remove sediment and debris and vegetation that attract birds posing aircraft strike hazards. Activities to be completed by the Permittee include vegetation clearance, erosion control, and debris removal to two times a year.

Contact Information
Audrey Kelly
Department of Fish and Wildlife South Coast Region
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (562) 430-7642


33°57'8.2"N 118°24'51"W
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Parcel #
411-703-6900, -1900, -2900, -3900, and -4900
Other Location Info
The project is located at LAX property generally south of, and parallel to, Westchester Drive/Lincoln Boulevard, and east of Pershing Drive, in the County of Los Angeles, State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type- Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private facilities. This project involves maintenance of an existing drainage channel. The project will not result in an expansion of the existing channel.


Notice of Exemption
2020010056_1600-2016-0248-R5 NOE   PDF 327 K

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