Oak Canyon Creek Routine Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0238-RS)

Summary

SCH Number
2020031155
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 - South Coast, San Diego (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5)
Document Title
Oak Canyon Creek Routine Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0238-RS)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/27/2020

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Stream bed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0238-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Montgomery Ranch Homeowners Association as represented by Tom Langford. The project consists of routine maintenance activities include selective trimming of native vegetation and removal of dead wood, sediment, debris, and nonnative plants along the 2200-foot riparian corridor. Approximately 100 cubic yards of debris shall be removed from the stream. Activities will be conducted in sections along the riparian corridor. Trees indicated in the original Notification were removed under the Emergency Notification (1600-2020-0006-R5) due to fire and flood hazards. Annual maintenance will be performed on an as needed basis between September 15th and February 15th, outside the bird nesting season and while the streambed is dry.

Contact Information
Joseph Stanovich
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (818) 585-7801

Location

Cities
Simi Valley
Counties
Ventura
Cross Streets
starting from 251 Longbranch Road and ending at 209 Rangely Court
Waterways
Oak Canyon flood channel (tributary to the Arroyo Simi)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class (4) section (15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. The project consists of routine maintenance activities include selective trimming of native vegetation and removal of dead wood, sediment, debris, and non-native plants along the 2200-foot riparian corridor. Approximately 100 cubic yards of debris shall be removed from the stream. These minor alterations in land, water, and vegetation facilitate an improvement of habitat for wildlife species along the Oak Canyon flood channel.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020031155_Oak Canyon Creek Routine Maintenance Project   PDF 384 K

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