Yolo Boat Ramp Project (Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2020040276
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Yolo Boat Ramp Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/22/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Water Resources

Document Description
The purpose of the Project is to build a boat ramp, at an existing site used to launch boats, that will provide improved boating access to the Yolo Bypass and Cache Slough Complex to conduct various activities including scientific monitoring and habitat management. Potential users of the boat ramp include, but are not limited to, DWR, Division of Boating and Waterways, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Project is necessary because the nearest boat ramp is far from areas of interest (distance from Project site to nearest boat ramp is approximately 15 river miles away, at Rio Vista Public Boat Ramp or Five Points Marina). The boat ramp will be approximately 40 feet long and 16 feet wide, constructed of articulating concrete block mats.

Contact Information
Philip Choy
California Department of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Boulevard
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Phone : (916) 376-9716

Location

Coordinates
38°21'12.72"N 121°38'34.41"W
Counties
Yolo
Other Location Info
Southern end of the Yolo Bypass

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, §15301 and Class 4, §15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Class 1 exemptions applies because the Project does not provide expansion of use to the existing facility. The Class 4 exemption applies because the Project involves minor alterations to land and water. The short term construction window and small construction area will not have a significant adverse effect on the environment or wildlife. There is no reasonable possibility that the Project will have a significant effect due to unusual circumstances. Project effects are not significant when considered cumulatively with other nearby projects.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020040276_Yolo Boat Ramp Project NOE   PDF 931 K

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