Willow Creek Watercourse Crossing Project (Amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0270-R4)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
Willow Creek Watercourse Crossing Project (Amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0270-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed an amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0270-R4, issued to Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The Project includes maintenance activities to repair and reinforce erosional damage upstream of the existing culverts within Willow Creek to improve the long-term stability and condition of the access road to the Cayucos- Cambria 70kV transmission line. The Agreement is amended to change the avoidance and minimization measures for the California red-legged frog to allow for the capture, handling, relocation, and monitoring activities as allowed by Biological Opinion 08EVEN00-2018-F-0327.

Contact Information

Heather Rodriguez
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Central Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
The Project is located on privately owned land (parcel 073-093-011) on 1155 Montecito Road, Cayucos, California, 93430, within Willow Creek, approximately 1 mile east of the town of Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, California; Township 29 South, Range 10 East, Section 2 and Township 28 South, Range 10 East, Section 35, United States Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5 Minute Quad Maps Moro Bay North and Cayucos, MDB&M

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
The Project includes maintenance of an existing facility required for utility access. The Project will not result in an expansion of use and will not have significant environmental impacts if it is completed under the protective features of Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0270-R4.


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