Cove Borrow Pit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
Cove Borrow Pit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Nancy Sansonetti
Present Land Use
Lucerne Valley/Agriculture - 40 Acre Minimum (LV/AG-40)

Document Description
San Bernardino County, DPW is submitting an application for a Mine Reclamation Plan for the Cove Borrow Pit. The purpose of this application is to permit Cove Borrow Pit on approximately 36 acres for a 100-year period to provide general fill material for various DPW Sites for annual maintenance and/or emergencies. DPW is proposing to mine 14.7 acres on the mostly undisturbed hillside slopes in the southwest portions of the site to annually remove up to 1,000 cy. The reclaimed end use of the Project Site is proposed to be a DPW material maintenance and storage yard.

Contact Information
Steven Valdez
San Bernardino County
385 N. Arrowhead Avenue, First Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92415

Phone : (909) 387-4421


Lucerne Valley
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
South of Cove Road between Banta Road and Baker Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
0464-171-01 ; 0452-041-64; 0451-022-04

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Construction Material)
Local Action
Use Permit SMP
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water


Environmental Document
Cove Borrow Pit Initial Study June 2020   PDF 9923 K Cove NOA-NOI   PDF 24 K Cove Summary Form   PDF 158 K Summary Form   PDF 97 K
NOC   PDF 1347 K

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