City of Petaluma Maintenance Dredging (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020- 0016-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
City of Petaluma Maintenance Dredging (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020- 0016-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0016-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to City of Petaluma. The project is limited to the dredging of sediment from the Petaluma Marina and the Petaluma River Federal Navigation Channel and Turning Basin. Routine dredging episodes will occur over 5 years and will encompass the entire footprint of the Petaluma Marina and selected areas of the Federal Channel and Turning Basin as needed. It is estimated that up to 120,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the 7.2-acre marina during the first dredging episode. This project includes up to five dredge episodes, for a maximum a total of 350,000 cubic yards of sediment to be removed.

Contact Information

James Hansen
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
781 Baywood Drive
Petaluma River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class (1); California Code of Regulations, title 14, section (15301)
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of maintenance of an existing facility.


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