Caliente Creek Flood Mitigation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021050155
Public Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Caliente Creek Flood Mitigation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/7/2021
Document Description
The project consists of implementation of stormwater flood mitigation activities, such as removing levees and regrading eroded channels to reduce flow velocities, uniformly spread out flood waters, increase deposition of silt, and improve percolation to the groundwater table, thereby improving habitat values and protecting downstream facilities and disadvantaged communities.

Contact Information

Name
Alexa Kolosky
Agency Name
Kern County Public Works Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Zip
93307
Other Location Info
Caliente Creek, from south-southwest of Hwy 58 to intersection of Bena Rd and General Beale Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
15183
Reasons for Exemption
The project is consistent with the development density and use characteristics considered by the Kern County general plan environmental impact report and zoning and floodplain ordinances, and accordingly, pursuant to section 15183 of CEQA guidelines, does not require further environmental review. Section 15183 provides that projects which are consistent with the development density established by a general plan or zoning for which an EIR has been certified shall not require additional environmental review, except as might be necessary to examine whether there are project-specific effects which are peculiar to the project or its site. Project-specific minimization and avoidance measures will be undertaken as part of this project as necessary through compliance with water resources and streambed alteration permit requirements.
County Clerk
Kern

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