Wright Hill Ranch NOE


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District
Document Title
Wright Hill Ranch NOE
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (District) is proposing to transfer the Wright Hill Ranch Open Space Preserve to the County of Sonoma. As a result of the transfer, the District will accept a conservation easement and recreation covenant over the property and will provide funding to the County of Sonoma for operation and maintenance of the property and to plan for and develop initial public access improvements, for which a future master plan and CEQA analysis will be completed.

Contact Information

Louisa Morris
Agency Name
Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Responsible Agency


Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA
Total Acres
Parcel #
101-150-005, 101-150-006
State Highways
Highway 1

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
pursuant to Section 21080.28
Reasons for Exemption
The District's transfer of the property and acceptance of the conservation easement and recreation covenant are exempt from CEQA because the purpose of the transaction is to preserve the natural condition of the property including plant and animal habitats; restoration of natural conditions including plant and animal habitats; for continuing agricultural use of the land; prevention of encroachment of development into flood plains; preservation of historical resources; and preservation of open space or lands for park purposes.
County Clerk


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