Buckeye Creek Channel Maintenance Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No.1600-2020- 0282-R3


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Buckeye Creek Channel Maintenance Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No.1600-2020- 0282-R3
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project is limited to sediment removal from the creek bed at 2 culvert crossings, and vegetation removal. Maintenance Area 1 is located upstream of the box culvert. Maintenance Area 2 is located downstream of the box culvert. Maintenance Area 3 is located upstream of the culvert crossing. Up to 100 cubic yards (approximately 33.3 cubic yards per location) will be removed annually. Removed sediment will be disposed of outside of the riparian area.

Contact Information

Kristen Garrison, Environmental Scientist
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The Project is located on Buckeye Creek in Foothills Park, in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, 94304. The coordinates for the box culvert are 37°21'53.38" N latitude and 122°11’36.00"W longitude and the coordinates for the culvert crossing are 37°21'56.54" N latitude and 122°11’41.21" W longitude (NAD 83 or WGS 84). The Assessor’s Parcel Number for both culverts is 182-46-006.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project is maintenance of public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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