Vallecitos Water District Outfall and Emergency Bypass Pipeline Project - Phase I


SCH Number
Public Agency
Vallecitos Water District
Document Title
Vallecitos Water District Outfall and Emergency Bypass Pipeline Project - Phase I
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of the relining of approximately 3,080 feet of sewer pipeline within an existing easement and access road that is developed/disturbed and either devoid of vegetation or dominated by non-native invasive species. Access pits to expose the pipeline for relining would be in paved and dirt roads. The purpose of the project is to extend the life and reliability of the sewer pipeline and the beneficiaries would be the Vallecitos Water District's customers.

Contact Information

Ryan Morgan
Agency Name
Vallecitos Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


San Marcos
San Diego
Total Acres
3,080 feet

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(c) Existing Facilities; 15282(k) Pipeline Maintenance
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed improvements would be exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15301 (c), Existing Facilities, of the California Code of Regulations Title 14, Chapter 3, based on the minimal potential impacts identified. This exemption includes minor alterations involving negligible expansion of use beyond that previously existing. The project would also qualify for a Statutory Exemption per Section 15282(k) for the installation, maintenance, repair, restoration, removal, or demolition of an existing pipeline, as long as the project does not exceed one mile in length. In addition, the project would not result in any significant impacts to biological or cultural resources, per the attached biological and cultural resources letter reports.
County Clerk
San Diego


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