Ka Xiong Culvert Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Ka Xiong Culvert Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-TRI-22038-R1I, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Ka Xiong. The project has been proposed to remediate violations connected to cannabis cultivation. The project is direct replacement of a misaligned 24-inch culvert that was initially built without authorization approximately 6 years ago. The crossing is adequately sized for the drainage, but the pipe was not set at grade or aligned with the channel at the outlet. The new culvert will align as close as possible to the existing stream gradient and shall extend beyond fill slope at the inlet and outlet.

Contact Information

Katherine Blanchard
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
151 Philpot Court
Parcel #
Unnamed Tributary to Philpot Creek
Other Location Info
Post Mountain Subdivision

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Reconstruction of existing structures where the new culvert will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have the same purpose and capacity. The project is necessary to protect the environment by eliminating the present and potential adverse impacts to the stream.

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 8, section 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Actions taken by regulatory agencies to assure the maintenance and restoration or protection of the environment where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment.


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