Ross Stewart Rip Rap (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLU-21963-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Ross Stewart Rip Rap (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLU-21963-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the placement of approximately 0.023-acres of clean, rock, rip rap along the shoreline of Lake Almanor and the installation of access stairs. The rock will be comprised of native volcanic material between 12 and 36-inch in diameter. This Agreement does not authorize harvesting rock from the Lake Almanor lakebed. The key trench will be dug to an average depth of 3-feet, with a slope of approximately 9-feet in length. The rip rap will be planted with a combination of live stakes of willows, alders, cottonwoods, and dogwoods. Permittee shall be responsible for monitoring soil condition and provide supplemental irrigation when Lake Almanor levels are too low to sustain the planting. The access stairs will be mounted using two (2), five-foot by five-foot cast in place cement foundations. The stairs will be constructed of aluminum and span up to 20-feet long, matching the slope of the rip rap.

Contact Information

Zach Kearns
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
1413 Lassen View Drive, City of Chester

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class (4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15304)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under a section 15304, class 4 exemption. The project consists of minor private alterations in the condition of land, which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk


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