Land’s End HOA Desilting (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-23935-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Land’s End HOA Desilting (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-23935-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to sediment and invasive aquatic plant removal in the channel and coastline of Land’s End. Approximately 2,500 cubic yards of decayed plant material, sediment, and invasive aquatic plants will be removed from the dry canal. Sediment removal will be accomplished using hand tools, an excavator, and a bobcat. Access to the canal will be done through existing unvegetated access points. To protect the state-listed threatened Clear Lake hitch, the work period for sediment removal will be confined to periods when the water level in Clear Lake is below a Rumsey Gauge height of 3.5 feet (1321.8 National Geodetic Vertical Datum). Work will not be conducted if water present in the work area is connected to the lake, or if the water is flowing. Removed material will be dried and stored where it cannot re-enter Clear Lake. Dump trucks will be used to transport the removed material to the landfill.

Contact Information

Zach Kearns
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California

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 from CEQA under section 15304 because it involves maintenance dredging where the spoil is deposited in a spoil area authorized by all applicable state and federal agencies and involves minor alterations to land that does not involve the removal of mature, healthy, or scenic trees
County Clerk


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