Cottonwood Creek Basin Routine Maintenance Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2021-0004-R5)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
Cottonwood Creek Basin Routine Maintenance Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2021-0004-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2021-0004-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to City of Encinitas. The project is limited to periodic maintenance of an entire concrete-lined detention basin. The basin is 0.37 acres and was constructed in 2003 under Streambed Alteration Agreement #R5-2002-0028. Maintenance will be performed on a routine basis (annually or as needed to reduce flood risk). Project activities include the removal of vegetation and sediment using an excavator, dozer, backhoe/bobcat, dump trucks, and/or hand tools, including shovels.

Contact Information

Kelly Fisher
Agency Name
Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
See below "Other Location Info."
Other Location Info
The project is located within a constructed sedimentation basin in Cottonwood Creek, north of Encinitas Boulevard between South Vulcan Avenue and Interstate 5, in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 1 Existing Facilities; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the routine maintenance of a public constructed basin. This project will not result in expansion of use of the basin.
County Clerk
San Diego


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