Vine Hill Road Culvert (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SCR-22858-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Vine Hill Road Culvert (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SCR-22858-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-SCR-22858-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Richard Vantrood. The project involves the installation of a 36-inch diameter by 30-foot long, high density polyethylene (HDPE) culvert underneath an access road on the property. The project will require the excavation of 10 cubic yards of native material and non-native material including concrete pieces, brick, and other materials from the stream channel. Equipment to be used for the project includes a backhoe and small compactor.

Contact Information

Serena Stumpf
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The project is located at an unnamed tributary to Branciforte Creek, at 500 Vine Hill Road, Santa Cruz, 95065, in the County of Santa Cruz, State of California; Latitude 37.06028, Longitude -121.98120; Assessor’s Parcel Number 100-851-49.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk
Santa Cruz


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