Issuance of a General Lease - Dredging – Lease 6921


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Issuance of a General Lease - Dredging – Lease 6921
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Authorize issuance of a General Lease – Dredging beginning June 23, 2022, for a term of 10 years, to maintenance dredge a maximum of 8,000 cy of sediment from Novato Creek at Bel Marin Keys, near Novato.

Contact Information

Christopher Huitt
Agency Name
California State Lands Commission
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area
Novato Creek
Other Location Info
Bel Marin Keys
Other Information
Sovereign land in Novato Creek at Bel Marin Keys.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 4, MINOR ALTERATIONS TO LAND (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 10-year General Lease – Dredging for the above-mentioned activity will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption(s) apply(ies).


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