Calimesa Lakes Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Yucaipa Valley Water District
Document Title
Calimesa Lakes Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Yucaipa Valley Water District proposes the construction of an approximately one-acre lake/infiltration basin located within the Oak Valley Town Center commercial development, located east of Interstate 10 (I-10) and north of Engleman Drive. This development has been approved by the City of Calimesa but has not yet been constructed. The Project is bounded to the west by the northwestern foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, to the south by a drainage, to the east by Roberts Road, and to the north by undeveloped land. Rough grading of the basin will be conducted by the Specific Plan under a separate EIR. The District will install the basin and equipment.

Contact Information

Jennifer Ares
Agency Name
Yucaipa Valley Water District
Job Title
Water Resource Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Other Location Info
East of I-10 and north of Engleman Drive

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3(d), Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures; or the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made in the exterior of the structure. The Project involves building an infiltration basin which falls into a water main, sewage, electrical, gas, or other utility extension exemption category.
County Clerk


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