Routine Maintenance of Nevada County Roadways (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. NEV-30006-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Routine Maintenance of Nevada County Roadways (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. NEV-30006-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project includes the routine maintenance work performed regularly on bridges and culverts within steam zones on Nevada County roadways. Routine maintenance work includes removing debris, sediment, vegetation, rubbish, downed trees and other material that could obstruct the natural flow, vegetation control in channels or banks, repair of previous erosion control, minor erosion control, minor bridge repair, bridge washing and painting, culvert repair, graffiti removal, and geotechnical sampling.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Other Location Info
covers bridges and box culverts within Nevada County waterways.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (1); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301, 15304 & 15333)
Reasons for Exemption
This project is class 1 exempt because it consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. This project is class 4 exempt because it includes minor alterations to land that does not involve the removal of health, mature, or scenic trees. This project is class 33 exempt because it includes stream bank stabilization with native vegetation or other bioengineering techniques, the primary purpose of which is to reduce or eliminate erosion and sedimentation.
County Clerk


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