Racine Reinforcement of Failing Retaining Wall (Lakebed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-35071-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Racine Reinforcement of Failing Retaining Wall (Lakebed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-35071-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the reinforcement of an approximately 410-foot-long sheet pile seawall. The seawall reinforcement will be constructed from engineered stacking concrete blocks reinforced with fiberglass rebar and concrete, placed on a foundation comprised of a beam, set on top of concrete footings. Approximately 55, 8-inch by 24-inch footings will be placed along the 410 feet of lakeshore. An approximate 12-inch by 12-inch reinforced concrete beam will be poured on top of the footings. The area around the beam may, in some cases, be excavated so that top of beam is at ground level. The height of the seawall reinforcement will be a minimum of 11.5 ft Rumsey. Wall heights will vary from approximately 4 to 11.5 feet following existing topography.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Parcel #
044-551- 010-000
Clear Lake
Other Location Info
2500 Reeves Lane, Lakeport

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 1 and 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301 and 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 because the repair and maintenance involves negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. Class 4 because the project is a minor alteration to Clear Lake and does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk


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