Lake Forest Boat Ramp Maintenance Dredging (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLA-35857-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Lake Forest Boat Ramp Maintenance Dredging (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLA-35857-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of maintenance dredging to remove approximately two hundred (200) cubic yards (cy) of accumulated sand and sediment over approximately one thousand two hundred and five (1,205) square feet of lakebed within the Lake Forest Boat Launch Facility, to allow for safe passage of vessels into and exiting the facility and is limited to the following activities: 1) Installation of a turbidity curtain surrounding the area to be dredged. 2) Use of a barge mounted excavator with a clam-shell bucket to remove accumulated sediments from within the boat launch facility. 3) Placement of dredged sediments on a paved portion of the facility to allow for dewatering prior to transport and disposal. 4) Transportation of excavated sediments via covered dump trucks to approved disposal site outside of the Tahoe Basin. The majority of the work will be conducted via barge mounted equipment and the excavated sediments will be transported by a temporary conveyor on the boat launch ramp to a paved area within the facility where they will be allowed to dewater and subsequently transported offsite.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Lake Tahoe
Other Location Info
2500 Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City, CA, 96145

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (1, 4g); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301, 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 because this project involves conducting dredging operations necessary for maintaining an existing marina and boat access to the marina. Class 4 because it is a minor alteration to the current conditions of the lakebed through maintenance dredging with the spoils to be deposited in a spoil area authorized by all applicable state and federal regulatory agencies.
County Clerk


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