City of Pacifica Routine Maintenance (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMSSMO-23355-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
City of Pacifica Routine Maintenance (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMSSMO-23355-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Routine maintenance authorized under this Agreement will be limited to the following activities: 1.) San Pedro Creek: The creek will be walked once a year within the first two weeks of October. Hand removal of fallen vegetation, trash and debris will take place. Hand removal of debris from the fish ladder one mile upstream of Highway One and below Adobe Road. 2.) Crespi Canal: Maintenance will occur once a year. Maintenance includes the removal of trash, debris, and fallen vegetation by hand. 3.) Rockaway Creek: Maintenance includes hand removal of debris and trash that constricts flows at the headwalls of storm drains throughout the creek. 4.) Vallemar (Calera) Creek: Maintenance includes the removal of fallen vegetation, debris, and trash once a year using hand tools within the creek. 5.) Big Inch Creek: Maintenance includes walking the creek once a year when the creek is dry and removing trash and debris within the creek and specifically hand clearing storm drain headwalls of debris. 6.) Milagra Creek: Maintenance includes hand removal of trash and debris from storm drain headwalls.

Contact Information

Will Kanz, Environmental Scientist
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The Project sites are located in the City of Pacifica, San Mateo County, State of California. Routine maintenance Project activities will be conducted in six mainstem streams within the City of Pacifica, including: San Pedro Creek, Crespi Canal, Rockaway Creek, Vellemar (Calera) Creek, Big Inch Creek, Milagra Creek.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves the routine maintenance of an existing public facilities and includes minor alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk
San Mateo


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