Issuance of General Lease – Other – A4096

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Issuance of General Lease – Other – A4096
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Authorize issuance of a General Lease – Other to the Applicant beginning August 17, 2023, for a term of 5 years, to authorize the restoration and rehabilitation of the Smith River channel and backwater to improve wildlife and aquatic habitats.

Contact Information

Christine Day
Agency Name
State Lands Commission
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated Area
Del Norte
Smith River Estuary Backwater
Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the Smith River Estuary Backwater, adjacent to Assessor Parcel Number: 103-010-005, near the town of Smith River, Del Norte County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 33, Small Habitat Restoration Project (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15333)
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 5-year General Lease – Public Agency for the above-mentioned activities will only cause a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.


Notice of Exemption

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