General Lease – Dredging – Lease 7466


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
General Lease – Dredging – Lease 7466
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Authorize issuance of a General Lease – Dredging to the Applicant beginning June 5, 2023, for a term of 10 years, to dredge a maximum of 7,500 cy of sediment annually from the Carquinez Strait at the entrance channel to the Benicia Marina, Benicia.

Contact Information

Christopher Huitt
Agency Name
CA State Lands Commission
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the Carquinez Strait at the outer channel to the Benicia Marina.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 4, MINOR ALTERATIONS TO LAND (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15304, subd. (g))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 10-year General Lease – Dredging for the above-mentioned activity will cause only 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.


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