Manning Creek Clear Lake Hitch Barrier Removal (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-39379-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Manning Creek Clear Lake Hitch Barrier Removal (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. LAK-39379-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the removal of an existing road crossing producing a fish passage barrier on Manning Creek. The section of road to be removed is approximately 20-feet long and 8-feet wide. The concrete road will be demolished with a John Deere 310C backhoe and 90-pound jack hammer. Material will be removed manually and with the backhoe and disposed of where it will not reenter Manning Creek.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Parcel #
Manning Creek, a tributary to Clear Lake
Other Location Info
700 Mathews Road, Lakeport, CA, 95453

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (4, 7 and 8); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15304, 15307, 15308)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 because the project is a minor alteration to the condition of land and does not involve the removal of any mature or scenic trees. Class 7 and 8 because the project consists of a restoration and enhancement action taken by a regulatory agency to assure the protection of the environment and a natural resource where the regulatory process involves procedures for the protection of the environment.
County Clerk


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