Pulgas Creek Bank Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SON-21106-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Pulgas Creek Bank Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SON-21106-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. EPIMS-SMO-21106-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Damian Handisides. The Project is limited to the removal of existing retaining walls and stabilizing steep eroded streambanks within Pulgas Creek. Work will include building a new 54-foot long steel post and Douglas fir lagging retaining wall, armoring the toe of streambank with keyed-in boulders, and grading steep eroded streambanks to shallower contours.

Contact Information

WIll Kanz
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Information
The Pulgas Creek Bank Stabilization Project (Project) is located at 2156 Carmelita Drive, in San Mateo County, California. The site is at latitude: 37.50183, longitude: -122.27314; APN(s): 049-351-160. Pulgas Creek is a tributary to Smith Slough.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 & 2; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section (15301 & 15302)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project consists of 1) repair and minor alteration of existing private structure or topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use and 2) replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.
County Clerk
San Mateo


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