953 Lakeview Seawall Reconstruction (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. ELD-36748-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
953 Lakeview Seawall Reconstruction (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. ELD-36748-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of replacement of an existing, failed concrete wall and concrete pad wall to prevent shoreline degradation with a new sheet pile wall and is limited to the following activities: 1) Placement of a double row turbidity curtain within Lake Tahoe and surrounding the project area. 2) Removal of the existing, failing, concrete wall and concrete pad. 3) Placement of a new, approximately one hundred (100) foot long sheet pile wall along the shoreline at a point behind all City of South Lake Tahoe public access right-of-way using a barge mounted vibrating hammer pile driver. 4) Placement of permeable pavers behind and along the top of the new sheet pile retaining wall. All equipment and supplies will be brought to the site and stored on a barge or using an amphibious vehicle entering the water at a nearby boat launch facility. The sheet pilings will be driven using a vibrating hammer mounted on equipment on the barge. All of the failed concrete wall, concrete patio pad and other debris resulting from the project will be removed from the site via the barge.

Contact Information

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


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Northern California
Lake Tahoe
Other Information
953 Lakeview Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (2, 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15302, 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2 because the seawall is being reconstructed within nearly the same footprint as the existing structure that is failing. Class 4 because the replacement of the failing structure is a minor alteration to the land and does not involve the removal of any healthy, mature scenic trees.
County Clerk
El Dorado


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