Bianchi Lake Restoration (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SLO-31942-R4)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
Bianchi Lake Restoration (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SLO-31942-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement Number EPIMS-SLO-31942-R4 pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 1602 for The Upper Salinas-Las Tables Resource Conservation District’s Bianchi Lake Restoration Project (Project). The Project involves activities related to the hydrological preservation of perennial Bianchi Lake, including the removal of accumulated sediment from the northeast corner of the pond, the installation of two drop pipe structures within upland headcuts, the installation of three rock-lined sections to arrest sediment loading, and the installation of a sediment trap at the base of the headcut system.

Contact Information

Megan Rooney
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Northern California
Other Location Info
The Project is located within and adjacent to an unnamed pond, described herein as Bianchi Lake; within the city of Cambria, County of San Luis Obispo; Section 30, Township 26 South, Range 9 East, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map Cambria; Coordinates 35.63768, -121.03730; Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 014-051-003.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Sec. 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has determined that the Project is categorically exempt from review under CEQA pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Article 19, Section 15333 Small Habitat Restoration projects. The Project falls within Section 15333 because the Project meets all of the following conditions: (a) the Project is not to exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife, (b) there would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat, pursuant to section 15065, (c) there are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed, and (d) the project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.


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