General Lease – Dredging – Lease 8551


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
General Lease – Dredging – Lease 8551
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Authorize issuance of a General Lease - Dredging beginning August 17, 2023, for a term of 10 years, to maintenance dredge a maximum of 25,000 cubic yards (cy) of sediment over the duration of the lease from the Carquinez Strait at the Marathon Avon Marine Oil Terminal, near Martinez.

Contact Information

Sarah Mongano
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Northern California
Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the Carquinez Strait at Marathon Avon Marine Oil Terminal, near the city of Martinez, Contra Costa County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 4, MINOR ALTERATIONS TO LAND (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15304)
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.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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