Ormond Beach Restoration and Public Access Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Ormond Beach Restoration and Public Access Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will enhance or restore a broad mosaic of native coastal dune, wetland, and upland habitats in a 650-acre area benefiting over 200 migratory bird species along the Pacific Flyaway and 16 federal and state Species of Concern or Fully Protected Species. The project includes improvements to public access that will better support habitat restoration and reduce disturbance to sensitive species.

Contact Information

Megan Cooper
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Job Title
Regional Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Total Acres
Other Location Info
Along a section of coast extending from Port Hueneme south to the northwestern boundary of Point Mugu Naval Air Station

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Statutory Exemption for Restoration Projects, PRC § 21080.56
Reasons for Exemption
Pursuant to Department of Fish and Wildlife concurrence, the project 1) is exclusively to conserve, restore, protect, or enhance, and assist in the recovery of California native fish and wildlife, and the habitat upon which they depend, and will restore or provide habitat for California native fish and wildlife; 2) has public benefits incidental to the project’s fundamental purpose; 3) will result in long-term net benefits to climate resiliency, biodiversity, and sensitive species recovery; and includes procedures and ongoing management for the protection of the environment; and 4) construction activities are solely related to habitat restoration.
County Clerk


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