SBCFCD – February 2024: Emergency Flood Control Facility Repairs- Lemon Basin, Patton Basin, Lynwood Basins, and Twin Creek Channel.


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Bernardino Flood Control District
Document Title
SBCFCD – February 2024: Emergency Flood Control Facility Repairs- Lemon Basin, Patton Basin, Lynwood Basins, and Twin Creek Channel.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Heavy rainfall in February 2024, resulted in significant flooding, and sediment, rock and debris deposition and scour, damaging flood control facilities, drainages, and culverts, resulting in an imminent threat to life and property. Local and State Emergency Proclamations have been issued for San Bernardino County. Emergency repair work includes, but is not limited to, removal of sediment, rock and debris for public safety purposes and repairs/replacements of damage flood control facilities and appurtenant structures.

Contact Information

Arlene B. Chun
Agency Name
San Bernardino Flood Control District
Job Title
Engineering Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
County-maintained basins and channel within the city of San Bernardino. Lemon Basin is located south of Foothill Drive, north of Marshall Blvd to the east of Sterling Avenue. Patton Basin is located between Rockford Avenue and Victoria Avenue, north of Highland Avenue. Lynwood Basin #1 is located north of Lynwood Drive at the intersection of Harrison Street and Marshall Avenue. Lynwood Basin #3 & #4 are south of Interstate 210 between Cedar Street and San Gabriel Street. The affected reach of Twin Creek Channel is between Waterman Avenue and Interstate 215, south of Mill Street to the Santa Ana River.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(3); 15269(a)(b)(c)(d)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15269(a) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines allows for emergency repairs to an area in which a State of Emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor. Governor Newsom declared a State of Emergency on February 5, 2024. Section 15269(b) allows for emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned facilities to maintain service essential to public health, safety, or welfare. Section 15269 (c) allows for specific actions taken to mitigate for an emergency, and Section 15269 (d) authorizes emergency work on existing highways damaged by flooding and landslides.
County Clerk
San Bernardino


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