Sir Francis Drake Boulevard North Frontage Landscape


SCH Number
Public Agency
Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD)
Document Title
Sir Francis Drake Boulevard North Frontage Landscape
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the proposed project is to replace and update the existing planting and irrigation between the existing sidewalk and fencing, which would provide privacy screening from adjacent residences and the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard corridor between La Cuesta Drive and El Portal Drive. The existing landscape area is approximately 3,400 square feet. The existing area includes soil, existing trees, and some low shrubs that were planted many years ago or are volunteers.

Contact Information

Kelly L Hyde
Agency Name
Marin County Open Space District
Job Title
Open Space Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, between La Cuesta and El Portal Drives

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302: Replacement or Reconstruction.
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the replacement of existing landscaping and irrigation where the new landscaping and irrigation will be located on the same site as the landscaping and irrigation being replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the landscaping and irrigation being replaced. The proposed project is not located on a hazardous waste site pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5. The project area is not located within an officially designated state scenic highway and nonetheless would not affect scenic resources including trees, historical buildings, rock outcroppings, or similar resources. Implementation of the proposed project would not result in a significant effect to the environment due to unusual circumstances; or change the significance of a historical resource.
County Clerk


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