Pygmy Forest Parking Lot Rehabilitation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Pygmy Forest Parking Lot Rehabilitation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Reconstruction of existing parking lot, entrance road, and encroachment at Pygmy Forest to enhance safety and improve access. Repair existing pavement and replace areas of combined gravel/AC surface with asphalt concrete. Stripe parking area; designate handicapped parking. Permanently remove asphalted left turn lane. Work to remain within existing footprint and drainage patterns to remain unchanged; ground disturbance will be confined to previously disturbed area along the encroachment join line with the County road. Three trees (Bishop Pines - two already dead) will be felled to comply with County of Mendocino sight distance requirements of enroachment permit and left on site. Understory vegetation will not be disturbed.

Contact Information

Shaelyn Raab Strattan
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location: Van Damme State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Project is the reconstruction of existing facilities on the same site, with substantially the same purpose and capacity as the previous facility.

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