Upgrade Climate Control System - Summit Observatory (Visitor Center)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Upgrade Climate Control System - Summit Observatory (Visitor Center)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Upgrade existing climate control system to support air conditioning at the historic Summit Observatory (Visitor Center) in Mount Diablo State Park, to protect and preserve historical artifacts, protect public health, and improve visitor services. All electrical and plumbing will be routed through existing conduit and access holes: condenser units will be installed outside the building.

Contact Information
Shaelyn Raab Strattan
Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 445-8791


Contra Costa
Other Location Info
Mount Diablo State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1, 31; sec 15301, 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing public facilities and mechanical equipment, involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels. All work impacting the historic fabric or importance of the structure and its surroundings shall adhere to these restrictions and the requirements set forth by the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitation, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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