Observatory Area Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Observatory Area Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Level areas for setting up visitors' telescopes and create additional parking. Harden surface for improved ADA access. Install low level lighting for visitor's safety. Construct retaining walls and steps of concrete masonry units. Install handrails along retaining walls where required. Improve an existing driveway with aggregate base rock and grading to provide controlled drainage. Construct a screen fence between the public use area and the existing ranger residence. Three non-native pines trees will be removed to improve sky viewing.

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

Phone : (916) 445-8789


Monterey San Benito

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Section 15303
Reasons for Exemption
The project is the construction of appurtenant structures to the existing observatory area.

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