Electrical Upgrade of Buildings in Historic Business Core


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Electrical Upgrade of Buildings in Historic Business Core
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Upgrade and renovate existing electrical service in the historic business core of Columbia State Historic Park to support current and projected demands (e.g., lighting, climate control, security, equipment use). Electrical conduits will be installed into and around existing structures and five electrical panel sheds of a compatible historic design will be added to non-public exterior locations. Conduits will enter buildings through existing locations and service cables will be placed in existing conduit or in trenches following the original service footprint. A DPR-qualified archaeologist will monitor all ground-disturbing activities.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Columbia State Historic 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 repair and minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, and topographical features, involving negligible expansion beyond current level of use. Because most buildings affected by this project have been judged historically significant in their own right or contribute to the historic landscape, all work impacting the historic fabric or significance of the historic resource and its surroundings will adhere ot the requirements set forth in the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer and the California Historic Building Code.

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