Merrill Hall Roof Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Merrill Hall Roof Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Repair/restore failing roof of historic Merrill Hall at Asilomar State Beach to protect building from further water damage and improve structural integrity. Replace failing asphalt shingles with fire-rated wood shingles; repair deteriorated wood roof and window components with application of an epoxy system; replace flashing where necessary; replace non-contributing gutters with new copper gutters, downspouts, and associated drains. Remove damaged structural support trusses, reinforce with steel, then reinsert. Install roof diaphragm to increase seismic stability of structure. Project protects public safety and cultural resources and supports continued use and maintenance.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Asilomar State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
31, 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of maintenance, repair, and restoration of historical resources, in a manner consistent with 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.

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