Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Upgrade Accessibilty and Replace Comfort Station
NOE - Notice of Exemption
North Beach Day Use Area: Construct new ADA-compliant comfort station (CS), replacing existing non-historic restroom building. Demolish existing CS; construct new CS on footprint of existing building, with stall doors facing north/south. Upgrade electrical service; install 2 new accessible free-standing rinsing showers and hi-lo drinking fountain; modify existing accessible parking and improve parking surface; replace existing telephone with accessible model.
Campfire Center: Level, stripe and sign ADA parking area as necessary; replace drinking fountain and French drain, install concrete ramp and ADA path to connect parking with stage, seating, and drinking fountain. Create 4 wheelchair seating spaces.
Camping: Install accessible tables and fire rings in 2 additional campsites; modify a water station for accessibility.
Campground Restroom: Modify parking surface and striping to meet ADA standards; replace sign posts as needed; add concrete sidewalk to pay phones at Restroom #4; replace benches with accessible model.
Group Camp: Modify route from parking area to restroom to meet less than or equal to 8 percent slope requirement; level worn tent pads; install accessible sink; level surface in and around Ramada.
Park Store: Level existing parking for ADA compliance.
South Day Use Area: Strip and sign 8 ADA compliant parking spaces; dig post holes for signs as needed; improve route to trash containers for accessibility; install safety curb along route to beach; add grab bars to outdoor shower; replace drinking fountain and benches with accessible models. Lower display to ADA-compliant height.
Project will improve public safety and visitor access while supporting continued use and maintenance of the park unit.
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing facilities, involving negligible expansion beyond current use, replacement of existing structure where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, and new construction fo a small structure; consistent with "modifications of existing facilities for handicap access" and "replacement or reconstruction of existing structures" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.