Seismic Station Improvements, Auburn State Recreation Area


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Seismic Station Improvements, Auburn State Recreation Area
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Improve an existing seismic station within Auburn State Recreation Area (SRA) to provide remote digital access. The new construction will install a 4-foot by 4-foot concrete pad and install an 8-10 foot antenna on the pad. The antenna will be painted green to blend in with the environment. The U.S. Geological Survey is installing the improvements and operating the station through an agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, who owns the land within the SRA. the California Department of Parks and Recreation will review and approve the agreement.

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

Phone : (916) 988-0205


Other Location Info
Auburn State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, 5/Section 15303, 15305
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the installation of a minor improvement to an existing facility and DPR will be concurring with a right of entry/construction easement for the project and is included as "new construction or construction or conversion of small structures" and "issuance of easements and permits" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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