El Capitan SB Water Tank Replacement

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
El Capitan SB Water Tank Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will replace an existing 200,000 gallon redwood water tank with a new 245,000 gallon tank that meets existing standards and resurface a secondary 30,000 gallon raw water tank. Associated waterlines and facilities within the site will need to be upgraded. As part of the project, overhanging branches will be trimmed from nearby trees, geotechnical borings and other investigative studies will be conducted, and temporary construction easements or right of entry permits may be required for project staging and utilities.

Contact Information

Tina Robinson
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
El Capitan State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated. A resource ecologist will ensure avoidance of significant impacts to natural resources. 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 (class 2) Project does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees but does require trimming of said trees over the existing structure & Temporary use of land having negligible or no permanent effects on the environment & Surface will be restored & Project does not result in the taking of endangered, rare, or threatened plant or animal species or significant erosion and sedimentation of surface water (class 4) Project may require temporary easements or right of entry permits (class 5) Project will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. (class 6)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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