Roundhouse Electrical Upgrade


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Roundhouse Electrical Upgrade
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Upgrade the existing electrical system in the historic roundhouse building at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park to conform with current electrical codes. Replace old electrical wires in electrical metal conduits and install approximately 800 linear feet of new condults with new electrical wires. Abandon outdated fuse boxes in place to maintain historic integrity and install two new circuit boxes. Paint conduits and encase circuit boxes in weathered wood planks so that this equipment blends in with the features of this historic roundhouse building.

Contact Information
Robert Baxter
California Department of Parks and Recreation
One Capital Mall, Suite 510
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 323-7272



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C. 1&31 Sec. 15301,15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists repair and minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of use beyond the existing at the time of the lead agency's determination, and the maintenance and repair of an historic resource 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; included as "utility repairs or minor upgrades" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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