Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Jack London Cottage Repair
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Repair wood pecker damage to Jack London Cottage at Jack London State Historic Park preserve the historic building and prevent wood peckers form continuing damage. Install bird netting to the roof eaves of the cottage using staples and roof shingle extenders to limit alterations to the historic structure. Apply chemical bird repellent to low corner boards that have sustained wood pecker damage and other parts of the cottage. Plug wood pecker holes, replace window and corner board trim, and replace damaged upper attic trim boards with cement trim boards. Install steel metal sheathing in back of corner boards to prevent damage to structure. Paint new wood trim to match existing trim color.
Project consists of the maintenance, repair, and preservation 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, and is included as "activities affecting historic resources, consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4.