Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Improve the existing unpaved, ungraded parking and snowmobile uploading area next to Highway 4 in Bear Valley in Stanislaus National Forest to formalize the area that is currently being used as a parking and staging area for users to unload equipment and access the Silvertip Campground Road.
* Site work will -
Relocate a 12" culvert approximately 5' south of its current location, balusters at the entrance to Campground Road and boulders to the sidewalk.
* Parking Lot/Staging Area work will -
* fill and raise the parking lot grade approximately 2" and level with the highway
* Construct an approximately 250' x 70' parking lot with 8" aggregate and 3" of asphalt
* Construct a 15' sidewalk to connect to the restroom and ranger station
Project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities and the minor public alteration in the condition of land and/or vegetation that does not invovle the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and is included as "small parking lots" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's lsit of exempt activities in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.