Benbow Day Use Dirt Mound Removal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Benbow Day Use Dirt Mound Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Remove dirt mound in Benbow Day Use Area at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area to reestablish the original topograhic elevation, facilitate a better viewing area, and increase visitor safety. The mound, constitutes approximately 200 cubic yards, measures approximately 3 feet higher than the base. The mound runs on the base from front to back for approximately 50', and on the top for approximately 40'. Work will remove 5,400 square feet of the mound with heavy equipment Hardwood stage will be protected from damage by heavy equipment.

Contact Information
John E. Harris
California Department of Parks and Recreation
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95520-2006

Phone : 707 445-6547 x19


Other Location Info
Benbow Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, 15304 - Class 2, 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the smae propose and capacity as the structure replaced; consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation, which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes.

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