Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Upgrades to Existing Cabins and Restrooms
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Upgrade +/- 14 cabins and 1 restroom/shower building in the Little Basin Property area of Big Basin Redwoods State Park to provide a year round camping experience for park visitors. Mechanically excavate 6 trenches approximately 175 ft long, 3 ft deep and 1 ft. wide to install underground electrical power lines. All trenching will be done within the footprint of existing road alignments and within developed areas of the cabin and campground area of Little Basin. Replace 36 screen windows with new dual pane windows; add insulation and electrical and heating systems to the existing 14 cabins and 1 restroom / shower structure. No trees and minimal vegetation will be cut or disturbed.
Repair, maintenance, and minor alteration of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination and is included as "Utility repairs or minor upgrades" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4, and minor alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes.