Beacon Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Beacon Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install the historic beacon on top of the Summit Museum in Mount Diablo State Park to complete the beacon rehabilitiation. Work will weatherproof the building connection points and the beacon base to eliminate leaks; replace the roof hatch with a lightweight version; relocate antennae and remove instrument cables and sidewall to eliminate leads; replace sidewall with new to match design and material; improve detailing around housing to eliminate water infiltration. Additional work will install a webcam to improve security and visitior services and wall-mount an 18"x18" museum plaque to describe the significance of the beacon.

Contact Information

Patricia Du Mont
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Other Location Info
Mt. Diablo State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, 15331 - Class 2 & 31
Reasons for Exemption
Replacement of existing structures where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced and the limited maintenance and rehabilitation 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.

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