Hearst Castle Nepture Pool Soil Borings


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Hearst Castle Nepture Pool Soil Borings
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Excavate a series of soil borings to determine the type and quality of the soil located around the Neptune Pool at Hearst San Simeon State Historic Monument. The test hole borings will be located and drilled on the paved and landscaped area around the Neptune Pool or off the pavement, on the shoulder of the road near the boiler. Work will mechanically excavate approximately 12 - up to 6" diameter borings to a maximum 25 feet in depth and manually excavate 3 borings (1 at the NW corner of the hardscape of the pool, 1 each in the north and south terraced area of the pool) to 10 feet maximum. All borings will be filled with cement slurry.

Contact Information

Brad Michalk
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Hearst San Simeon State Historic Monument

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 06, 31 - Class 4, 6, & 31
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees and basic data collection, the maintenance preservation and conservation of historical resources, in a manner consistent with the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource; included as "soil and structural engineering test" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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