Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Carpinteria Walking Path
NOE - Notice of Exemption
This project will develop a 145' long by 4' wide pathway that connects an existing paved walkway to a cement pad containing newspaper stands in the developed area of Carpinteria State Beach. The finished project will provide a safe ADA compliant path for accessing the newspaper stands and will also connect existing ADA compliant pathways. The improvements will include the installation of a compacted decomposed granite (D.G.) tread surface for the length of the 145 feet, which will be 4' wide to comply with ADA standards. An existing speed limit sign will need to be moved to accommodate the pathway. DPR standard project requirements have been incorporated into this project and can be obtained by contacting the environmental coordinator.
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA §15300.2. If the project is implemented a indicated within the project description including conditions provided by specialists, then it is exempt under CEQA§15304 - Minor Alterations to Land. The action falls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA § 15300.4 as outlined in the Department of Operations Manual. Chapter 0600:
"Trail construction or realignment" (Class4, Section 15304).