Geotechnical Testing for Miscellaneous Access Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Geotechnical Testing for Miscellaneous Access Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Perform geotechnical soil testing at Seacliff State Beach to determine subsurface soil conditions under and around an existing beach access ramp in preparation for accessibility upgrades. Work will use hollow stem augers to bore three (3) 20 foot borings and one (1) 40-foot boring. The 20-foot borings will be back-filled with excavated materials and the 40-foot boring will be backfilled with neat cement grout. Excavated soils from the 40-foot boring will be contained in 55-gallon drums to be disposed of offsite.

Contact Information

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


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Seacliff State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 4, & 6 - Class 1, 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations of existing public structures and facilites involving negligible expansion of use beyond current; the minor alteration in condition of land that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and basic data collection and resource evaluation activities that do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, included as "Soil and structural engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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