Geotechnical Testing for Cabin Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Geotechnical Testing for Cabin Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Perform geotechnical soil testing at Calaveras Big Trees State Park to determine subsurface soil conditions in preparation for installation of cabins. Work will use a backhoe or excavator to dig four (4) test pits up to 10 feet deep and one (1) "soil profile" test pit within the proposed new leach field. An 8" hollow-stem auger will be used to drill three (3) percolation boreholes within the area of the proposed leach field.

Contact Information
Brad Michalk
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
Northern Service Center One Capitol Mall, Ste. 410
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-8783


Other Location Info
Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration in the condition of land that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and basic date collection and resource evaluation activities that do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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