Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Conduct geotechnical investigations at the site of the damaged pier in Gaviota State Park to identify soil conditions and guide design and reconstruction efforts. A rolling drill rig will be placed on the pier deck and an 8" mud rotary drill bit will be lowered into the water to bring soil samples up to the surface for analysis. Soil samples will be collected in a holding tank.
The project consists of the minor alteration in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; awnd basic data collection which does not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, included as "Soils and structural engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exemtp activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.