Gaviota Easement Access Road Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Gaviota Easement Access Road Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Grade new road alignment for destroyed access-road used by multiple easement holders. The road was destroyed in 2016 when the DOT began work on a US 101 realignment project, under an ROE with DPR, pending a transfer of jurisdiction for 4.2 acres of Gaviota State Park. The original access road predates DPR ownership of the property and was transferred to DPR in 1967. The deed came with an encumbrance for a 30 ft wide right of way for a Southern CA gas pipeline which was already in place. The easement language sites specific use of the access road for pipeline maintenance, as well as a guarantee access will not be lost. Access to pipelines is paramount for emergency response to ruptures and leaks as well as fire clearance requirements. DPR approved standard project requirement have been incorporated into this project. A copy of these requirements may be obtained by submitting a request to the project environmental coordinator.

Contact Information

Nat Cox
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
Gaviota State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269b, c
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with 15260. If the project is implemented as indicated within the project description including conditions provided by CDPR specialists. Emergency repairs to publically owned facility necessary to maintain service essential to public health, safety or welfare. Constitute emergency repairs to service facilities necessary to maintain service essential to public health, safety or welfare.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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