Tree Health Improvement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Tree Health Improvement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Replace existing sections of the asphalt parking lot in the Big Sur Lodge cabins parking area of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park with either decomposed granite or soil to improve health of three (3) nearby trees. Work will remove approximately 500 square feet of existing asphalt and replace with 270 square feet of decomposed granite for parking and 230 square feet of soil and mulch, filled to grade, with a river rock border to expand the open space around the trees, which will reduce tree stress and root compaction.

Contact Information

Jill Poudrette
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Monterey District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Other Information
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1,4; S: 15301,15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the maintenance or minor alteration of existing structures or facilities involving no expansion of use beyond current levels and the minor public alteration in the condition of land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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