Taber Nature Trail Vault Toilet Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Taber Nature Trail Vault Toilet Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Install 1 new single alpine style vault toilet at the Taber Nature Trail trailhead in Standish Hickey State Rec Area to provide restroom facilities for park visitors. Work will: excavate an approx. 7'6" x 16' x 5' deep hole and place 12" of course aggregate, compacted in 6" lifts, at the bottom; use a crane to install the pre-fabricated vault and then place the restroom unit atop the vault; adjacent to the new vault toilet, pur an approx. 3' x 2' x 4" thick concrete pad and install predator proof trash and recycling cans; in front of the new vault toilet, cover an area approx. 3' wide by 8' long with 4" of compacted gravel, to allow for a smooth transition from the restroom to parking area; and haul all excavation spoils offsite to a stable storage location.

Contact Information
Shannon Dempsey
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502-2006

Phone : (707) 445-5344


Other Location Info
Standish Hickey State Rec area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the replacement of existing facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose as the structure replaced; the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures and the minor alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as installation of park facilities such as restrooms in the department of Parks and Rec's list of exempt activities.

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