Campground and Visitors Center Improvements Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Campground and Visitors Center Improvements Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct a soils investigation in two locations around the existing China Camp Village comfort station at China Camp State Park, to record the soils conditions discovered, for future analysis and construction work. Work will core two, 3-inch holes with a 3-inch to a depth of 10 to 50 feet to determine the type and quality of the soil located at the facility. Specific repairs identified through the testing process will be subject to further review under CEQA. The holes will be backfilled with soil cuttings. Contractor will spread excess soil cuttings in adjacent undeveloped areas away from the waterways. No natural or cultural resources will be impacted by this project.

Contact Information

Brad Michalk
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location Specific: China Camp State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 & 6, Sec. 15304, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees; and basic data collection, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource; included as "soil and structural engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR S15300.4.

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