Candle Room Rehabilitation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Candle Room Rehabilitation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Rehabilitate the Candle Room at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park to provide park visitors with an improved interpretive experience. Work will: - use a spray pump and sponge to gently wash walls with clean water; - remove existing chimney hood and patch roof where chimney was located with like kind materials to match; - level floor surface by moving built-up material against walls to uneven surfaces. - remove bricks surrounding fire pit; - fill fire pit with inorganic similar substrate to be level with existing surface; - repoint deteriorated brick mortar with like kind, patch deteriorated brick and parge coat with like kind material; - repaint brick walls with silicate based breathable masonry paint; - upgrade existing lighting system with LED lights and install wooden electrical chase. All work will be done in accordance with Secretary of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation.

Contact Information

Ileana Maestas
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15331, c31
Reasons for Exemption
The work will be conducted in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.

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