Residence #3 Chimney Stabilization


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Residence #3 Chimney Stabilization
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Stabilize the brick and concrete chimney of the historical California Conservation Corps-built Residence #3 at Russian Gulch State Parks to allow for the installation of a woodstove in the firebox. Work will: - to reinforce the upper portion of the chimney: install steel brackets in the attic and on the roof; install a steel tubing support around the chimney itself; drill four 9/16" holes into the wall siding; pass through 1/2" diameter threaded rods; and use the rods to connect the roof/attic brackets to the support around the chimney. - excavate approx 67 ft^2 to pour a footing for a reinforced concrete buttress wall and the base of the chimney; and - encapsulate the lower portion of the chimney with the formed, reinforced concrete buttress wall and tie to the existing formed concrete with steel dowels.

Contact Information

William Maslach
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Russian Gulch State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor public alteration in the condition of land which does not involve removal of healthy, nature, scenic trees and is limited to the maintenance, repair, stabilization, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation or conservation or reconstruction of historical resources, 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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