Split Rail Enhancement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Split Rail Enhancement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project proposes to remove and/or repair sections of split rail fencing in Big Basin Redwoods State Park to reduce recurring maintenance costs and to beautify the park. The fencing serves to delinate trails from roadways, protect natural resources, and identify/exclude unsafe terrain. Work will use the salvaged materials from the removed section of fencing to repair or replace the remaining fence sections.

Contact Information

Sheila Branon
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation Santa Cruz District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Santa Cruz District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 2, & 4 Section: 15301, 15302, & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project consists of the repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures or facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, included as "Building (non-historic) or fence repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4; the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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