Boyes Residence Septic System Reconstruction


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Boyes Residence Septic System Reconstruction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Replace the existing failing septic system servicing the Boyes Residence in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to allow continued occupation of the residence. Work will: • Remove an existing fence, cascara tree and concrete-lined pond to allow access for the project work and to accommodate the new septic system; • Approximately 15' from the house, on the south edge of the driveway, excavate an approximately 6½' deep, 5' wide by 1 O' long hole and install a new 1,200-gallon concrete septic tank and distribution box; • From the distribution box, excavate three (3), 12' wide by (up to) 5' deep by 100' long lateral lines spaced at 6' on center from one another; • Fill each lateral line with approximately 3' of 1½" drain rock, set 4" diameter perforated pipe within the drain rock so that there is 30" of rock underneath pipes and 6" of rock on top of the pipe. • Backfill the remaining space in the trenches with native topsoil to match existing elevation; • Pump out the old existing septic tank, fill with sand and abandon the tank and old leach lines in place; and • Reinstall the removed fence around the residence.

Contact Information
Shannon Dempsey
Department of Parks and Recreation North Coast Redwoods District
P.O. Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502-2006

Phone : (707) 445-5344


Other Location Info
Prairie Creek 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
Project consists of the repair or minor alteration of existing public or private structures involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures or 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 is included as "Septic tank replacement" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.; and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


Notice of Exemption
2020040107_635-19-012 Boyes Res Septic System_SignedNOE   PDF 416 K

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