Custom House Site Drainage Improvements


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Custom House Site Drainage Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Monterey District

Document Description
Improve the drainage along the west wall of the Custom House at Monterey State Historic Park to alleviate conditions that are causing deterioration to the stone/adobe walls and plaster covering. Work will: - Saw-cut and remove a portion of the existing concrete patio along the west and south walls; - Excavate a 176' x 6" x 12" trench that runs along the west wall, under a garden wall, and terminated at a designated water collection and drain area in the existing garden; - Install a trench drain encased in filter fabric, surrounded by drain rock; and - Cover the trench, and French drain, with compacted rock to allow for drainage and moisture evaporation.

Contact Information
Jill Poudrette
Department of Parks and Recreation Monterey District
2211 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone : (831) 649-2980


Other Location Info
Monterey State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 3, 4 & 31 Section: 15301, 15303, 15304 & 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing public or private structures, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and projects limited to maintenance, repair, stabilization, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, 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.


Notice of Exemption
2020040174_4-16-2020 NOE Custom House Drainage   PDF 512 K

Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print