Pfeiffer Cabins Geotechnical Investigations


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Pfeiffer Cabins Geotechnical Investigations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Department of Parks and Recreation

Document Description
Conduct geotechnical investigations in the campground at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to identify soil conditions and provide guidance for the proposed installation of thirteen (13) pre-fabricated camping cabins, a restroom and shower building and associated amenities. A truck- or track-mounted drill rig with 6" auger bits will be used to drill up to six (6) holes, five (5) to fifty (50) feet in depth to obtain soil samples for analysis. Excavated holes will be sealed using cement grout and drilling spoils will be spread in adjacent undeveloped areas away from the waterways.

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

Phone : (831) 649-2980


Other Location Info
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and consists of basic date collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, included as "Soils and structural engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


Notice of Exemption
2020040329_Monterey District_NOE   PDF 371 K

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