Plaza Ficus Tree Root Zone Protection Project (19/20-SD-03)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Plaza Ficus Tree Root Zone Protection Project (19/20-SD-03)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Protection treatment is proposed for the Ficus tree in the plaza of Old Town San Diego SHP. This would consist of laying down wood chip mulch and the installation of symbolic fencing to reduce foot traffic on the tree roots and soils within the structural root perimeter of the tree. These measures will protect this park resource. Measures to be implemented to avoid impact may be obtained by submitting a request to the project Environmental Coordinator listed below.

Contact Information

Cindy Krimmel
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
San Diego Coast District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Diego
Other Location Info
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA §15300.4. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form, then it is exempt under CEQA §15304 - Minor Alterations to Land. The action falls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA §15300.4 as "Resource management projects."


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