Permit No. 19598: Authorize and Rehabilitate the Existing Adobe Peacock House

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SCH Number
Public Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Permit No. 19598: Authorize and Rehabilitate the Existing Adobe Peacock House
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
To authorize and rehabilitate the existing Adobe Peacock House for reuse as a visitor center as part of the Hart Park Peacock House Blight and Historic Rehabilitation Project. The proposed improvements include interior and exterior rehabilitation of Peacock House, installing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant sloped concrete walkway and parking stall at the entrance, installing concrete stairs and landscaping around the building. Three (3) existing power poles with guy wires and underground utilities will also be authorized under this permit.

Contact Information

Jennifer Stewart
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located on the left (west) bank of the Kern River, just east of the intersection of Bison Drive and River Road, within Hart Memorial Park, northeast of the City of Bakersfield, in Kern County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 15301 and 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined that the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 31, Historical Resource Restoration/Rehabilitation categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines § 15331), because the activity consists of the stabilization, restoration, and rehabilitation of a historic structure in a manner consistent with the Secretary of Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historical Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring and Reconstructing Historic Buildings. The project is also exempt under the Class 1, Existing Facilities categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines § 15301), because the activity involves the permitting of the following existing encroachments: the Adobe Peacock House, three existing power poles with guy wires, and underground utilities. Please note, the signed NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board Staff at:
County Clerk


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