Archaeological work at Taix Lot


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Archaeological work at Taix Lot
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
State Historic Park
Document Description
Issue an Archeological Collections Permit (DPR 412) to a PhD student from the University of California Santa Cruz, to conduct archaeological research using ground-penetrating radar. Secondarily, collect botanical information from the site.

Contact Information

Gina Benigno
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
University of California Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Benito
Cross Streets
2nd Street at Franklin Street

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 and 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation, which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes; included as "trenching and backfilling, where the surface is restored". In addition, project consists of basic data collection, research, and resource evaluation activities, which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource; included as "Archaeological investigations by Department staff and permitted individuals/ universities" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.


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