Residence Leach Field


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Residence Leach Field
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
State Park/Recreation

Document Description
Replace a failed leachfield for a residential septic system in Henry Cowell Redwoods SP to ensure public health and safety. Trenching will occur a minimum of 10ft from base of redwoods. One (1) diseased box alder will be removed prior to excavation. All avoidance measures will be done in conjunction with DPR resource specialists. Work will: • Excavate trench approximately 60ft long, 1ft wide, and 2ft deep from septic tank to diverter box; • Excavate two (2) parallel trenches approximately 50ft long, 3ft wide, and 5ft deep; • Install pipe from septic tank, diverter box, and leach field lines; • Backfill trenches with reserved excavation spoils; and • Broadcast any remaining spoils around worksite to no greater than 4in in depth and cover with forest duff.

Contact Information
Linda Hitchcock
Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
303 Big Trees Park Road
Felton, CA 95018

Phone : (831) 227-8390

Department of Parks and Recreation
Project Applicant


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Highway 9, Big Trees Park Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


Notice of Exemption
13239_NOE_residence leach field HCW_01   PDF 90 K

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