Install Park Welcome Signs at Washoe Meadows State Park


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Install Park Welcome Signs at Washoe Meadows State Park
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install nine (9) “Park Welcome Signs” at nine (9) different entrances to Washoe Meadows State Park to improve the visitor experience and indicate boundary delineations for the visiting public. Each sign is 38” wide by 24” tall and says, “Welcome to Washoe Meadows State Park”, accompanied by three rules and regulations icons placed below the text. Each sign will be mounted on two (2) 8’ x 4” x 6” redwood posts buried approximately 2’ in the ground. All nine (9) project areas will be accessed along existing Park routes. All work will be done with hand crews and hand tools only (shovels). No equipment will be used to excavate the holes. All signs will be installed in accordance with the State Park Sign Handbook regulations. Work will: • Use shovels to excavate eighteen (18) 2’ deep by 1’ diameter holes at nine (9) different locations; • Temporarily store approximately two (2) cubic feet of soil per hole onsite for backfill (approximately thirty-six (26) total cubic feet); • Install 8’ tall x 4” x 6” redwood post in each hole; • Backfill holes with excavated material; and • Mount “Park Welcome Sign” to two (2) posts at each site.

Contact Information

Silver Hartman
Agency Name
CA Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Cross Streets
Sawmill Road, North Tahoe Blvd.
Total Acres
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small structures, included as “interpretive panels and signs” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCRS 15300.4, and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.
County Clerk
El Dorado


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