D. L. Bliss Dorm Propane Tank Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
D. L. Bliss Dorm Propane Tank Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install one (1) new 500-gallon propane tank at the D. L. Bliss dorm (seasonal employee housing). The dorm was originally supplied with propane by a 1,000’ long supply line that ran from the Bliss maintenance shop. This supply line was irreparably damaged in the winter of 2019. The location of the new propane tank will be approximately 30’ from, and parallel to, the exterior west side of the dorm building. Work will: • Excavate approximately 10’ long x 4’ wide x 6” deep to create a level area for concrete tank blocks; • Install one (1) new single regulator LPG 500-gallon propane tank on the concrete blocks; • Excavate two (2) holes 30” deep x 12” in diameter between the existing asphalt parking area and the new propane tank; • Place two (2) new bollards in these holes and fill with concrete; • Install one (1) free standing upright regulator with a shut off valve underneath the dorm; • Trench approximately 35’ long x 6” wide x 21” deep in previously disturbed soil (between the propane tank and the regulator shut off valve; • Place 1” poly flex line with tracer tape in the trench and backfill trench with 6” of weed free sand to encase gas line; and • Use the soil displaced from the trenching to fill the remainder of the trench and grade to match surrounding topography.

Contact Information

Silver Hartman on behalf of CA State Parks, Sierra District
Agency Name
CA Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Cross Streets
Hwy 89
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing private or public facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the construction and location of limited numbers of new small facilities or structures and is listed as “Utility repairs or minor upgrades” and “Above-ground fuel and water tanks” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4; and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes.


Notice of Exemption

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