Hearst Castle Fire Station Garage Weatherproofing Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Hearst Castle Fire Station Garage Weatherproofing Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Weather-proof the northern garage space of the Hearst Castle Fire Department at the Hearst San Simeon State Historic Monument to allow for continued use as a gym and locker room by fire fighter security officers. Work will: - Remove the non-historic garage door. - Install wooden 2” x 4” wall framing on the interior of the garage and across the door opening, anchoring these new walls to the concrete floor with epoxied anchor bolts. - Cover the exposed outer wall across the door opening with a matched, non-functional garage door façade. - Install a faux ceiling, attached to the new wood-framed walls, and insulate all wall and ceiling spaces; and - Finish interior walls and ceiling with sheetrock with plaster joints, and paint.

Contact Information

Doug G. Barker
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Hwy 1 and Hearst Castle Rd
Total Acres
State Highways
Cal Hwy 1

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing use; and the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made in the exterior of the structure.


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