Butano Entrance Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Butano Entrance Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Replace the deteriorated entrance sign and front kiosk planter box at Butano State Park with a rock pedestal with new sign and a rock planter boarder. Work will: • Remove the existing entrance sign and planter box; • Excavate approximately 18 cubic feet of dirt for the planter and sign foundations; • Pour a rebar-reinforced concrete foundation for the planter box and sign; • Construct a 1-foot x 1-foot wide stone wall on the same footprint as the old planter box; • Construct an 8-foot x 2.5-foot x 1-foot stone pedestal for the entrance sign; • Install a new park sign that matches the form and design of neighboring park signs; and • Replant the planter with native plants from a nearby native plant nursery.

Contact Information

Linda Hitchcock
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park and Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, and is included as “landscape plant replacement” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4; the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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