Issue Right of Entry Permit – Barton Ranch for Test Pits and Soil Borings


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Issue Right of Entry Permit – Barton Ranch for Test Pits and Soil Borings
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Issue a Right of Entry permit to Barton Ranch LLC to Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area to excavate fifteen (15) Geotech test pits, six (6) percolation soil borings, and two (2) soil vapor borings to define, confirm and compare soil profiles and confirm dredge tailing pile boundaries. All work will be consistent with the Department’s policies and will comply with all conditions identified in the Right of Entry Permit. Work will comply with all State and Federal environmental laws, including but not limited to the Endangered Species Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and Section 5024 of the Public Resources Code; and be coordinated with the Gold Field District’s staff as identified in the Right of Entry Permit.

Contact Information

Jim Micheaels
Agency Name
Department of Parks & Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park & Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 5; Section 15305
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alterations in land use limitations in areas with an average slope of less than 20%, which do not result in any changes in land use or density and is included as “issuance of temporary use permits” and “issuance of easements and permits” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


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