Carnegie Town and Kiln Panels


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Carnegie Town and Kiln Panels
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to install new interpretive panels in the Kiln Canyon staging and Kiln Canyon Trail area at Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area to educate the public on the historic significance of the Carnegie Brick and Pottery Factory, Carnegie Town, and Lime Kiln.

Contact Information

Gina Benigno
Agency Name
California State Parks, Diablo Range District
Job Title
District Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304 & 15311
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the operation, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures listed as "Construction or installation of park facilities, such as interpretive signing or panels" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4; minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and construction, or placement of minor structures accessory to (appurtenant to) existing commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities.


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