Automated Pay Machine Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Automated Pay Machine Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install new Automated Pay Machines (APM) at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Manresa State Beach (2 locations), San Gregorio State Beach, Seacliff State Beach (2 locations) and Wilder Ranch State Park to provide park visitors with easier pay options as well as the ability to pay from their car. Work will: •Remove existing iron ranger pay tubes, where necessary; •Excavate to pour 3 ft x 3 ft x 6 in. deep concrete slabs, where necessary; •Install one (1) APM and two (2) steel safety bollards (if needed) at each chosen location; and •Where possible, connect to existing power source at kiosk or other park facility. Three (3) of the proposed new APMs will be powered by integrated solar panels and will not need connection to established electrical sources.

Contact Information

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


unincorporated area
San Mateo, Santa Cruz
Countywide, Unincorporated
Other Location Info
Coordinates: Manresa 36.932435, -121.861150; Manresa Uplands 36.920270, -121.850713; Seacliff (Rio del Mar) 36.972709, -121.912793; Seacliff 36.972709, -121.912793; Henry Cowell 37.041781, -122.064871; Wilder Ranch 36.960933, -122.086714; San Gregorio 37.323147, -122.401835

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
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 and is included as “Utility repairs or minor upgrades” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4; construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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