Historic Windmill Palm Tree Removal and Replanting


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Historic Windmill Palm Tree Removal and Replanting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will involve the removal of a dead windmill palm stump and the removal of one living windmill palm that is showing signs of decline. Stump and ball removal will be done with a fecon stump grinder for minimal disturbance. The palms will be replaced with 10” windmill palms for an asymmetrical look which is accurate with how the palms were historically. The windmill palms are of historical significance to the Adamson House, serving to frame the entrance gates and enhancing the historic landscape and visitor experience.

Contact Information

Cesar Moreno
Agency Name
California State Parks, Angeles District
Job Title
Associate Park and Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Pacific Coast Highway and Serra Road
State Highways
Pacific Coast Highway
Webster Elementary School, Our Lady of Malibu School
Malibu Creek, Malibu Lagoon, Pacific Ocean

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class1 Section 15301 and Class 4 Section 1504
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA §15300.2. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form including conditions provided by CDPR staff, then it is exempt under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA §15300.4 as: Class: 1 Section(s): 15301 – Existing Facilities (Landscape plant replacement) Class: 4 Section(s): 15304 – Minor Alterations in Land (Resource management projects)


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