Pathways to Immigration - Paving Maintenance Upgrade


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Pathways to Immigration - Paving Maintenance Upgrade
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will replace the decomposed granite (DG) surfaces and paths of travel around the Administration Building, Detention Barracks and WWII Mess Hall at Angel Island State Park with either dry set pavers or concrete to provide safer and more stable paths of travel for park visitors. Project work will: •Excavate as needed to remove the existing DG; •Install sand to dry set the pavers, which will allow them to be easily replaced; and •Excavate up to 10-in. deep, install a base rock and pour cement for new pathways. All new surfaces and paths of travel will match the levels and slope of the existing paving.

Contact Information

Caitlin Powers
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, 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; 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 as the structure replaced; 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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