California Department of Parks and Recreation
NW Corner Donor Paseo - El Presidio de Santa Barbara SHP
NOE - Notice of Exemption
This project consists of a landscaped paseo meandering along the outside of the western outer
defense wall of the Santa Barbara Presidio. The path will include signage along the path interpreting
the various communities that resided in the Presidio neighborhood over time. Symbols representing
those communities will be engraved into 8 x 8" permeable brick pavers at regular intervals along the
paseo (See attached plans). The names of significant donors to the Presidio will be etched into 4 x 8"
pavers and installed in clusters around the larger pavers with the engraved symbols.
The footprint of the proposed path will need to be over-excavated approximately 12 inches to
accommodate 6 inches of sub-base rock, 4 inches of base rock, and 2 inches of bedding material.
There will also be a subsurface drainage system with a curb outlet installed to meet the City of Santa
Barbara's current Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs)