Installation of Generator


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Installation of Generator
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project proposes to install a 13kwnGenerac generator with an automatic transfer switch at Castle Rock State Park which will provide power for necessary functions during outages or during Public Safety Power Shutoffs. The generator will be placed 30 feet from a 250-gallon propane tank. Work will: • Excavate a 20-ft x 2-ft trench, including cutting a 22.5-in. x 6-ft x 4-in. section from an existing sidewalk for the electrical; • Install 2-inch electrical PVC and pull electrical wire to establish an electrical service connection to an existing panel; • Excavate a 28-ft x 18-in. trench and install an HDPE pipe for fuel connection between the generator and propane tank; • Place a 54-in. x 31-in.x 4-in. plastic pre-molded generator pad and then place the 13kw Generac generator on top of the pad; • Backfill propane and electrical line with sand/excavated soils; and • Repave/repair the cut sidewalk

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
Santa Cruz

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; construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; and consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.


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