Installation of Two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Installation of Two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project would install two new EV ARC charging stations near the maintenance shop. The area selected is flat and will not require leveling or base. It is also away from any buildings (maintenance shop and State residence) and trees. The EV charging station dimensions are approximately 8 ft wide by 9 ft tall, while the area needed to use the EV charging station is approximately 50 ft wide by 12 ft deep. The purpose of the EV charging stations are to improve and increase the ability to charge our electric or hybrid fleet. The use is strictly for State vehicles only. District standard project requirements have been incorporated into the project description. A copy of project conditions can be obtained from the project contact.

Contact Information

Sara Lockett
Agency Name
California State Parks, Ocotillo Wells District
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
Near the park maintenance yard in Picacho State Recreation Area.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 11, Section 15311
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action complies with CEQA because it is: (1) categorically exempt under Class 11, Section 15311 of the CEQA Guidelines, Accessory Structures, as it involves the placement of minor structures accessory to existing park facilities; and (2) there are no unusual circumstances or other applicable exceptions to the exemptions.
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