Reroof Blacksmith & Woodshop Buildings: William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Reroof Blacksmith & Woodshop Buildings: William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project will remove the failing wood shake roofs on the Woodshop/Classroom and Blacksmith shop, and replace damaged fencing, at William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park allowing for the continued use of the buildings as interpretive elements of the park. Work will be as follows: For the Woodshop/Classroom building: • Remove the shake roof, damaged skip sheathing, damaged eave boards, severely water-damaged rafter tails; • Replace damaged rafter tails and skip sheathing, with full dimension cut lumber, as appropriate, for historical accuracy; • Once all of the skip sheathing is installed, cover both sides of the skip sheathing with a felt underlayment to protect the building from future water damage; • Install true dimension cedar eave boards and attach them to the skip sheathing; and • Install a new fire rated wood shake roof and ridge cap. For the Blacksmith shop: • Remove the shake roof, damaged skip sheathing, eave boards, and damaged lodgepole trusses; • Replace damaged lodgepole trusses with 4-inch diameter, visually similar, lodgepoles; • Replace damaged skip sheathing and eave boards with full dimension cut lumber, as appropriate, to match existing dimensions; • Replace the eave boards with true dimension cedar lumber and use historically accurate square nails to attach them to the lodgepole trusses; and • Install new fire rated wood shake roof and ridge cap. For the fence: • Remove an existing 115 linear feet of fence and excavate up to five (5) three-foot-deep postholes; • Fill with concrete and set five (5) 4 x 6 beams to frame the fence; • Attach 2 x 4 rails between the beams; and • Attach 1 x 10 x 8ft fence boards to the rails.

Contact Information

Trish Ladd-Shute
Agency Name
California State Parks
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project


Red Bluff
Northern California
Cross Streets
Adobe Road, Interstate 5, Park Pl
Total Acres
State Highways
Interstate 5
Sacramento River
Other Location Info
William B Ide Adobe State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 2, 3, 4 & 31; Section: 15301, 15302, 15303, 15304 & 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, repair or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site and the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures, included as “Utility repairs or minor Upgrades”, “Reroofing” and “Construction or installation of park facilities, such as fencing” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15003.4; minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and projects limited to the maintenance, repair, stabilization, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, conservation or reconstruction of historical resources in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.


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