Skylandia Lodge Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Skylandia Lodge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Replace the existing aging Camp Skylandia Lodge at Tahoe State Recreation Area with three (3) shipping containers, modified to serve as office and/or storage, to improve access, aesthetics, and meet current Camp Skylandia needs. Work will use heavy equipment and hand tools to: • Demolish and remove the existing Camp Skylandia Lodge structure; • Within the project footprint, place approx. 148 feet of 4x6 in. treated lumber on grade to serve as foundations for the new containers; • Place two (2) 20 ft long x 8 ft wide x 8 ft 6-in. tall (160 sq. ft) containers and one (1) 10 ft long x 8 ft wide x 8-ft 6-in. tall (80 sq. ft) container on the lumber foundations; • To install an ADA-accessible decomposed granite (DG) pathway to the new office door, on an approx. 100 ft long x 36-in. wide access route: o Excavate approx. 4 – 6-in. deep; o Install weed barrier fabric over the excavated pathway area; o Fill with 2-3-in. of base material and compact; and o Fill with 2-3-in. of DG and compact. • Install an ADA-accessible ramp to shipping container office door; and • Paint all containers brown to blend with the surrounding facilities.

Contact Information

Lindsay Cline
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Tahoe City
Northern California
Cross Streets
Lake Terrace Ave
State Highways
SR 28
North Tahoe Middle School, North Tahoe High School
Lake Tahoe
Other Location Info
Tahoe State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Section: 15301, 15302, 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; replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structures replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; construction and location of limited numbers of new small facilities or structures; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk


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