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CCR 14 § 4307 – Geological Features

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California Code of Regulations, Title 14 – Natural Resources, Division 3 – Department of Parks and Recreation

Synopsis: The following regulation is what prohibits digging out or building up earth at a campsite to make the ground more level…

CCR 14 § 4307 Geological Features

(a) No person shall destroy, disturb, mutilate, or remove earth, sand, gravel, oil, minerals, rocks, paleontological features, or features of caves.

(b) Rockhounding may be permitted as defined in Section4301(v).


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 4307
Note: Authority cited: Section 5003, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 5008, Public Resources Code.

1. Amendment filed 1-28-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 5).

2. Change without regulatory effect adding subsection (a) and (b) designators and amending section filed 6-18-96 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 96, No. 25).

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