NCVA Retreat Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
NCVA Retreat Center
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zoning: "CR-DR" Commercial Resort - Design Review General Plan: Commercial Resort

Document Description
The applicant is requesting a major use permit to convert an abandoned resort to a meditation retreat. The project is proposed in two phases where the first phase will convert existing buildings onsite and construct additions to create a meditation hall and a commercial kitchen. In phase 1, capacity is proposed to accommodate up to 50 students and ten staff. Improvements will include converting several buildings to dormitory residences. In phase 2, the capacity is intended to extend to accommodate up to 95 students and staff. A new meditation hall is proposed, as well as two new teachers' residences, a dining hall, caretaker's cabin, toilet facilities, an office building, and 21 new dormitory buildings. Wastewater disposal onsite is septic and water is proposed from a well.

Contact Information
Melissa Floyd
Lake County
225 N. Forbes Street
Lakeport, CA 95453

Phone : (707) 245-9740


Cross Streets
State Highway 175
Total Acres
5 +/-
Parcel #
State Highways
Cole Creek
Other Location Info
City/Community: Kelseyville

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Meditation retreat)
Local Action
Use Permit Grading Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5

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