New Sanctuary - Proposed Sufism Reoriented Sanctuary Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
New Sanctuary - Proposed Sufism Reoriented Sanctuary Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Presently developed with 4 single family homes/Zoning: R-10 Single Family Residential/General Plan: SH High Density Residential.
Document Description
The Sufism Reoriented Church is proposing to construct a new sanctuary on approximately 3.12 acres. The sanctuary would permanently replace the organization's current facility. The proposed design would locate approximately two-thirds of its total floor area (46,064 square feet) underground, including space for administrative offices, a multi media library, rehearsal and video studios for choral music, art studio, a kitchen, a bookstore, and a multi purpose room. The prayer hall, a classroom, and ancillary facilities (totaling 20,000 square feet in area) would be located above ground. In addition, the project includes a request for parking reduction based on a Transportation Demand Management Program and removal of 43 trees an excavation of approximately 34,350 cubic yards of soil.

Contact Information

Lashun Cross
Agency Name
Contra Costa County Department of Conservation & Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lafayette, Walnut Creek
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Kinney Drive and Saranap Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 24 & 680
White Pony

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (Church Facility within residential district 66,046 sf.)
Local Actions
Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Land Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Noise, Transportation

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