UP09-0012 (Universal Life Church of Chico)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
UP09-0012 (Universal Life Church of Chico)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Church/Scenic Highway (SH) and Unclassified (U)/Agricultural Residential (AR)
Document Description
NOTE: Review per Lead This is an application for a Use Permit for the existing Universal Life Church of Chico (Church) on a 10.56-acre parcel. The project will utilize an existing private well and septic system. Access to the Church is from Los Verjeles Road. A 16-foot wide driveway will serve the Church 50-space parking lot, and overflow parking area. The main assembly area of the Church is approximately 2,800sf and will have an estimated occupancy of 150 persons. The activities of the Church are described by the applicant below. The total attendance at these activities will be limited to 200 persons.

Contact Information

C. Thistlethwaite/S. Jolliffe
Agency Name
Butte County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR32; Santos Ranch Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Forest Ranch

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Religious)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Cal Fire
Reviewing Agency Comments
Cal Fire

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