Bethel Assembly of God Church


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Tulare
Document Title
Bethel Assembly of God Church
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan Designation - Regional Commercial and Land Use Designation-Retail Commercial
Document Description
The proposed project consists of a Tentative parcel Map that would subdivide 2 commercial parcels (80.3 acres) into 8 commercial parcels; a General Plan Amendment to change the land use designation from "Regional Commercial" to "Urban Residential" (1993 GP) and "High Density Residential" (2030 GP) on approximately 11 acres (Parcels 4,5 & 6) and from "Regional Commercial" to "Community Commercial" (1993 & 2030 General Plan) on approximately 18 acres (Parcels 2 & 3) located along the eastern portion of the site. The remaining 51 acres (Parcels 1, 7, & 8 would remain in the Regional Commercial land use. Re-zone approximately 11 acres of the site from C-3(retail commercial) to R-M-4 (multiple family residential - 1,500sf per unit). Parcel 2 would be consists of 60,233sf church worship facility; a variance for the height of the church; Parcel 3 would be composed of a 18,300sf community center, a columbarium and youth center; parcel 4 and 5 would be a 106,110sf three-story 82 unit senior apartment complex; Parcel 6 would be composed of a 82,908sf. three-story 24 unit memory care and 60 unit assisted living facility and a 88,533sf three story 72 unit independent living facility with support services; and Parcel 1, 7, and 8 would remain vacant commercial parcels.

Contact Information

Mark S. Kielty
Agency Name
City of Tulare
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
South side of E. Cartmill Ave, Between Gem and Retherford Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
166-010-020 & 166-010-013
State Highways
Hwy 99

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 248, Acres 11), Other (Church and Community Center)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Design Review
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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