Coptic Orthodox Church Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Chino Hills
Document Title
Coptic Orthodox Church Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
GP: Low density res; Z: Low density res
Document Description
The proposed project would involve demolition of the existing residence and remains of the equestrian facility, and construction of the Coptic Orthodox Church. The project would require approval of a GPA, Zone change, site plan review and CUP to develop an institutional facility within the Low Density Res zone. Construction of the proposed project would occur in two phases beginning in 2017. Amenities would include a 300-seat assembly room, ten classrooms, a kitchen, a playground, a prayer garden, sanctuary, and a parking lot with 119 stalls. Total square footage would be 17,219 sf.

Contact Information

Michael Hoffinger
Agency Name
City of Chino Hills
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Chino Hills
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Peyton Dr and Morningfield Dr
Total Acres
Parcel #
1025-011-24, -321-44
State Highways
SR 71
Ayala HS
Little Chino Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (church, 2.34 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan
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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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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