Urban Tilth North Richmond Farm

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Document Title
Urban Tilth North Richmond Farm
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Urban farm/North Richmond Planned unit district/heavy industrial and OS
Document Description
The applicant is requesting approval of a tree permit to remove 19 trees and to work within the dripline of 8 other trees for the purposes of establishing the second phase of the Urban Tilth farm which consists of the following: 1) commercial kitchen; 2) farm stand; 3) cafe; 4) egg farm/bee hives; 5) installation of utilities; 6) 1,240 cy of cut and fill; 7) import of 3,890 cy of soil for raised planting bed soil amendment; 8) up to 6 special events per year; 9) signage; 10) amphitheater; 11) office building; 12) Creekside classroom; 13) greenhouses; 14) security office; 15) utilities; 16) installation of a well/water storage bank; 17) multi-purpose building; 18) agricultural co-op incubator space (partner with farms to provide broader selection of food crops and commercial kitchen); 19) associated educational programs.

Contact Information

Francisco Avila
Agency Name
Department of Conservation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Fred Jackson Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
Verde ES
San Pablo and Wild Cat Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (urban ag - community farm)
Local Actions
tree permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Noise, Public Services
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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