Director Review and Approval No. 4461 and Initial Study No. 7197


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Director Review and Approval No. 4461 and Initial Study No. 7197
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Orchard/AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size)/Agricultural (County)
Document Description
Allow a religious facility with related facilities including expansion of the existing residence, new prayer building, entrance facility/memorial gate, secondary residence, assembly room, landscaping, wrought iron fencing, two classroom/meditation buildings, two fruit stands, two storage towers and parking facilities on a 20-acre parcel in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District.

Contact Information

Chrissy Monfette
Agency Name
County of Fresno
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Luong Dinh dba Phap Duyen Tinh Xa Buddhist
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Located on Jensen Avenue between West Ave and Marks Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Fresno Chandler Downtown
Sunset Elem; West Park ES, WEB Dubois Acad; Edison HS; New
FID Irrigation Canals

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 2), Other (Religious Facility - ~30,000 sf)
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
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)


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