The Lodge at Yosemite South


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Madera County
Document Title
The Lodge at Yosemite South
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant Land
Document Description
Resort-style camping facility on a 38.62-acre site. General and Area Plan amendments to re-designate to Community Commercial, and Conditional Use Permit (CUP). Project would provide overnight lodging opportunities including tent camping, recreational vehicle spaces, cabins, huts, and similar accommodations. Amenities would include a check-in office, gift shop/store, lodge, pool, spa, restrooms, clubhouse, food service, walking trails, seating areas, and open space areas. Proposed site plan includes 93 RV sites, 79 cabins/huts, and 35 car camp sites. Visitor occupancy is estimated at an average range of 286 to 340 per day and a maximum range of 520 to 620 per day.

Contact Information

Jamie Bax
Agency Name
Madera County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
RTA Sierra Sky Ranch LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
SR 41 and Road 632
Total Acres
Parcel #
057-180-037 and 057-600-013
State Highways
SR 41
Multiple in Oakhurst, ~2mi.+
Lewis Creek
6 S
21 E
Mt. Dia

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Commercial (Acres 38.62), Recreational (RV Resort/Campsites)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife


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