Vida Verde Education Camp Facility


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Mateo County
Document Title
Vida Verde Education Camp Facility
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture/Residential/Education Camp
Document Description
Coastal Development Permit, Planned Agricultural District Permit, and Farm Labor Housing Permit to establish a camp for low income, 4th-6th grade students through the Vida Verde Nature Education non-profit organization. The proposed overnight camping would accommodate up to 35 people, including 30 guests (students/chaperones) and 5 permanent staff housed in the existing residence. New proposed development includes a new 2,890 sq. ft. 2-story barn (for meeting, cooking and eating, plus restrooms on lower floor; restrooms and sleeping rooms upstairs for staff), outdoor camping for student and chaperones), three 400 sq. ft. and one 320 sq. ft. outdoor camping structures, a new 100 sq. ft. detached student restroom, a new 735 sq. ft. equipment storage building, minor remodel of the existing house to accommodate permanent operational/educational staff and provide an ADA-accessible unit, installation of a new septic system, improved water storage facilities, a 200-panel ground-mounted solar system, a fire hydrant, and new driveway turnouts to serve the development. The two-bedroom Farm Labor Housing unit is proposed to be located on the second floor of the proposed barn.

Contact Information

Angela Chavez
Agency Name
County of San Mateo
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated San Gregorio
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Bear Gulch Road and Madera Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
San Gregorio Creek
7S 5W
Other Location Info
3540 La Honda Road, San Gregorio

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
State Reviewing Agency Comments
State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Recreational (Camp Facility)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit, Farm Labor Housing Permit, Planned Agricultural District Permit
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Wetland/Riparian


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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