County File #CDLP21-02005 Horse Boarding and Riding Facility

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
County File #CDLP21-02005 Horse Boarding and Riding Facility
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The subject property is located within an Agricultural Lands (AL) General Plan land use designation. The subject property is located within an A-2 General Agricultural District (A-2)
Document Description
The applicant is requesting approval of a Land Use Permit application to permit an existing horse boarding facility and horse-riding facility for up to 50 horses located at 2300 Cummings Road in Knightsen. All buildings and structures exist. No development, beyond establishing unpaved parking spaces (a total of 20 on-site parking spaces) and relocating four existing horse shelters to the interior of the parcel is proposed at this time. The proposed hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and the proposed hours of operation for the riding academy are 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The riding academy will have a maximum of 12 riding lessons per day (with a maximum of 6 riders per lesson). The applicant is also proposing to hold special events, which includes two summer camps, one Halloween camp, one Easter camp and two birthday parties. The maximum number of people at special events is 16 participants. The business will have three full-time employees. The project includes a Variance Permit from the Off-Street Parking requirements for: access requirements; parking lot surfacing; striping, markings, and signage; lighting; and landscaping. The project also includes an exception request in accordance with Chapter 92-6 from the collect and coney requirements specific in Chapter 914-2 of the County Subdivision Ordinance.

Contact Information

Everett Louie
Agency Name
Contra Costa County
Job Title
Planner II
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated Knightsen
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Cuming Road and Murphy Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Knightsen Elementary School

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Commercial (Horse Boarding and Riding Facility)(Sq. Ft. 466527, Acres 10.71, Employees 3)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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