Bay Hills Community Church


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Richmond
Document Title
Bay Hills Community Church
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conditional Use Permit, Design Review Permit, and Lot Line Adjustment for demolition of an existing church; construction of a new 33,700-square-foot church of increased height with sanctuary, offices, parking, and landscaping; and operation of a community assembly use.

Contact Information

Virginia Morgan
Agency Name
City of Richmond
Job Title
Contract Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Hilltop Drive and La Paloma Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
426-330-002, 426-330-009

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Environmental Quality Act Statute & Guidelines, Section 15332; Section 15305
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed Lot Line Adjustment pertains to two adjacent lots with an average slope of less than 20% and would not result in the creation of any new parcels nor any changes in land use or density. Further, (A) the proposed use, with issuance of a Conditional Use Permit, is in conformance with all zoning requirements (b) the project site is no more than five acres and is substantially surrounded by urban uses, (c) the project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species as supported by submitted technical studies, (d) approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality, as further supported by submitted technical studies, and e) the site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


Notice of Exemption

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