This page provides information regarding larger private development projects that are currently being processed by the County Planning Office, including a description of the project, location, and available plans or documents associated with the project. For additional information regarding each project listed, please contact the Project Manager listed.
|Cahn Thai Temple|
A community meeting will be held at the Tully Community Branch Library located at 880 Tully Rd, San Jose 95111 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday August 5th for the purpose of providing information regarding the project. Neighborhood Meeting Announcement
Project Description: The proposed Use Permit with Architectural & Site Approval and Grading Approval application is for a new 2-story 7,000 square foot religious facility with a Pastor’s residence and detached garage for the Cahn Thai Temple. The proposed temple would consist of 2,160 square foot 3 bedroom/3 bath Pastor’s residence and 1,340 square feet for public bathroom facilities, elevator /lobby, storage, and utilities on the lower floor. The upper floor would consist of a 3,500 square foot chapel/worship hall with 100 fixed seats. A 1,764 square foot 1-story detached 6-car garage is proposed at the rear of the property. Site improvements include a parking lot with 50 vehicle parking spaces at the front of the property, signage, landscaping, septic system, fire turn around, and shared driveway improvements. Propose uses include weekday meditation 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday prayer/meditation, classes, and lectures 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and 3-4 major events per year.
For additional information about this project, please contact Kim Rook.
Project Description: USE PERMIT with ARCHITECTURE AND SITE APPROVAL to establish a commercial dog training, kennel and boarding facility on a 4.21-acre site at 13920 Llagas Avenue in San Martin CA . The site would be open seven days a week, with overnight boarding. For additional information contact Mark J. Connolly at the County Planning Office: 408 299 5786.
|Single Family Residence|
Project Description: Application for Building Site Approval, Grading, Design Review and Special Permit to construct a new 9,974 sq. ft. Single-family Residence, 1,199 sq. ft. second-living unit ( cottage) and 864 sq. ft. detached garage on a 27.54-acre site. Anticipated Grading Quantities would be 645 cubic yards of cut and 547 cubic yards of fill. Access to the site will be taken from a Private driveway off Foster Road. For additional information contact Mark J. Connolly at the County Planning Office: 408 299 5786.
|Boulder Ridge Pool and Fitness Facility|
Project Description: The proposed project is modification of an existing Use Permit to allow construction of the fitness and swim center approximately 400 feet north of the existing clubhouse in the northeast corner of the golf club site. The fitness and swim center would involve construction of a 3-story fitness building, a 25-yard swimming pool, a smaller children’s instructional pool, parking spaces to accommodate users of the new facilities, and associated landscaping. The proposed building is approximately 19, 000 square feet in size and would include areas for locker rooms, fitness equipment, group instructional fitness classes, a juice bar, and a daycare center for children. The pool facility would be used for lap swimming and a competitive age group swimming program. The age group swim program would include daily work-outs and up to six annual swim meets. The proposed project would also include a County-initiated Zoning Ordinance Amendment to clarify the use of fitness and swim center in a golf club as an ancillary use. Additional language to clarify the ancillary use of a fitness center in a golf club would be further defined in the Zoning Ordinance and any accompanying guidelines.
Project Location: 1000 Old Quarry Road, San Jose
Environmental Documents: The County is preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from the project, in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The County has published a Notice of Preparation announcing plans to prepare the EIR and requesting comments regarding information to be included in the EIR. On May 21, 2013, a community scoping meeting was held at Almaden Community Center for the purpose of providing information regarding the project and requesting feedback regarding the EIR scope.
The comment period begins on December 20, 2013 and ends February 17, 2014.
To be included on a mailing list of future notifications for this project, or for further information, please contact Pamela Wu
|Conservation Center for Wildlife Care EIR|
Description: The proposed project is for the development of a wildlife care and rehabilitation facility and associated captive propagation facility for endangered/imperiled native species. Infrastructure includes the following structures: outdoor wildlife enclosures with a public wildlife intake building with pond ecology station, wildlife medical facility and education building, imperiled species breeding facility and demolition of two existing cottages to be replaced with two new caretaker cottages for guests and staff members. Other improvements include an access driveway, and parking areas and septic system for the facilities. Proposed hours of operation are 7 a.m to 7 p.m. 7 days a week with up to 60 staff members and up to 52 public visitors on site at any one time.
Location: The site is located on the east side of the Santa Cruz Mountains off Highway 9 at 24103 Congress Springs Road approximately 1 mile west of the City of Saratoga.
Applicant: Peninsula Humane Society and Griffin & Sons Construction, Inc.
Environmental Documents: The County will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from the project, in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The County has published a Notice of Preparation (NOP) announcing plans to prepare the EIR and requesting comments regarding information to be included in the EIR.
A community scoping meeting was held at the Walden West facility – Abby Sobranto Science and Sustainability Center located at 15555 Sanborn Rd. Saratoga from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday November 21st for the purpose of providing information regarding the project and requesting feedback regarding the EIR scope.
Schedule: The Draft EIR for the project is tentatively scheduled to be published in August 2014 and will be available for review for a 45 day public comment period. The project is tentatively scheduled to be heard by the Planning Commission in September 2014.
To be included on a mailing list of future notification for this project, or for further information, please contact Colleen Oda.
|Young Ranch Subdivision|
Project Description: The project site encompasses approximately 2,150 acres and is located approximately eight miles southeast of downtown San Jose, along Coyote Ridge in the Diablo Range. Two of the six legal parcels that make up the project site are located in unincorporated Santa Clara County (approximately 906 acres), while the remaining four parcels are located in the City of San José (approximately 1,244 acres). On the 906 acres, Phase 1 includes development of 37 single-family residences, up to seven secondary units to these homes permanently designated as affordable housing, a community center/private club, open space totaling 818.1 acres, and associated roadway and utility improvements. Phase 2 may be proposed in the future if and after the property detached from the City of San Jose. Phase 2 would include development of 50 single-family residences, nine secondary units to these homes permanently preserved for affordable housing, open space totaling 1,117.3 acres, and associated roadway and utility improvements.
Project Location: Access is from Silver Creek Valley Road at the northwest end of the site. As a part of Phase 2, improvements would be made to an existing ranch road that would provide emergency access from Metcalf Canyon Road at the south end of the property.
Applicant: YCS Investments.
Environmental Documents: The County will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from the project, in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
: To be included on a mailing list of future notifications for this project, or for further information, please contact Marina Rush