MTA Properties Communications Hill General Plan Amendments (File No. GP01-07-02 and GPT01-07-02)

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Summary

SCH Number
2001062119
Lead Agency
City of San Jose
Document Title
MTA Properties Communications Hill General Plan Amendments (File No. GP01-07-02 and GPT01-07-02)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Land Use: Vacant, communications tower, asphalt and concrete recycling facility; Zoning: Heavy Industrial, Combined Industrial/Commercial, Multi-Family Residential (24-40 du/ac), Open Space/Trails, Parks/Play Fields, Public/Quasi-Pubic School, Commercial, Civic, Utilities; General Plan: Communications Hill planned Residential Community
Document Description
The project proposes a series of General Plan amendments and 14 Communications Hill Specific Plan text amendments. The General Plan land use changes are summarized as follows: (#1) Change the current land use designation from Heavy Industrial (27 acres) and Combined Industrial/Commercial (28 acres) to Industrial Park (55 acres); (#2) Change the current land use designation from Multi-Family Residential -24-40 dwelling units/acre (DU's/Ac) (6 acres) and Open Space/Trails (4 acres) to Parks/Play Fields (5 acres) and Public/Quasi-Public School Site (5 acres); (#3) Change the current land use designation from Parks/Play Fields (5 acres), Public/Quasi-Public School Site (5.2 acres) and Public/Quasi-Public Civic (0.5 acres) to Open Space/Trails (10.7 acres); (#4) Change the current land use designation from Open Space/Trails (6.3 acres) to Multi-Family Residential -24-40 DU's/Ac (6.3 acres); (#5) Change the current land use designation from Commercial (0.5 acres) to Civic (0.5 acres); (#6) Change the current land use designation from Utilities (2.0 acres) to Parks/Play Fields (2.0 acres); (#7) Eliminate the current Hillcap Avenue extension and add Old Hillsdale Avenue extension; and (#8) Realign Pullman Avenue extension between I Street and the railroad tracks (to align with 20th Street) and eliminate 19th Street between I Street and Vista Park Drive (Communications Hill Boulevard).

Contact Information

Name
Jean Lin
Agency Name
City of San Jose
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Jose
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Hillsdale Avenue & Monterey Road
Total Acres
84.5
Parcel #
455-09-040, 455-09-049, 455-28-011
State Highways
87 & 82
Railways
Caltrain & Union Pacific RR
Schools
Several Elementary and one High School
Waterways
Canoas Creek & Guadalupe River
Other Information
Elementary Schools: Challenger, Schallenberger, Valley View, Terrell, Carson, Parkview, Seven Trees, Los Arboles, Hillsdale, Franklin; Hill High School

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Acres 6.3), Industrial (Acres 55), Recreational (Open Space/Trails, Parks/Play Fields (22.7 acres)), Other (Civic (0.5 acres))
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)

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