Proposed Empire Gardens Elementary School Replacement for the San Jose Unified School District

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Jose Unified School District
Document Title
Proposed Empire Gardens Elementary School Replacement for the San Jose Unified School District
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Public Quasi Public Land Use and Medium Density Residential (8 dwelling units per acre) Zoning is R-1 (San Jose Zoning Map) for the existing school site and PD (Planned Development Zoning District) for the properties to be acquired.

Document Description
An Initial Study for the proposed project has been prepared. The proposed replacement school will be located on approximately 4.3 acres that includ the existing school site and adjacent properties proposed to be acquired by the School District, at the corner of North 22nd Street and East Empire Street. The existing school would be demolished and replaced with new buildings, roadways, parking, and recreational areas. The new school would have a capacity of 650 students (currently the school has 388 students). Construction is expected to take 15 months.

Contact Information
John Cimino
San Jose Unified School District
855 Lenzen Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

Phone : (408) 535-2322


San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
East Empire St./North 22nd St.
Parcel #
249-63-43, 249-63-44, 249-63-45
State Highways
Coyote Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Proposed School Site)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: School District
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Geologic/Seismic Housing Job Generation Noise Public Services Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission State Lands Commission Caltrans, District 4 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2

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