Polak Quarry Reclamation Modification


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara County
Document Title
Polak Quarry Reclamation Modification
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Existing Regional Parks
Document Description
The proposed reclamation involves filling one small pond/quarry pit, and recontouring the steep slopes of three additional pond/quarry pits. The applicant is proposing to recreate approximately 16-acres of native riparian and wetland habitat, including Valley Oak Woodland, Sycamore Riparian Woodland, Willow Riparian Woodland, Riparian Scrub, and Grassland. The applicant proposes to maintain and monitor the revegetation areas for a minimum of 5 years to meet the conditioned success criteria. The applicant will also upgrade the recreational trail. Long-term maintenance of the site, as well as maintenance of the recreational trail will be the responsibility of the Department of Parks and Recreation. The proposed project will entail 44,795 cubic yards of cut and 103,326 cubic yards of fill.

Contact Information

Zachary Goldberg
Agency Name
Santa Clara County Planning Office
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Morgan Hill
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Monterey Highway and Miramonte Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Southern Pacific
Coyote Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, 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 Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Recreational (Establishment of a trail), Other (Reclamation plan)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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