715 Piercy Road General Plan Amendment UGB and USA Expansion


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Jose, City of (City of San Jose)
Document Title
715 Piercy Road General Plan Amendment UGB and USA Expansion
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The project site consists of a 14.3 gross acre parcel located in unincorporated Santa Clara County. The site is zoned A-Agriculture in the County and has a City of San Jose General Plan designation of Non-Urban Hillside. Approximately 4.3 acres of the 8.4-acres proposed for residential development is located outside of the City's Greenline/Urban Growth Boundary and Urban Service Area Boundary.

Document Description
GP 05-02-04: General Plan Amendment to change the Land Use/ Transportation Diagram designation on a 14.3-acre parcel from Non-Urban Hillside to Medium Low-Density Residential (8.0DU/AC) on approximately 8.4-acres; Private Open Space on approximately 1.29-acre and inclusion of approximately 4.75-acres within the City's Urban Service Area (USA); and, UGB 05-001: Modification to the Greenline/Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) to include an approximately 4.75-acre portion of a 14.3-acre parcel within the Greenline/Urban Growth Boundary. An approximately 5.5-acre portion of the subject parcel is already within and will remain within UGB and a 4.0-acre portion of the 14.3-acre parcel is to remain Non-Urban Hillside outside of the UGB.

Contact Information
Bill Scott
City of San Jose
200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113-1905

Phone : (408) 535-7873


San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Northeasterly quadrant of Piercy Road and Tennant Ave.
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 85
VTA Lightrail, Caltrain
East Side Union HS, Oak Grove, Evergreen, Morgan Hill Unified
Coyote, Canoes, and Thompson Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Density of up to 8 units per acre, on 8.3 acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Other Action Other Action: UGB, USA
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Sewer Capacity Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 4 Department of Conservation Department of Health Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
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