City of Morgan Hill SE Quadrant General Plan Amendments and Agricultural Mitigation & Preservation Program

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Morgan Hill
Document Title
City of Morgan Hill SE Quadrant General Plan Amendments and Agricultural Mitigation & Preservation Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
PLU: Rural Residential & Agricultural Z: Agriculture with Combining District GP: Rural County, Public Facility & OS
Document Description
The proposed Southeast Quadrant project has the following objectives: Identify lands within the Southeast Quadrant viable for long-term agriculture; Establish an Agricultural land use designation and implementation Open Space and Agricultural Zoning Districts over a portion of the Southeast Quadrant; Develop a program that fosters long-term agriculture within the Southeast Quadrant through land use planning, agricultural preservation policies/programs, and agricultural mitigation; Evaluate the proposed Morgan Hill Agricultural & Open Space General Plan Policies with respect to citywide impacts and mitigation measures; Establish a new Sports-Recreation-Leisure General Plan land use designation and implement a Sports-Recreation-Leisure Zoning District over a portion of the Southeast Quadrant; Establish an Urban Limit Line within the Southeast Quadrant and extend the Urban Growth Boundary and Urban Service Area over a portion of the Southeast Quadrant; Annex a portion of the Southeast Quadrant into the Morgan Hill City limits; Conduct programmatic- and project-level analyses relative to private and City applications for proposed projects within the Southeast Quadrant.

Contact Information

Rebecca Tolentino
Agency Name
City of Morgan Hill
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Morgan Hill
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Tennant Ave / Hill Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101
San Martin
Various/Morgan Hill USD
Anderson Lk, Madrone Channel, Tennat Ck, and others

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Acres ~215), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 43,000, Acres 4), Educational (40 acres), Recreational (~397 acres), Agriculture (open space: ~387 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Planned Unit Development, Site Plan, Rezone, Prezone, Use Permit, Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, greenhouse gases

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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