2020-7393 1178 Sonora Court

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Sunnyvale
Document Title
2020-7393 1178 Sonora Court
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
An NOD for a SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT to demolish an existing 19,440 square foot industrial building and construct a 176-unit multi-family housing development (174 affordable units plus two managers’ units) within a seven-story building (five levels of housing on top of two levels of podium parking).

Contact Information

Margaret Netto
Agency Name
City of Sunnyvale
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
San Zeno Wy, Kifer Rd, Lawrence Exwy
Total Acres
Parcel #
Lawrence Caltrain Station
Other Location Info
The site was originally developed in the 1970’s. The project site contains one parcel comprised of an existing single-story office building with surface parking and improvements. The project site is zoned MXD-1 and has a General Plan land use designation of Mixed-Use Transit Core. Light industrial and office uses are located to the north and west, Lawrence Caltrain Station is south, and Lawrence Expressway is east of the project site. Across Central Expressway to the south is a large mixed-use development currently under construction with 741 residential units, 1,500 square feet of commercial and 2.3 acres of publicly accessible open space. Residential development on Kifer Road is located approximately half-mile northwest of the project site. The project site has driveway access from Sonora Court and is within a half mile of major transit, the Lawrence Caltrain Station.
Other Information
The project site is 1.26 acres in size located at the corner of Sonora Court and San Zeno Way and is currently developed with a 19,440 square foot single-story office building. The applicant proposes a Special Development Permit (SDP) to construct a seven story, 176-unit affordable housing project complex with five story residential levels over two-story podium parking partially wrapped with residential uses along Sonora Court. The project includes two (2) managers units, two levels of above grade parking, and amenity space on the third level. The project utilizes the State Density Bonus Law.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of Sunnyvale
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Santa Clara
Final Environmental Document Available at
City of Sunnyvale Community Development Department, City Hall, 456 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94087.


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]

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