3005 Democracy Way Mixed-Use Development Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Clara
Document Title
3005 Democracy Way Mixed-Use Development Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GPD: High intensity office/R&D/Z: Planned development
Document Description
The project would demolish the existing office buildings and establish a new mixed-use neighborhood that provides a transit-oriented "live, work, play, and shop" environment. The project would include up to 6.15 M gsf of residential uses, 3.65 M gsf of office buildings, 400,000 gsf of retail/community amenities, 300,000 gsf of hotel facilities, and 110,000 gsf of educational facilities. In total, the project would include up to 10.61 M gsf of uses. Parking would be provided in subsurface and structured parking facilities. Up to 8 acres of publicly-accessible and 8 acres of private parks/open spaces would be provided. The project would also provide new pedestrian/vehicular entrances and roadway networks, upgraded/expanded infrastructure, a new electrical substation, and improvements to the Hetch Hetchy ROW.

Contact Information

Rebecca Bustos
Agency Name
City of Santa Clara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Tasman Dr, Patrick Henry Dr, Old Ironside Dr, Democracy Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
104-04-150, -142, -142, -151, etc.
State Highways
SR 237, US 101
Amtrak, VTA
Santa Clara USD
San Tomas Aquino Crk, Calabazas Crk, SF Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units ~ 6K), Office (Sq. Ft. ~3.65M), Commercial (Sq. Ft. ~400K), Educational (~110K gsf), Recreational (~8 acres public), Other (~300K gsf hotel)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Redevelopment
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, GHG

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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