Meritage Homeowners Association Grading Abatement

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara County
Document Title
Meritage Homeowners Association Grading Abatement
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Hanna and Brunetti
Present Land Use
open space/ HS/Hillsides

Document Description
This application is for a Grading Abatement to restore the site to pre-graded conditions with the exception of the serpentine bunch outcrop habitat that will not be restored, as recommended by a biologist. On an open space designated parcel, a dam (tributary of Bodfish Creek) was constructed with a pond of approximately 0.5 acres in area, and a berm to fill an approximately 5.6 acre capacity, according to the grading violation report. To restore the site to natural contours, the grading abatement includes an excavation totaling 7,912 cubic yards of cut, and 3,629 cubic yards of fill, and dewatering the dam to restore the site to pre-graded condition. No trees will be removed for this restoration work, and tree protection plan implemented to ensure protection of the habitat. A ranch road was graded through the serpentine habitat which will remain in existing condition.

Contact Information
Colleen Tsuchimoto
Santa Clara County Planning
70 W. Hedding St., E. Wing, 7th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110

Phone : (408) 299-5797


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Hecker Pass Highway
Parcel #
State Highways
Alamias Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
grading abatement
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Water Quality Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


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