Patrick Henry Drive Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara, City of (City of Santa Clara)
Document Title
Patrick Henry Drive Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
City of Santa Clara
Present Land Use
Light Industrial

Document Description
The project will address specific plan topics such as land use, transportation, and infrastructure for the Patrick Henry Drive area. It will include development policies, goals, and design standards. The Specific Plan assumes build out of one of two scenarios. The first would include approximately 12,000 net new residential units and 310,000 net new square feet of non-residential uses. The second scenario would substitute office for high-density residential along the west edge of the Plan Area, amounting to approximately 10,300 net new residential units, 785,000 net new square feet of office, and 310,000 net new square feet of other non-residential uses. The Specific Plan qualifies as a project of Statewide, Regional, or Area-wide Significance. Please see attached separate Notice of Preparation document for a complete project description.

Contact Information
Rebecca Bustos
City of Santa Clara
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone : (408) 615-2464


Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Great America Parkway and Patrick Henry Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 237
San Jose International
Lakewood Elementary
San Tomas Aquino, Calabazas Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (12,000 Units) Office (785,000 Sq. Ft.) Commercial (200,000 Sq. Ft.) Educational (110,000 sqf)
Local Action
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Education California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Housing and Community Development California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 4


Environmental Document
IS   PDF 392 K Letter   PDF 592 K NOP   PDF 225 K
NOC   PDF 906 K
State Comments
2019120515_DOT04-SCL-2019-00717_Patrick_Henry_Drive_Specific_Plan   PDF 386 K 2019120515_NAHC_NOP Patrick Henry Drive Specific Plan Project 12-23-2019   PDF 188 K

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