San Jose Priority Conservation Areas: Five Wounds Trail Planning

Summary

SCH Number
2020060577
Lead Agency
Coastal Conservancy, California State (California State Coastal Conservancy)
Document Title
San Jose Priority Conservation Areas: Five Wounds Trail Planning
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/26/2020
Project Applicant
City of San Jose

Document Description
The City of San José is preparing a plan and environmental review documents for an approximately 1.4 mile segment of the Five Wounds Trail, from Story Road to Whitton Avenue. The project will plan for trail development along a former Union Pacific Railway route. Once implemented, the trail will serve as a primary commuter route, connecting users to future BART stations and the regional 30-mile Coyote Creek Trail.

Contact Information
Shalini Kannan
California State Coastal Conservancy
1515 Clay St, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 286-4167
shalini.kannan@scc.ca.gov

Location

Cities
San Jose
Counties
Santa Clara
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Senter Road and Story Road
Other Location Info
The reach of trail planning funded is 1.4 miles from Story Road to Whitton Avenue. Cross streets listed designate one end of the reach.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Title 14, Section 15262
Reasons for Exemption
The Five Wounds Trail planning project is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14 Section 15262 (“Feasibility and Planning Studies”) because the project involves feasibility and planning studies for possible future actions which the Conservancy has not approved, adopted, or funded.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Title 14, Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt from CEQA pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14 Section 15306 (“Information Collection”) in that it will include basic data collection and resource evaluation activities, including those necessary for planning, designing, and preparing environmental review documents. None of these activities will result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.
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