Westgate West Costco Warehouse Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Jose
Document Title
Westgate West Costco Warehouse Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Commercial (CG - Commercial General)
Document Description
The project is a Conditional Use Permit to allow demolition of existing commercial buildings totaling approximately 188,265 square feet and the removal of 115 trees (81 ordinance-size trees and 34 non-ordinance-size trees) for the construction of an approximately 165,148-square foot wholesale retail center (“Costco”), including a tire center and associated parking and landscaping within an existing approximately 9.69-gross acre shopping center (“Westgate West Shopping Center”). The project also includes a request for the off-sale of alcohol (Type 21 ABC License – full range of alcoholic beverages) in the CG Commercial General Zoning District.

Contact Information

Kara Hawkins
Agency Name
City of San Jose
Job Title
Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Prospect Road, Lawrence Expressway, Saratoga Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
381-36-012, 381-36-014, 381-36-018,381-36-021, 381-36-023, 381-36-028,381-36-029, and 381-36-030
State Highways
San Jose Mineta International
Prospect HS, Country Lane Elementary School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 165148, Acres 9.69, Employees 300)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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