Ordinance No. 399 Amending Ch. 14 (Subdivisions) and Ch. 15 (Zoning) of the Saratoga City Code and Amending the Saratoga Zoning Map

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SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Saratoga
Document Title
Ordinance No. 399 Amending Ch. 14 (Subdivisions) and Ch. 15 (Zoning) of the Saratoga City Code and Amending the Saratoga Zoning Map
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The following minor zoning code amendments made by Ordinance No. 399 are exempt from CEQA: amendment to Art. 15-45 (clarifies that objective standards in Art. 15-45 apply to all projects); amendment to Art. 15-57 (corrects cross references & clarifies that certain design standards for SB 9 projects always apply because they derive from state law); amendment to Sec. 15-56.025(a)(8) (requirements re accessory dwelling unit (ADU) driveways); amendment to Sec. 15-56.025(a)(11) (requirements re ADU design and materials); amendment to Sec. 15-80.030(l) (HVAC setback for ADUs & for non-ADUs); addition of Sec. 15-58.020(h) (makes park fees a specific requirement for projects subject to the fees, & adding cross-references).

Contact Information

Bryan Swanson
Agency Name
City of Saratoga
Job Title
Community Development Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Santa Clara
Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense Exemption: Section 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the minor zoning code amendments made by the portions of ordinance 399 described will have a significant adverse effect on the environment.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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