Amendments to Chapter 8, Chapter 25, Chapter 28, Chapter 32, Chapter 35 and Chapter 36 of the City Code (LR-2023-CDEUPDT)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Mountain View
Document Title
Amendments to Chapter 8, Chapter 25, Chapter 28, Chapter 32, Chapter 35 and Chapter 36 of the City Code (LR-2023-CDEUPDT)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
City Code amendments to Chapter 36 (Zoning) to align with State Law and to implement the 2023-2031 Housing Element Programs, including ADU regulations, new residential land uses such as low-barrier navigation centers and employee housing; add new home occupations and hydrogen fueling stations; and implement current procedures or to clarify existing regulations. Amendments to Chapters 8 (Building), 25 (Neighborhood Preservation), 28 (Subdivision), 32 (Trees, Shrubs and Plants), and 35 (Water, Sewage and Other Municipal Services) to ensure consistency throughout the Code as a result of the changes made to Chapter 36 and to reflect updates in procedures. The code amendments benefit the City of Mountain View, including residents, businesses, and visitors who conduct or receive services, shelter, or business in accordance with the adopted amendments.

Contact Information

Krisha Penollar
Agency Name
City of Mountain View/Planning
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Mountain View
Santa Clara
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Mercy Street
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The city code amendments are exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15061, Subsections (b)(1) through (b)(3), as the amendments are to align with State legislation, implement the City’s 2023-2031 adopted Housing Element programs, relate to ministerial activities otherwise categorically exempt under the CEQA Guidelines, and are otherwise covered by the common-sense exemption that the amendments will not result in a significant effect on the environment.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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