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Agrihood Mixed-Use Development Project



Lot Size: 5.8 acres

Project Description: Amendment to existing Planned Development Zoning to allow construction of a residential mixed-use development consisting of up to 160 mixed-income apartments,165 affordable senior apartments, 36 townhomes and approximately 1.5 acres of agricultural open space and an associated Tentative Parcel Map. The project, a partnership between the City of Santa Clara, the Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing and The Core Companies, was awarded an American Planning Association Northern California Chapter award for "Innovation in Green Community Planning". Additional information from the Housing and Community Services Division.

Process Description: During the formal application process, applicants submit plan sets to City staff for review and analysis. Various community meetings and public hearings are then held to gather input and feedback from stakeholders. If the application proceeds through the process, it is reviewed by the City's committees and commissions. During any stage of review, the proposal may be revised based on staff and community feedback. The City Council has the ultimate authority to approve or deny applications during public hearings.

Project Planner/City Contact: Rebecca Bustos (, 408-615-2450) 


Property Owner/Applicant: City of Santa Clara / Core Affordable Housing

Plan Set: Link (PDF, 40 MB)

Planning Applications Required: Planned Development Rezoning, Tentative Parcel Map, Environmental Review, and Architectural Review

Parcel Number: 303-17-053

File Numbers: PLN2016-12389 (Rezoning), PLN2016-12390 (Tentative Parcel Map), CEQ2016-01017

Environmental Review Report (PDF, 45 MB)


Public Hearings / Community Meetings held:

3/25/2017 - Visioning Workshop: Event Link

5/22/2017 - EIR Scoping Meeting: Event Link

5/17/2018 - Community Meeting: Event Link

8/8/2018 - Planning Commission public hearing:  Staff Presentation

8/8/2018 - Planning Commission public hearing: Minutes

1/29/2019 - City Council Public Hearing: Staff Presentation (PDF)

1/29/2019 - City Council Public Hearing: Minutes

7/31/19 - Community Meeting: Event Link

8/21/19 - Architectural Committee meeting: Staff Report

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