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Kevin L. Riley
Director of Planning & Inspection

Email: Planning & Inspection
Telephone: 408-615-2450
Fax: 408-247-9857

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

ADDRESS
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

CEQA Documents

The California Environmental Quality Act (commencing with Public Resources Code Section 21000) requires local and state governments to consider the potential environmental effects of a project before deciding whether to approve it. CEQA's purpose is to disclose the potential impacts of a project, suggest methods to minimize those impacts, and discuss alternatives to the project so that decision makers will have full information upon which to base their decision.

On this webpage you can find the following types of CEQA documentation for applicable active projects:

Initial Study
An analysis of a project's potential environmental effects and their relative significance. An initial study is preliminary to deciding whether to prepare a negative declaration or an EIR.

Negative Declaration
When a project is not exempt from CEQA and will not have a significant adverse effect upon the environment a negative declaration must be prepared. The negative declaration is an informational document that describes the reasons why the project will not have a significant effect and proposes measures to completely mitigate or avoid any possible effects.

EIR
Environmental Impact Report. A detailed review of a proposed project, its potential adverse impacts upon the environment, measures that may avoid or reduce those impacts, and alternatives to the project.


Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Gateway Village Development Project located at 3610 and 3640 (3700) El Camino Real

Distribution Date: November 26, 2014

Notice of Availability

Final Environmental Impact Report  
Appendices

Draft Environmental Impact Report:

Notice of Availability 
Draft Environmental Impact Report 

Appendix A Notice of Preparation (NOP) and Scoping Comments 
Appendix B CalEEMod 2013 
Appendix C Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assessment 
Appendix D Arborist Report 
Appendix E Tree Mitigation Plan 
Appendix F Hazardous Site Assessments 
Appendix G Water Supply Assessment 
Appendix H Noise and Vibration Assessment 
Appendix I Traffic Impact Analysis 
Appendix J Approved and Pending Projects 
Appendix K 2009 Sanitary Sewer Capacity Assessment 
Appendix L California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) Report 
Appendix M Geotechnical Exploration Report


Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) 

The VTA BRT project has completed the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment.  The links below will direct you to the VTA website for information, public hearing dates, and official documents:

Project Website

Notice of Availability

Draft Environmental Impact Report

 


 

Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Downtown Gateway Project located at 1313 Franklin Street, 1092 Monroe Street, and 1350 Benton Street

30-day review public review period begins August 1, 2014 

Notice of Availability 
Mitigated Negative Declaration


Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the City Place Santa Clara project located at 5155 Stars and Stripes Drive

Distribution Date: July 30, 2014

Notice

Notice of Scoping Meeting


Notice of Preparation (NOP) of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Centennial Gateway Mixed-Use Project

Distribution Date: July 10, 2014 

Notice 
Descriptive Notice of Preparation


 

Negative Declaration (ND) for the Single-Use Carry-Out Bag Reduction Ordinance

30-day review period begins June 16, 2014 

Notice of Intent (PDF) 
Initial Study (PDF)
Determination (PDF)


Notice of Availability for Public Review of a Mitigated Negative Declaration located at 166 Saratoga Avenue

30-day review public review period begins March 21, 2014

Notice of Availability (PDF)

166 Saratoga Avenue Initial Study Draft 03-19-14 (PDF)

166 Saratoga Avenue Appendices-3-19-14 (PDF)


Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Coronado Drive Data Center and Street Vacation. Project located at 3023 Coronado Drive.

30-day review period begins March 10, 2014

Notice of Availability (PDF) 
Coronado Data Ctr and Street Vacation IS (PDF)
Appendix A (PDF)
Appendix B (PDF)
Appendix C (PDF)
Appendix D (PDF)
Appendix E (PDF)
Appendix F (PDF)


Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Monticello Village Project located at 3515-3585 Monroe Street


10- day FEIR review period begins April 11, 2014

Final EIR (PDF) 
Final EIR Errata (PDF) 
FEIR Letter (PDF)
MMRP  (PDF)

45-day review period begins January 30, 2014 

Notice of Availability (PDF) 
DEIR Volume I (PDF) 
DEIR Volume II [Appendices 1 of 2] (PDF) 
DEIR Volume III [Appendices 2 of 2] (PDF)


Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the 2121 Laurelwood Road U-Haul Center Project

30-day review period begins November 18, 2013 

Notice of Availability (PDF) 
MND with Appendices 2121 Laurelwood Road U-Haul Center Project (PDF)


Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Great America Campus Expansion Project at 4301, 4404, and 4451 Great America Parkway 

10-day review period begins October 28, 2013

Final Environmental Impact Report (PDF) 
Environmental Impact Report (PDF)

Appendices (15.66MB PDF)


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