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Envision San José 2040 General Plan
Annual Review Process
Annual Review Process
Pursuant to Policy IP-3.1 in the Envision San José 2040 General Plan, the City holds one Annual Review hearing per year for the Planning Commission and City Council to review and consider privately-initiated amendments to the General Plan. The Annual Review is used to understand the comprehensive impacts of all proposed General Plan Amendments on traffic, the environment, job growth, housing supply, and the City’s fiscal health, among other topics. General Plan Annual Review hearings are tentatively set to go to the Planning Commission by September and City Council by November of each year. Therefore, filing deadlines for General Plan Amendment applications must adhere to the processing schedule and filing deadlines below.
2017 GENERAL PLAN ANNUAL REVIEW: PROCESSING SCHEDULE
The application window for the 2016 General Plan Amendment Annual Review hearing cycle has closed.
General Plan Amendment requests for the
2017 General Plan Annual Review
should be submitted with a completed application and appropriate environmental documents -- most typically an Initial Study or Environmental Impact Report -- to the attention of Jared Hart, Supervising Planner, by 5:00 pm on the following dates:
With Admin Draft EIR by November 4, 2016
Environmental Impact Report
With Draft IS by March 10, 2017
If you have any questions regarding the Annual Review process please
Jared Hart, Supervising Planner.
2016 GENERAL PLAN ANNUAL REVIEW LIST
Estimated Planning Commission Hearing Date
Estimated City Council Hearing Date
General Plan Diagram Amendment to change the Land Use/Transportation Diagram designation from Neighborhood/Community Commercial to Regional Commercial on 9.3 gross acre site (in conjunction with PDC15-028)
North of Samaritan Drive, approximately 700 feet south of S. Bascom Drive
Privately initiated General Plan Text Amendment to amend the Roosevelt Park Urban Village Plan to reduce the minimum commercial FAR from 0.50 to 0.25 and increase maximum height across the entire site to 85 feet on a 2.77 gross acre site
Southeast corner of S. 26th Street and E. Santa Clara Street
General Plan Land Use / Transportation Diagram Amendment from (RR) Rural Residential to (RN) Residential Neighborhood designation for residential uses on a 1.33 gross acre site
Southeast corner of Almaden Road and Burnside Drive
General Plan Amendment to the Land Use / Transportation Diagram from OSPH Open Space, Parklands and Habitat designation to RN Residential Neighborhood designation on a 2.28 gross acre site
Southeasterly corner of Winfield Boulevard and Almaden Lake Drive
General Plan Amendment to the Land Use / Transportation Diagram from PQP Public-Quasi-Public designation to Neighborhood Community Commercial designation on a 31.56 gross acre site
Northeasterly corner of Yerba Buena Road and San Felipe Road
Privately initiated General Plan Text Amendment to amend the Alviso Specific Plan to change the height restrictions from 40 feet to 65 feet for buildings on a 39.9 gross acre site
4701 N. 1st St
City-initiated General Plan Amendment to change the Land Use / Transportation Diagram Amendment to Open Space, Parklands and Habitat designation on a 1.66 gross acre site.
Western side of South 31st Street between Alum Rock Avenue and East San Antonio Street
City-initiated General Plan Amendment to change the Transportation Diagram to be consistent with the North San Pedro Streetscape Project Improvements on West Julian Street between North Market Street and Notre Dame Avenue.
West Julian Street between North Market Street and Notre Dame Avenue
City-initiated General Plan Amendment request to change the Land Use / Transportation Diagram land use designation from Public / Quasi-Public (Silver Creek Planned Residential Community) to Lower Hillside (Silver Creek Planned Residential Community) on a 3-acre portion of a 2.1 1-acre site.
4200 Dove Hill
City-initiated General Plan Text Amendment to make minor revisions to the Envision San Jose 2040 General Plan.
City-initiated General Plan Text Amendment to include text clarifying how an adopted Urban Village Plan's text and goals and policies can be amended.
City-initiated General Plan Text Amendment to update the Growth Areas Planned Capacity by Horizon table in Appendix 5.
City-initiated General Plan Text Amendment to revise Urban Villages Design Policy CD-7.9 to allow more flexibility in building height step down adjacent to single-family residential sites with a Residential Neighborhood designation.
City-initiated General Plan Text Amendment to amend the Mixed Use Commercial land use designation to have a Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of 0.5 to 4.5 FAR for mixed-use projects and a 0.25 to 4.5 FAR for stand-alone commercial projects.
*last updated August 25, 2016
2015 General Plan Annual Performance Review
On December 8, 2015, City Council considered for acceptance the Envision San Jose 2040 General Plan
2015 Annual Performance Review
. The report provides an update on the City's progress in achieving Major Strategies identified in the General Plan.
Archived General Plan Annual Performance Reviews
Annual Performance Review
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