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Amending Title 20 of the Municipal Code - Incidental Homeless Shelter
File No. PP17-015
A Director-initiated Amendment to Title 20 of the Municipal Code to: (a) create standards that could allow incidental shelter of homeless individuals and families in a safe place, by allowing the incidental shelter as an incidental permitted use, to an existing assembly use, where the shelter is provided inside existing building(s) that are constructed and operating in compliance with the San José Municipal Code and (b) to allow the program established under the Temporary Shelter in Church Ordinance (No. 29767) to stay in effect beyond June 30, 2017.

Location: Citywide

Public Comment Period
April 25, 2017 to May 15, 2017 at 5pm

Project Documents for Public Comment Period


Project Document for City Council Hearing on August 8, 2017
The following Initial Study was revised per City Council's direction on June 27, 2017:


Environmental Project Manager
Kieulan Pham
(408) 535-3844



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Content on this page was updated on 7/07/2017