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Belmont Village Senior Living Facility

Project Description

Conventional zone change (C18-018) from R-1-8 Single Family Residence District to the CN Commercial Neighborhood Zoning District; and

Conditional Use Permit (CP18-025) to demolish four buildings/structures, remove 20 ordinance-size trees, 4 non-ordinance size trees and construct a 4-story, 152-unit senior assisted living and memory care facility on a 3.79 gross acre site.

Belmont Village Senior Living Facility Rendering

General Plan Land Use Designation

Mixed Use Commercial


Existing: R-1-8 Single Family Residence
Proposed: CN Commercial Neighborhood

Application Information

  • File Numbers: C18-018 & CP18-025
  • Initial Submittal Date: June 28, 2018
  • Owner Names: Union School District
  • Applicant Name: BV Union Avenue, LLC
  • More Information: Use and search by Permit, Property or Zoning Information. Type in the permit/reference number C18-018 & CP18-025.

Site Location Data

Address / Street Location: 5175 Union Avenue
Assessor's Parcel Numbers: 421-20-010

Architectural Plan Set

Environmental Documents

The Draft MND, Initial Study, and reference documents are available online. The documents are also available for review from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the City of San José Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, located at City Hall, 200 East Santa Clara Street; and at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Library, located at 150 E. San Fernando Street and Cambrian Branch Library, located at 1780 Hillsdale Avenue, San José.

The public is welcome to review and comment on the Draft MND. The public comment period for this Draft MND begins on Friday, September 6, 2019 and ends on Thursday, September 26, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Cassandra van der Zweep at (408) 535-7659, or by email at and Thai-Chau Le at (408) 535-5658 or by email at

Public Hearing

Planning Commission:
October 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM 
City Council Chamber at 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA.

City Council:
November 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM 
City Council Chamber at 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA.

Planning Commission agendas are posted a week prior and City Council agendas are posted 10 days prior at: Commission and Hearing page.

Public Outreach / Meetings

May 20, 2019 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Union Middle School
2130 Los Gatos Almaden Road
San Jose, CA 95124

Planning Staff Contact

Name / Title: Angela Wang, Planner II
**Please submit comments to the email address above and include the project file numbers in the subject line of the email**

Language Translation

Alternate languages may be selected through Google Translate option located in the bottom left corner of this webpage. If you have additional questions regarding this project and need a translator, please contact the appropriate translator noted below.

  • Spanish: Para información en español acerca de esta solicitud, comuníquese con Jennifer Provedor al 408-793-4100, e índique el números de Proyecto CP18-028 y T18-028.
  • Vietnamese: To speak with a Vietnamese translator, please contact Thai-Chau Le at 408-793-4305 and mention the following project numbers: CP18-026 and T18-028.