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Harker Middle School

Project Description

Planned Development Permit to allow the demolition of three existing academic buildings and a portion of an auditorium/gym building totaling approximately 19,000 square feet and the construction of a 38,898-square foot, 2-story classroom building, an approximately 15,254-square foot addition to the existing auditorium/gym, and site improvements including the removal of fifteen ordinance-size trees, circulation improvements, landscaping, and the addition of sports courts and a field for a proposed middle school with up to 600 students on an approximately 7.7-gross acre site.

harker school rendering

Harker Site Plan


A(PD) Planned Development Zoning District established through PDC91-077
More Information on site permit history: Online permits, Query by site address, PDC91-077 and PD12-027

Application Information

File Numbers: PD18-040
Initial Submittal Date: October 16, 2018
Owner Name: Harker School
Applicant Name: Pam Dickinson
More Information: Online Permits PD18-040

Site Location Data

Address / Street Location: 4525 Union Avenue/West side of Union Avenue, approximately 100 feet southerly of Barrett Avenue
Assessor's Parcel Number: 421-07-003
City Council District: 9
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Architectural Plan Set

Plan Set - 1st Revision submitted February 1, 2019 (34 MB file)

Environmental Documents

Upon completion of draft reports, documents will be posted on the Environmental Review webpage.

Public Hearing Date

Appeal-City Council

March 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM (The agenda with links for the memos and exhibits will be posted online, City Council Agenda)
City Council Chamber at 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA

Director's Hearing

November 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM
City Council Chamber at 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA

Prior Public Outreach / Meetings

When: Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Harker Gymnasium, 4525 Union Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124

Planning Staff Contact

Name / Title: Cassandra van der Zweep


Phone: (408) 535-7659
***Please submit comments via email to the address listed above***