The Vision for the San Jose 2040 General Plan is for the City of San Jose to achieve fiscal sustainability and improve its job-to-housing balance. Therefore, development within Urban Villages is planned to occur in phases, which are referred to as Horizons in the General Plan. Development proposals for commercial, office and other non-residential uses that are consistent with the General Plan are permitted regardless of what Horizon the development site is located within. In order to carefully manage San José’s expected housing growth; residential development is only permitted to occur in the current Horizon and will be available for residential and mixed use development up to the entire planned capacity following the preparation of an Urban Village plan.
The following is a list of Urban Villages that are currently in the planning stage for the preparation of an Urban Village Plan: