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Environmental Planning

Environmental Review
Browse information about the environmental review of public and private projects.

Stormwater Management
Learn about the Municipal Regional Stormwater NPDES Permit, which requires new and redevelopment projects to include measures to treat urban runoff and prevent increases in runoff flows.

Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan
The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan provides a framework for promoting the protection and recovery of natural resources, including endangered species, while streamlining the permitting process for planned development, infrastructure, and maintenance activities.

Green Building
Discover how Green Building practices promote construction of buildings that are healthier for occupants and the environment.

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy was developed to ensure the Envision San Jose 2040 General Plan aligns with implementation requirements of Assembly Bill 32 (AB32) – the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.

Vehicle Miles Traveled Metric
Learn how the City is changing its Transportation Impact policy by replacing the Level of Service metric with Vehicles Miles Traveled Metric.