San Jose: Public Review Draft ND: Diamond Heights Valley Christian
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Project Name
:  Diamond Heights Valley Christian  File No.: GP18-010

Description: General Plan Amendment to change the Land Use Designation from Rural Residential to Residential Neighborhood for three properties on Diamond Heights Drive on a 4.6-gross acre site zoned A (PD). The proposed Land Use Designation of Residential Neighborhood allows a density of eight du/ac and a FAR of up to 0.7. The project site is predominantly a vacant hillside which slopes down to the north and east.

Location: West side of Diamond Heights Drive, approximately 200' southerly of Senter Road
Assessor's Parcel No.: 684-43-030, -031, -032
Council District:  2

Applicant Contact Information:  Robert Valiton, Valley Christian Schools, 100 Skyway Drive, San Jose, CA 95111, (408)513-2534

The City has performed an environmental review of the project.  The environmental review examines the nature and extent of any adverse effects on the environment that could occur if the project is approved and implemented.  Based on the review, the City has prepared a Draft Negative Declaration (ND) for this project. A ND is a statement by the City that the project will not have a significant effect on the environment without the need for mitigation measures. The project site is not included on a list of hazardous materials sites compiled pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the California Government Code.

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The public is welcome to review and comment on the Draft ND. The public comment period for this Draft ND begins on September 10, 2019 and ends on September 30, 2019.

The Draft ND, Initial Study, and reference documents are available online at: 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; the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Library, located at 150 E. San Fernando Street, and the Edenvale Branch Library, located at 101 Branham Lane E.

For additional information, please contact Kara Hawkins at (408) 535-7852, or by e-mail at

Circulation period: September 10, 2019 to September 30, 2019stats

Filed Under: Government, City

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