San Jose: Public Review Draft SEIR: Marriott Townplace Suites Project (Josefa and West San Carlos Streets)
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The project includes a General Plan Amendment (GP20-005) to modify the 110-foot building heights area contained within the Southern Zone in the Diridon Station Area Plan (DSAP) and referenced in the Downtown Strategy 2040 plan, a Site Development Permit (H19-053) to allow the demolition of up to three residential units, a water tank building, three commercial buildings (approximately 14,176 square feet), and two sheds for the construction of a 175-room hotel, and a Vesting Tentative Map (T20-004) to merge four lots into one lot on an approximately 0.60-gross acre site.

Location: northeast corner at the intersection of Josefa and West San Carlos Streets, San José

Assessor's Parcel Nos.:  259-47-013, -014, -015, -016

Council District:  3          File Nos.: GP20-005, H19-053, and T20-004

The proposed project will have potentially significant environmental effects on construction air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, hazardous materials, and construction and construction noise and vibration. With implementation of mitigation measures, the potential impacts would be less than significant.

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The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires this notice to disclose whether any listed toxic sites are present at the project location. The project site is not listed on any toxic sites databases. The Draft EIR and documents referenced in the Draft EIR are available for review online at the City of San José's "Active EIRs" website at

In response to the County's COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order, hard copies are not available for review at libraries or at City Hall. Therefore, if requested, a hard copy will be mailed to you. Please allow time for printing and delivery.

The public review period for this Public Review Draft EIR begins on April 5, 2021 and ends on May 20, 2021. Written comments must be received at the Planning Department by 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2021 to be addressed as part of the formal EIR review process.

Please submit written comments to Reema Mahamood in the Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement via the following methods:

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Mail:    Department of Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement
Attn:  Reema Mahamood
200 E. Santa Clara Street, T-3
San Jose, CA 95113

For the official record, please date your comments, and reference Planning File No. H19-053.

Following the close of the public review period, the Director of Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement will prepare a Final Environmental Impact Report that will include responses to comments received during the review period. At least ten days prior to the public hearing on the EIR, the City's responses to comments received during the public review period will be available for review and will be sent to those who have commented in writing on the EIR during the public review period.stats

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