San Jose: Public Review of Draft MND: Presentation High School Master Plan (SP18-008)
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Project Name:
 Presentation High School Master Plan

File No.: SP18-008

Description: Special Use Permit to allow the demolition of approximately 59,494 square feet of existing student center, chapel, and classroom buildings on the Presentation High School campus, and the construction of approximately 106,902 square feet of new multi-purpose, student union, administration, chapel, facilities workshop and classroom buildings in four phases. The Master Plan also includes the expansion of on-site parking areas and the addition of an on-site circulation loop, and construction of new plaza, courtyard and landscaped areas. The Special Use Permit would allow an increase in enrollment from 750 students to 850 students, and the faculty would increase from 60 to 110.

Location: The project is located on an approximately 8.8-acre site in suburban San José, bounded by Booksin Avenue on the west and Plummer Avenue on the east (2281 Plummer Avenue).

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Assessor's Parcel No.: 446-38-035
Council District:  6

Applicant Contact Information:  Presentation High School (Holly Elkins, President), 2281 Plummer Avenue
San José, CA 95125. (408) 264-1664.

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 Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for this project.  An MND is a statement by the City that the project will not have a significant effect on the environment because the project will include mitigation measures that will reduce identified project impacts to a less than significant level.  The project site is not present on any list 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 MND. The public comment period for this Draft MND begins on Friday May 22, 2020 and ends on Friday June 22, 2020.  The Draft MND, Initial Study, and reference documents are available online at:

In response to the COVID-19 and Shelter-in-Place policy, hard copies are no longer available at the typical locations such as the City of San José Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, located at City Hall, 200 East Santa Clara Street; and at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Library, located at 150 E. San Fernando Street during normal business hours.

Therefore, if requested, a hard copy will be mailed to you. Please allow time for printing and delivery. Please contact Meenaxi Raval at

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