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Project Description
The Avalonbay West Valley Project is a Signature Project consisting of:

Planned Development Rezoning
(File No. PDC17-056) from the R-M Multiple Residence Zoning District to the RM(PD) Planned Development Zoning District; and 

Planned Development Permit (File No. PD17-027) to allow the demolition of the existing parking garage, tennis courts, pool, and amenity building and to allow the construction of a mixed-used development including up to 307 residential units, approximately 17,800 square feet of retail/commercial space, residential amenities including two pools, and 1,110 new parking spaces within the existing multi-family residential development on an approximately 20.08-gross acre site. The proposed project would also include the removal of up to 281 existing trees and the allowance of extended construction hours.

Vesting Tentative Tract Map (File No. PT18-049) to merge seven lots and then subdivision into two lots.


General Plan and Zoning
General Plan: Mixed Use Neighborhood
Existing Zoning: R-M Multiple Residence
Proposed Zoning: RM(PD) Planned Development

Application Information
File Numbers: PDC17-056 and PD17-027
Initial Submittal Date: December 12, 2017
Owner Name: AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Applicant Name: Joe Kirchofer, AvalonBay and Erik Schoennauer, The Schoennauer Company, LLC
More Information: Online Permits PDC17-056 and PD17-027 and  PT18-049

Site Location Data
Address / Street Location: 700 Saratoga (east side of Saratoga Avenue between Blackford Avenue and Manzanita Drive)
Assessor's Parcel Number(s): 299-37-024, -026, -030, -032, and -033
City Council District: 1
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Architectural Plan Set
PD Zoning Plan Set - Revised November 2018 (Note: This is a 49 MB file)
PD Permit Plan Set - Revised November 2018 (Note: This is a 66 MB File)

Environmental Documents
Upon completion of draft reports, documents will be posted on the Environmental Review webpage.

Public Outreach / Meetings
Public Community Meeting was held on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
Public Community Meeting was held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.
Planning Commission: May 22, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.; City Council Chambers, City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara St., San José
City Council: June 11, 2019- 6:00 p.m.; City Council Chambers, City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara St., San José

Planning Staff Contact
Name / Title: Cassandra van der Zweep, Planner II
Phone: (408) 535-7659
***Please submit comments via email to the address listed above***