Parkside Trails Project
Parkside Trails LLC, property owner of the former McDonald Dorsa Quarry site located on the east side of Stevens Canyon Road, south of Ricardo Road, is proposing a project involving a General Plan Amendment and Zoning Map Amendment on an approximately 42-acre portion of the site. Please see the attached flyers (links to both flyers) for details on their proposal and their previously-held applicant-sponsored meeting. A formal application was filed with the City on February 18, 2014. Below is a broad overview of the proposed project.
Project Information and Location
Project Name: Parkside Trails Residential Project
Application Nos.: EA-2014-04, GPA-2014-01, Z-2014-02, DA-2014-01, DP-2014-03, ASA-2014-04, TM-2014-02, TR-2014-14
Location: The project site is located off Stevens Canyon Road, immediately south of existing residences on Ricardo Road (APNs 351-10-028 and -043; and project-related parcels: APNs 356-27-026, 356-05-005, 356-05-007, 356-05-008 and 356-05-009).
The project applicant is requesting approval of a General Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Tentative Map to subdivide a 42.4-acre site into three parcels, the Residential (8.5 acres), Corridor (4.1 acres), and Park (29.8 acres) parcels, and further subdivide the Residential parcel into 18 residential lots and two common area lots for a proposed 18-unit single-family residential Planned Development. Approval of a Development Permit, Architectural Site Approval, Development Agreement, and Tree Removal Permit is also requested for the proposed development and for the removal and replacement of 135 protected trees. The General Plan land use designation and Zoning designation of the Residential, Corridor and Park parcels are proposed to be amended from Very Low Density (5-20 Acre Slope Density Formula) and Residential Hillside (RHS) to: Low Density (1-5 DU/GR. Ac) and Planned Single-Family Residential Development with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet (P(R1-10)) (Residential parcel); Riparian Corridor and OS, Open Space (Corridor parcel); and Parks and Open Space and OS, Open Space (Park parcel). A Mitigated Negative Declaration is proposed.
The initial study, required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the project, and the Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) are now complete and available for review. Persons having comments on the adequacy of the draft MND/Initial Study are invited to furnish their comments in writing to the Planning Division by 5:30 pm on August 10, 2014. To download or view a copy of the environmental documents, please use the links below.
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration
Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration
Parkside Trails Initial Study
Appendix A - Parkside Trails Feasibility Study
Appendix B - Community Risk Assessment
Appendix C - Biological Resources Report
Appendix D - Tree Survey
Appendix E - Geotechnical Investigation
Appendix F - Hazardous Material Studies
Appendix G - C3 Stormwater Management Plan
Appendix H - Stormwater Management Modeling
Appendix I - Hydrogeologic Assessment
Appendix J - Noise Assessment
Appendix K - Intersection Analysis
Appendix L - Sight Distance Analysis
Appendix M - Pedestrian Analysis
Parkside Trails Past Community Meetings
Date & Time: March 26, 2014 (6:00pm – 8:00pm)
Location: Rancho Deep Cliff Town Homes Clubhouse – Community Room
Rancho Deep Cliff Drive at Kester Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014
Date & Time: August 12, 2012 (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
Location: Quinlan Community Center, Cupertino Room
Cupertino Memorial Park
10185 N Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014
Parkside Trails Public Meeting/Hearings
The Environmental Review Committee meeting to discuss the draft MND/Initial Study is tentatively scheduled on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9:30 AM in the EOC Room located at 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA, 95014.
The Planning Commission hearing to provide a recommendation to the City Council on the project and the draft MND/Initial Study is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:45 PM at Cupertino Community Hall located at 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA, 95014.
The City Council hearing to take action on the project and adopt the draft MND/Initial Study is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:45 PM at Cupertino Community Hall. The City Council hearing for the second reading of the rezoning and development agreement applications is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:45 PM in Cupertino Community Hall.
Please note that agendas are subject to change. Please contact the Planning Department at 408-777-3308 or the City’s website at www.cupertino.org/agenda to confirm the hearing dates.
Parkside Trail Location Map