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Public Review Draft MND: 259 Meridian Ave Mixed-Use Project

Public Review Draft MND: 259 Meridian Ave Mixed-Use Project

The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration for 259 Meridian Ave Mixed-Use Project is available online. Public review period will start February 21, 2020 and ends March 12, 2020.

Post Date: 02/21/2020


Project Name:  259 Meridian Avenue Residential Mixed-Use Development           File No.: PDC18-016 and PD19-011

Description: Planned Development Rezoning to rezone the R-2 Two-Family Residential Zoning District and the CO Commercial Office Zoning District to a CP(PD) Planned Development Zoning District and a Planned Development Permit to allow the removal of nine non-ordinance sized trees, the demolition of three existing buildings totaling approximately 19,000 square feet and the construction of a four to seven-story mixed-use building with up to 226 residential units and approximately 1,400 square feet of ground-floor commercial square feet on an approximately 1.3 gross acre site.

Location: 259 Meridian Avenue                 Assessor’s Parcel No.: 274-14-152                             Council District:  6

Applicant Contact Information:  Jerry Strangis; Strangis Properties; 3546 Steval Place San José, CA 95136; (408) 723-2177.

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.The public is welcome to review and comment on the Draft MND. The public comment period for this Draft MND begins on February 21, 2020 and ends March 12, 2020.

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; at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Library, located at 150 E. San Fernando Street; and Rose Garden Branch Library located at 1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126.

For additional information, please contact Thai-Chau Le at (408) 535-5658, or by e-mail at


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