SCUV - Cupertino Response

Latest update: On August 2, 2017, the Mayor of Cupertino submitted a third letter detailing concerns regarding the Stevens Creek Urban Village plan, regarding compliance with the disclosure requirement of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Letter to City of San Jose - Draft Stevens Creek Urban Village Plan - Third Letter Aug 2017.pdf

On June 27, 2017, the Mayor of the City of Cupertino submitted additional communications regarding concerns related to the Stevens Creek Urban Village plan. These include:

  • Request for lower maximum building heights compared to other urban village plans where height limits are lower.
  • The need for a robust transportation system plan, and suitability of an apparent reliance on Bus Rapid Transit.
  • Request for an supplemental environmental impact report to address changed circumstances from 2011.
  • Request to be notified of all projects within the Stevens Creek Urban Village.
SCUV Cupertino Comments 2017-06-27.pdf

On May 18, 2017, the Mayor of the City of Cupertino sent a letter to the City of San Jose, expressing many of the same concerns about the Stevens Creek Urban Village plans that residents had voiced. These included:

  • Traffic and need for more updated environmental reviews.
  • Housing Density incompatibility with adjacent neighborhoods.
  • Maximum allowable building heights of 85 feet abutting residential properties is too high.
  • Accessibility to parkland.
  • A call for collaboration between the cities and residents.
Letter from Cupertino to San Jose May 18 2017 - 2nd one re Urban Village - Savita signed.pdf