The 3.65-acre project site is located on the southeastern corner of the intersection of East Dunne and Murphy avenues, within an urbanized portion of Morgan Hill. The subject property is comprised of one parcel (APN 817-19-044 ) that has been historically used for agricultural purposes. The project site is currently developed with two residences, several outbuildings: a barn, a water tower structure, and sheds. The project site has a General Plan designation for Single-Family Medium Density use of 3 to 5 dwelling units per acre. Zoning for the project site is R1-7,000 the same residential zoning district as adjoining properties to the south and east. The project applicant is requesting approval of a subdivision of the project site into 14 residential lots, construct 10 detached single-family residences, retain 2 existing single-family residences, and build 2 single-family attached residential while retaining 0.31 acre (13,504 s.f.) of open space on the site.
The comment period was January 15 through February 5, 2016. Persons having comments concerning these projects, including objections to the basis of determination set forth in the IS, are invited to contact Terry Linder, Staff Planner City of Morgan Hill, 17575 Peak Avenue Morgan Hill, CA 95037.