Agricultural Employee Housing Zoning Ordinance Amendment

The County of Santa Clara is proposing Zoning Ordinance amendments to streamline the permitting process for agricultural employee housing. This proposal provides a range of options that should address the critical housing needs of our farmers and ranchers – large and small, new and established – by enabling them to more quickly and at much lower permit cost provide housing to their workers and families.

All interested parties may attend a public hearing of the Planning Commission on Thursday, May 28, 2020, beginning at 1:30pm.

Pursuant to the provisions of California Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, issued on

March 17, 2020, this public hearing will be held by teleconference only. No physical location will be available for this public hearing; however, members of the public will be able to participate in the public hearing at Please review the Public Comment Instructions included in this Public Notice.

Agenda-related documents will be available online approximately seven days before the above hearing date at

Prior to the above hearing date, written communications should be delivered to Michael Meehan, Senior Planner and Agricultural Plan Program Manager, Department of Planning and Development, County of Santa Clara, 70 West Hedding Street, East Wing, 7th Floor, San Jose, CA 95110-1770, [email protected], (408) 299-5775.


If you would like to be included on our interested parties list, please fill out the form below:


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