EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Private Development Areas: Santa Clara County, California, 2015

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Description
This polygon shapefile depicts private development areas in the County of Santa Clara, California categorized as: Private, Urban or Rural. Development projects that are not subject to the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency Habitat Plan Permit Area must comply with federal and state endangered species laws, as applicable. The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan provides a framework for promoting the protection and recovery of natural resources, including endangered species, while streamlining the permitting process for planned development, infrastructure, and maintenance activities. Applications for development within the Habitat Plan Permit Area are processed by the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. This layer is maintained by the Santa Clara County Planning Office TeamGIS on behalf of the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. This layer is part of a collection of GIS data for Santa Clara County, California.The Santa Clara County Planning Office is part of the Department of Planning and Development. Their primary function is to plan and regulate land use and development within the unincorporated portions of Santa Clara County. Other responsibilities include policy analysis, GIS services, research and technical assistance relating to land use, housing, environmental protection, historic preservation and demographics. The Geographic Information Services Department has taken on all those activities related to GIS data and GIS process and procedures that cross organizational boundaries. Santa Clara County encompasses 15 cities and approximately 1.7 million people. This coverage can be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analyses of geospatial data.
Publisher
Santa Clara County (Calif.). Planning Office
Place(s)
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Subject(s)
Community development, Building permits, Habitat conservation, Planning and Cadastral, and Environment
Year
2015
Held by
Stanford
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