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Habitat Plan Permit Area: Santa Clara County, California, 2015

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Description
This polygon shapefile depicts the Habitat Plan permit areas in the County of Santa Clara, California which lies primarily within southern portion of the County. The boundary of the permit area is based on ecological and hydrologic factors along with jurisdictional boundaries. The permit area boundaries are defined by the following: All of City of San Jose except Baylands; All of City of Morgan Hill and Gilroy; Santa Clara County in Guadalupe, Coyote, and Pajaro Watersheds; and Excludes Henry Coe State Park. The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency is composed of the County of Santa Clara, along with the cities of San Jose, Morgan Hill and Gilroy, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and Santa Clara Valley Water District. The goal of this plan is to provide for the conservation of endangered and/or threatened species, thereby contributing to their recovery while allowing for compatible and appropriate development to occur. 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)
Sustainable urban development, Habitat conservation, Environment, and Planning and Cadastral
Year
2015
Held by
Stanford
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