Planning Division – Applications, Forms & Checklists

The City of Milpitas wants to help make your proposal a success. Contact the Planning Division at (408) 586-3279 to speak with a planner before completing and submitting any of the forms below. Take advantage of our pre-application process to meet with City staff, review the requirements and verify your application needs.

Applications:

Agreement for Payment of Costs of Development Application Processing

If your application requires a Private Job account, this agreement must be completed and signed to ensure the City’s cost recovery.

Large Family Child Care Home Questionnaire

This document is required for those wanting to establish a large family child care home facility within the City.

Planning & Zoning Application

This is the official planning & zoning application, and must completed for all projects.

Administrative Review:

Administrative permits are reviewed by Planning Staff in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance. Administrative permit applications are submitted at the Planning counter. These applications can often be reviewed the same day, but may require additional time to evaluate, depending on the scope and scale of the request.

Discretionary Review:

Discretionary case applications are submitted at the Planning counter and require additional review time. Depending on the type of application, it may be reviewed by the Planning Commission Sub-committee, Planning Commission or the City Council. There are times when an application requires review by more than one public hearing body.

Temporary Event:

For temporary events that are fewer than three (3) days in duration and do not propose any sound amplification may be approved by staff.

Special Event/Activity Information Packet & Application

Any temporary event or activity sponsored by a business, shopping center or organization which is held outside the confines of a permanent building.

Telecommunications Questionnaire

This document must be completed for all Telecommunications Antenna applications to determine if the project is subject to review by the Telecommunications Commission.

Temporary Promotional Sign Application

This document contains the rules regarding temporary promotional signs and must be completed by any applicant wanting to temporarily display a sign.

Checklists:

Prior to submitting an application, please consult with Planning staff to determine whether you have the appropriate application and fees. To help you with your application have a planner complete the following checklists:

Planning & Zoning Checklist

This form describes submittal requirements for a variety of entitlements. Please discuss submittal requirements with Planning Staff prior to project submittal.

Commercial LEED Checklist

This document contains ways to make a commercial building “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new commercial development.

Greenpoint Rated Checklist: Single Family

This document contains ways to make a single-family residential building “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new single-family residential development.

Multifamily Greenpoint Checklist

This document contains ways to make a multi-family residential building/complex “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new multi-family residential developments.

Telecommunications Antenna Checklist

This document must be completed for all Telecommunications Antenna applications to determine if the project is subject to review by the Telecommunications Commission.

Forms:

Affidavit of Notification and Mailing:

This outlines the applicant’s and City’s responsibilities with regard to notifying all owners and residents within a specified radius (depends on the application) of the project site if the project requires a public hearing.

“C.3” Fact Sheet – Stormwater Controls for New Development

This document contains facts about regulations for Stormwater Control and tips on implementing a control plan cost effectively.

Environmental Information Form

This document must be completed for all applications to assist the Planning Commission or City Council in determining if the project is subject to the California Environmental Quality Act.

Provision C.3 Data Form

This document must be completed for any projects that are replacing or adding impervious surfaces.

Sewer Needs Questionnaire

This document must be completed for all applications to determine water and sewer needs of the development.

Animal Hearing Request Form

Extension to Abate Request Form

Notice to Abate Hearing Request