Barrett-Catalyst Kids

Project Number: SR2022-0017/VAR2022-0005: 
Request for a Design Permit to construct a new 8,420 square foot childcare facility that includes eight classrooms with supporting office, storage space, and outdoor playground areas. The proposal also includes a Minor Exception to the setback standards to allow a reduced setback by three feet along Butterfield Boulevard. 

Administrative Review

A Notice of Consideration is to advise nearby property owners and the general public that the Morgan Hill Development Services Department has set a pending action date on October 11, 2022, for the Design Review Permit. Send all comments to Tiffany Brown at tiffany.brown@morganhill.ca.gov.

Location

Northwest corner of Barrett Avenue and Butterfield Boulevard. Assessor's Parcel Number: 817-30-080

Previous Entitlement: UP2021-0007/EA2021-0007

This project proposal is a request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a new 8,420 square-foot childcare facility that includes eight classrooms with an associated outdoor playground, supporting office, and storage space. If approved, the proposal will require a Design Permit for the architectural style and landscaping. 

Planning Commission Meeting 

On June 14, 2022, the Planning Commission conducted a Public hearing on the Barrett-Catalyst Kids project. After reviewing the applicant's request for a Conditional Use Permit, Planning Commission voted 4-0-2 in favor. 

Planning Commission Approvals

Environmental Review

The project qualifies for a CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 (In-Fill Development Projects) exemption. None of the exceptions to categorical exemptions identified by CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2 are applicable to the proposed project.