Grocery Store – 1261 E. Calaveras Blvd: A request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow a 3,650 square-foot grocery store in an existing building on a 4.3-acre site in the Victorian Square commercial shopping center, located at 1261 E Calaveras Boulevard.  Janatha Bazar will offer for sale a variety of general Indian food products including fresh and frozen vegetables, meats, dairy and bakery products, frozen prepared foods, and a selection of crockery and cooking tools.  The proposed hours of operation are 9:00AM to 9:00PM, Monday to Sunday. 

CEQA:  The Project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities).  As a separate and independent basis, the Project is also exempt from environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15183 (Projects Consistent with a Community Plan, General Plan, or Zoning).

Project Location Map:  1261 E Calaveras Blvd. (N/W Corner of E Calaveras Blvd. and N Park Victoria Dr.) 

Project Plans: Preliminary Project Plans

Questions: In lieu of attending the Zoom Planning Commission meeting, Milpitas residents may submit comments or questions about this project via the Online Public Forum. You may submit comments or questions to the Project Planner at the address below. Please write “Comment for Janatha Bazar, 1261 E Calaveras Blvd.” in the subject line. The deadline to submit comments is May 11, 2021.  The Milpitas Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this item on May 12, 2021, and a public notice for that meeting will be posted separately.

Project Planner: Adrienne Smith, Associate Planner,
Project Applicant: Arvind S. Iyer, Architect, I&A Architects Inc.,, 415-828-4937