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File #: 20-567    Version: 1
Type: Land Use Consent Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action:
Title: PP20-009 - Amendment to Title 20 (The Zoning Ordinance).
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Memorandum, 4/13/2020, 3. Supplemental Memorandum, 4. Ordinance, 5. Memorandum from Jimenez, 4/24/2020
...Title
PP20-009 - Amendment to Title 20 (The Zoning Ordinance).
...Recommendations
(a) Approve an ordinance of the City of San José amending Chapter 20.190 of Title 20 of the San José Municipal Code to extend the applicability of City density bonus development incentives and to update the City’s density bonus ordinance in conformance with state law; amending Chapter 20.30, Chapter 20.40, Chapter 20.70, Chapter 20.75 and Chapter 20.200 to enumerate and add a definition for Permanent Supportive Housing and Low Barrier Navigation Center; adding Chapter 20.195 to implement ministerial approvals required by California Government Code Section 65650 et. seq., 65660 et. seq., and 65913.4; and to make other technical, non-substantive, or formatting changes within those sections of Title 20 of the San José Municipal Code.
(b) As recommended by the Rules and Open Government Committee on May 13, 2020:
(1) Direct staff to investigate whether additional amendments to the Zoning Code are necessary to clarify the intent behind AB 101 and AB 2162. Specifically:
a. Determine whether AB 2162 applies more broadly to zones where multi-family residential is allowed as a conditional or special use, including mixed-use residential/commercial as a conditional or special use.
b. Determine whether AB 101 requires Low Barrier Navigation Center as a by-right use in residential zones where multifamily uses are permitted.
c. Return to Council with these amendments, or the results of this investigation, before the summer recess.
(2) Direct staff to return to Council with the following additional modifications to the Zoning Code before the end of the year to be more explicitly consistent with Senate Bill 2 (2007), add Transitional Housing, as defined in Ordinance No. 28680, to the land use tables for all residential and mixed-use Zoning Districts. Transitional Housing should remain a permitted use in all residential zones, as required by Ordinance No. 28680, and be allowed as a conditional or ...

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