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<br />PREPARED BY: Lynne Lampros <br /> Deputy Town Attorney <br /> <br /> <br />Reviewed by: Town Manager, Assistant Town Manager <br /> <br /> <br />110 E. Main Street Los Gatos, CA 95030 ‚óŹ 406-354-6832 <br /> <br />TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />MEETING DATE: 01/21/20 ITEM NO: 3 <br /> <br />DATE: January 21, 2020 <br />TO: Mayor and Town Council <br />FROM: Laurel Prevetti, Town Manager <br />SUBJECT: Adopt an Ordinance of the Town of Los Gatos Amending Chapter 16, Article I, <br />Section 16.20.035, Construction <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt the ordinance that was introduced at the Town Council meeting of December 17, 2019, <br />amending Chapter 16, Article I, Section 16.20.035, Construction. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Town Council directed Staff to analyze the ordinance for construction work hours and propose <br />amendments to the times allowed. <br /> <br />DISCUSSION: <br />At public hearing on December 17, 2019, the Council considered amendments to Town Code <br />Section 16.20.035 and directed Staff to return with the following amendment to the Town <br />Code: <br /> <br />Sec. 16.20.035. - Construction. <br />(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to <br />6:00 p.m. weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays, construction, alteration or repair <br />activities which are authorized by a valid Town permit or as otherwise allowed by Town permit, <br />shall be allowed if they meet at least one of the following noise limitations: <br />(1) No individual piece of equipment shall produce a noise level exceeding eighty-five (85) <br />dBA at twenty-five (25) feet. If the device is located within a structure on the property, the <br />measurement shall be made at distances as close to twenty-five (25) feet from the device as <br />possible.