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ORDINANCE 2115 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING THE <br />TOWN CODE DIVISION 7, SECTIONS 29.10.305 THROUGH 29.10.320, <br />SECTION 29.10.3020, AND SECTION 29.20.185(8)a <br />REGARDING SECOND DWELLING UNIT <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />Town Code Division 7, Section 29.10.305 through 29.10.320 are repealed and replaced with the <br />following: <br />Division 7 <br />Second Dwelling Units <br />Section 29.10.305. Intent and Authority <br />This division is adopted to comply with amendments to State Law §65852.2 which mandates that <br />applications for secondary dwelling units be considered ministerially without a public hearing. <br />It provides for the Town to set standards for the development of second dwelling units to <br />increase the supply of affordable housing in a manner that is compatible with existing <br />neighborhoods. <br />Section 29.10.310. Definitions <br />Existing Unlawful Second Units. An existing unlawful second dwelling unit is defined as a <br />second dwelling that existed in the Town or the County on June 1, 1983, and has existed and <br />been used continuously from that date to the date on which application to Town is made for a <br />second dwelling unit permit. Existing unlawful secondary dwelling units are eligible for a second <br />dwelling unit permit regardless of the zone in which the property is located. <br />New Second Dwelling Unit. A second dwelling unit is defined as an attached (with an interior <br />or exterior entrance) or a detached residential dwelling unit, created after June 1, 1983. It shall <br />include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation on the same <br />parcel as the single - family dwelling is situated. A second dwelling unit also includes efficiency <br />units and manufactured homes. <br />Efficiency Unit. As defined by the Uniform Building Code. <br />Manufactured Home. As defined by the Uniform Building Code. <br />Nonconforming units. A nonconforming second dwelling unit is defined as a second dwelling <br />unit that exists under the following circumstances: <br />Page 1 of 7 <br />