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ORDINANCE 2021 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 29 TO PROVIDE A MORE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF <br />ADDITIONAL RESTAURANT USE IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />The C -2 (Central Business District Commercial) zone of the Town of Los Gatos contains a <br />mix of retail, restaurant, and associated uses that sustains the economic vitality and historic <br />atmosphere of the area, and is an essential part of the community. However, too many restaurants <br />concentrated in this one area would displace retail uses that are vital to continued success and to <br />having businesses that attract Town residents throughout the day. This ordinance is intended to <br />discourage the displacement of retail uses by restaurant uses by requiring the Planning Commission to <br />conduct a careful review of all applications for new restaurant uses in the C -2 zone through the public <br />hearing process. <br />SECTION II <br />Section 29.10.020 is amended to read as follows: <br />Bar means a drinking place where alcoholic beverages and snacks are served; possibly with <br />entertainment such as music, television screens, video games or pool tables. <br />Restaurant, fast food means a restaurant with a large carry -out clientele, long hours of service, <br />some open for breakfast but all open for lunch and dinner, and high turnover rates for eat -in <br />customers. <br />Restaurant, high turnover (sit -down) means a restaurant with turnover rates generally of less <br />than one hour, is usually moderately priced and frequently belong to a restaurant chain, generally <br />serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, and are sometimes open 24 hours a day. <br />Restaurant, quality means a restaurant of high quality and with turnover rates usually of at <br />