Laserfiche WebLink
ORDINANCE 2233 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING SECTION 29.60.320 OF THE TOWN CODE REGARDING PERMITTED <br />USES IN THE C -2 ZONE; AMENDING SECTION 29.70.100 OF THE TOWN CODE <br />REGARDING PERMITTED USES IN THE LM ZONE; AMENDING SECTION <br />29.10.020 REGARDING DEFINITIONS OF THE SALES, SERVICE, AND /OR REPAIR <br />OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND SERVICE STATIONS; AND SECTION 29.20.185 <br />REGARDING USES PEMITTED WITH A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br />WHEREAS, this matter was introduced by the Town Council for public hearing on <br />June 16, 2014, and was regularly noticed in conformance with State and Town law. <br />WHEREAS, the Town seeks to amend Section 29.60.320, Section 29.70.100, Section <br />29.10.020, and Section 29.20.185 of the Town Code regarding permitted uses within the C -2, <br />CH, and LM zones, the sales, service, and /or repair of electric vehicles, and service stations. <br />WHEREAS, the restrictions placed on the C -2 zoning (Los Gatos Town Code Section <br />29.60.320) were intended to encourage and allow a wide variety of retail, service, entertainment <br />and administrative activities which are necessary to serve a large trading area. <br />WHEREAS, the restrictions placed on the CH zoning (Los Gatos Town Code Section <br />29.60.420) were intended for vehicular oriented activities and sales along highway frontages <br />(e.g., streets), intermingled with compatible retail, service and administrative activities. <br />WHEREAS, the restrictions placed on the LM zoning (Los Gatos Town Code Section <br />29.70.100) were intended for small scale light industrial, repair and service - oriented activities <br />that provide services to Town residents in addition to retailing, service and administrative <br />activities. <br />WHEREAS, the market for electric vehicles in the United States, including Los Gatos, <br />has steadily increased since the introduction of commercially available models in 2011, and with <br />