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ORDINANCE 2248 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING SECTION 29.10.09025 OF THE LOS GATOS TOWN CODE <br />TO ALLOW COTTAGE FOOD INDUSTRY BUSINESSES AS HOME OCCUPATION <br />BUSINESSES AS REQUIRED BY ASSEMBLY BILL 1616 AND TO INCLUDE <br />ADDITIONAL PROHIBITED HOME OCCUPATION USES <br />WHEREAS, the Town Council of Los Gatos seeks to implement AB 1616 to allow <br />cottage food industry businesses as home occupation businesses; and <br />WHEREAS, the Town Council wishes to include additional prohibited home occupation <br />uses; and <br />NOW, THEREFORE, <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />Los Gatos Town Code 29.10.09025 is hereby amended to read as follows: <br />Sec. 29.10.09025. — Home occupations. <br />(a) Scope. Home occupations are allowed in any dwelling in any zone, even if the dwelling <br />is nonconforming, subject to the following regulations: <br />(1) No premises shall be used for a home occupation unless the user has a home occupation <br />permit. <br />(2) There shall be no employees other than members of the resident family. <br />(3) There shall be no materials or mechanical equipment used which are not such as would <br />be employed in normal household or hobby activities. <br />(4) The home occupation shall not involve the presence of more than (1) customer on the <br />premises at any time. <br />(5) The home occupation shall not cause pedestrian or vehicular traffic or the parking of <br />vehicles either on the premises or on public or private streets or sidewalks adjacent to <br />the premises in numbers or volumes which exceed that which is usual in the Town at <br />comparable places of residence where there is no home occupation. <br />(6) There shall be no use of commercial vehicles for delivery of materials to or from the <br />premises. <br />(7) There shall be no storage of materials or supplies indoors or outdoors in a manner <br />which is visible from adjacent premises or public ways. <br />(8) There shall be no advertising sings or structures. <br />