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ORDINANCE2306 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 29 (ZONING REGULATIONS) OF THE TOWN CODE <br />REGARDING FAMILY DAYCARE HOME REGULATIONS <br />WHEREAS, in 2019, Senate Bill 234 amended Government Code Sections 1596.72 <br />through 1597.543 regarding family daycare homes; to address the current shortage of <br />regulated childcare; and <br />WHEREAS, the current definition of large family daycare home within the Town Code is <br />for seven (7) to twelve (12) children; and <br />WHEREAS, the new State law requires family daycare homes to allow up to fourteen <br />(14) children; and <br />WHEREAS, the current regulations of family daycare homes within the Town Code <br />would require a large family daycare home to obtain approval of a discretionary large family <br />daycare home permit from the Development Review Committee; and <br />WHEREAS, the new State law requires large family daycare homes to be considered a <br />residential use by right; and <br />WHEREAS, the Town Council wishes to amend the Town Code, to consider a small or <br />large family daycare home as a residential use by right, to comply with the new State law; and <br />WHEREAS, this matter was regularly noticed in conformance with State and Town law <br />and came before the Planning Commission for public hearing on February 26, 2020; and <br />WHEREAS, on February 26, 2020, the Planning Commission reviewed and commented <br />on the proposed amendments regarding family daycare home regulations and forwarded a <br />recommendation to the Town Council for approval of the proposed amendments; and <br />WHEREAS, this matter was regularly noticed in conformance with State and Town law <br />and came before the Town Council for public hearing on March 17, 2020; and <br />WHEREAS, on March 17, 2020, the Town Council continued this matter to the Town <br />Council meeting on April 7, 2020; and <br />1 of <br />Ordinance 2306 April 21, 2020 <br />