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MEETING DATE: 8/16/10 <br />Zowr+oF I'I"EMNO: *~, <br />°• ~ DESK ITEM <br />to .a~~ oa COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />S GAS <br />DATE: August 16, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER ~i~--., <br />SUBJECT: DRAFT LOS GATOS 2020 GENERAL PLAN AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL <br />IMPACT REPORT ON THE DRAFT LOS GATOS 2020 GENERAL PLAN <br />UPDATE <br />REMARKS: <br />Staff has received the following recommmended edits to Draft Land Use Element pages LU-14 <br />and LU-18, and Draft Vasona Light Rail Element page VLR-6 fiom a planning firm representing <br />a development applicant. After consulting with the Town Attorney, staff is recommending <br />minor edits to the definition of Non-Residential Land Use Designation to better clarify the <br />definition and is recommending a new definition for the Planned Development (PD) Overlay <br />Zone that is more consistent with the intent of the PD Overlay. Finally, the planning firm is also <br />requesting adding "senior housing" to Vasona Light Rail Policy VLR-2.3 on Page VLR-6. The <br />planning firm's recommended language is underscored, and staffs recommended changes are in <br />italics and strike-through format. <br />Page LU-14: <br />2. Non-Residential Land Use Designations <br />For non-residential land uses, the specific uses mentioned are illustrative, and other compatible <br />uses ;~"c'~din~usidc~ a°ai~~,T) including those authorized in any other "toning District within <br />the Town may be permitted where authorized by a Planned Development Overlay Zone. For <br />non-residential land uses, building intensity limits are indicated by either allowable land <br />coverage or floor area ratio (FAR) and a maximum height limit ~°°°~a°a *'~°~ *'~°°°'~~r~~° .,,°° <br />1, a s t, al a w vt a n t . n a ~ <br />PREPARED BY: U W~endie R. Rooney, Director of Community Development <br />Reviewed by: ~,J_Assist <br />Clerk Administrator <br />Town Manager ,~~~Y~I'own Attorney <br />-Finance ~ ~ Community Development <br />N:\DEV\CNCLRI'TS\2010\2020 General Plan Slaff Report for August 16 Desk stein No Ldoc <br />Itefomiatted: 5/30/02 <br />