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ORDINANCE 2210 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING SECTION 29.60.320 OF THE TOWN CODE <br />REGARDING PERMITTED USES IN THE C -2 ZONE <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 />November 5, 2012, and was regularly noticed in conformance with State and Town law. <br />WHEREAS, the applicant seeks to amend Section 29.60.320 of the Town Code <br />regarding permitted uses within the C -2 zone. <br />WHEREAS, the restrictions placed on the C -2 zoning (Los Gatos Town Code Section <br />29.60.320) were intended to protect prime retail locations and facilitate the flow of pedestrian <br />traffic within the Central Business District. <br />WHEREAS, Section 29.60.320 has been amended on occasion to include areas subject <br />to exceptions for office and personal services uses on the ground floor of certain buildings due to <br />their unique location or characteristics. <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Commission considered the request to amend Section <br />29.60.320 of the Town Code and recommended to the Town Council approval of the draft <br />Ordinance. <br />WHEREAS, based on the information presented at the hearing, the Planning <br />Commission considered that the rear suites are not viable prime retail spaces due to the limited <br />visibility. <br />WHEREAS, the amendment is consistent with the General Plan and the intent of the <br />Town Code restricting these uses within the C -2 zone. <br />1 <br />