18.52.020   DEFINITIONS.
   For purposes of this chapter, the following words, terms and phrases shall have the meanings indicated below:
   .010   "Affordable Housing Cost."  An Affordable Housing Cost as defined in Section 50052.5 of the California Health and Safety Code.
   .020   "Affordable Rent." An Affordable Rent as defined by Section 50053 of the California Health and Safety Code.  In the event, a project receives state and/or federal funding; the Affordable Rents under those funding sources may apply, as approved by the Executive Director of the Community and Economic Development Department.
   .030   "Affordable Rental Housing Development."  A Housing Development that meets the requirements of Section 18.52.080 (Affordable Rental Housing Development).
   .040   "Affordable Unit." A dwelling unit subject to the provisions of this chapter that will be reserved for sale or rent to, and is made available at an Affordable Rent or Affordable Housing Cost.
   .050   "Childcare Facility." A Childcare Facility as defined in Section 65915(h)(4) of the California Government Code.
   .060   "Common Interest Development." A Common Interest Development as defined in Section 4100 of the California Civil Code including, but not limited to, condominiums.
   .070   "Density Bonus." A density increase over the otherwise maximum allowable gross residential density as of the date of application, or, if elected by the applicant, a lesser percentage of density increase, including, but not limited to, no increase in density. The amount of density increase to which the applicant is entitled shall vary according to the amount by which the percentage of affordable housing units exceeds the percentages set forth in Sections 18.52.040 (General Density Bonus), 18.52.050 (Transfer of Land), 18.52.060 (Condominium Conversion), 18.52.070 (Childcare Facilities) and 18.52.080 (Affordable Rental Housing Development).
   .080   "Housing Incentives Application."  A formal application for a Density Bonus, Incentive and/or Reduced Parking Ratio made pursuant to this Chapter 18.52 (Housing Incentives) and in accordance with the provisions of Section 18.52.110 (Application Review).
   .090   "Housing Incentives Agreement." An unsubordinated legally binding agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the City, between the applicant and the City that complies with the requirements of this chapter and ensures that the restrictions required by this chapter are satisfied.
   .100   "Housing Incentives Memorandum."  A written acknowledgement of the basic terms of the Housing Incentives Agreement, including but not limited to the number of Affordable Units required under this chapter as well as the unit type and Affordable Rent schedule or Affordable Housing Cost as applicable for such units.
   .110   "Density Bonus Units." Residential units granted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter that exceed the otherwise Maximum Allowable Residential Density for the development site.
   .120   "Development Standard." The development standards included in California Government Code Section 65915(o)(1).
   .130   "Disabled Veteran."   Persons defined in Section 18541of the California Government Code.
   .140   "General Density Bonus."  A Density Bonus that meets the requirements of Section 18.52.040 (General Density Bonus) of this chapter.
   .150   "Homeless Persons."   Persons as defined in the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11301 et seq.).
   .160   "Housing Development." A Housing Development as defined in California Government Code Section 65915(i).
   .170   "Incentive."  A modification to Development Standards in Title 18 (Zoning)  that contributes significantly to the economic feasibility of the construction of a Housing Development with Affordable Units and/or a Childcare Facility.
.180   "Irregular Lot."  Land that is a legal lot of record, but does not meet the minimum lot size, street frontage or dimensions required by Title 18 (Zoning).
   .190   "Lot with Multiple Street Frontages."  Land that is a legal lot of record with two or more frontages along a public street or alley.
   .200   "Lower Income Households." Households of lower income as defined in Section 50079.5 of the California Health and Safety Code.
   .210   "Low Income Households." Households of low income as defined in Section 50093 of the California Health and Safety Code.
   .220   "Lower Income Students."  Students who have a household income and asset level that does not exceed the level for Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B award recipients as set forth in Section 69432.7 of the California Education Code. The eligibility of a student under this income level shall be verified as specified in Section 65915(b)(1)(F)(II) of the California Government Code.
   .230   "Major Transit Stop."  A transit stop as defined in Section 21064.3 of the California Public Resources Code and shall also include major transit stops that are included in the applicable regional transportation plan.
   .240   "Maximum Allowable Residential Density." The maximum density allowed according to the site's zoning or general plan land use designation, whichever is greater.  If the Housing Development is within a zoning classification other than residential, the "Maximum Allowable Residential Density" shall be the same as that for the RM-4 Zone for rental projects and the same as that for the RM-3 Zone for for-sale projects.
   .250   "Moderate Income Households." Households of moderate income as defined in Section 50093 of the California Health and Safety Code.
   .260   "Parking Ratio." The minimum number of parking spaces required in accordance with the provisions of Section 18.52.100 (Parking Ratios).
   .270   "Professional Management." An apartment management company that has sufficient experience, organizational stability and capacity to manage the Housing Development.
   .280   "Senior Citizen Housing Development."  A Housing Development for senior citizens as defined in Sections 51.3 of the California Civil Code or a mobile home park that limits residency based on age requirements for housing for older persons pursuant to Section 798.76 or 799.5 of the California Civil Code.
   .290   "Specialized Housing Development." A Housing Development for Transitional Foster Youth, Disabled Veterans, or Homeless Persons.
   .300   "Transitional Foster Youth."  Persons defined in Section 66025.9 of the California Education Code.
   .310   "Very Low Income Households." Households of very low income as defined in Section 50105 of the California Health and Safety Code.  (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 6041 § 1 (part), November 13, 2006:  Ord. 6101 § 52 (part); April 22, 2008:  Ord. 6489 § 1 (part); July 14, 2020.)