SEC. 16-410B.  DEFINITIONS.
   In addition to the definitions in section 16-10, the following definitions apply to this division and shall control over any conflicting definitions in section 16-10. State law definitions, as they may be amended from time to time, control over the definitions in this section. Where the definitions are provided by State law, the citation to the statute follows.
   (A)   AFFORDABLE HOUSING BENEFITS - One or more of the following:
      (1)   A density bonus pursuant to section 16-410H;
      (2)   An incentive pursuant to section 16-410L;
      (3)   A development standard waiver or modification pursuant to section 16-410O; and
      (4)   A parking standard modification pursuant to section 16-410P.
   (B)   AFFORDABLE HOUSING COST - The definition set forth in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 50052.5. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(c)(2))
   (C)   AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPER - The applicant or permittee of a qualified housing development and its assignees or successors in interest.
   (D)   AFFORDABLE RENT - The definition set forth in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 50053. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(c)(1))
   (E)   AFFORDABLE UNIT - A residential dwelling unit that is guaranteed by the affordable housing developer to be rented or sold in accordance with the requirements of this division to one of the following:
      (1)   A very low income household;
      (2)   A low income household; or
      (3)   A moderate income household within a common interest development (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(c)(l )-(c)(2)).
   (F)   CHILD CARE FACILITY - A child day care facility other than a family day care home, including but not limited to infant centers, preschools, extended day care facilities, and school age child care centers (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(h)(4)).
   (G)   CITY - The City of Oxnard or its designee.
   (H)   COMMON INTEREST DEVELOPMENT - Any of the following: a community apartment project, a condominium project, a planned development, or a stock cooperative pursuant to Cal. Civil Code, Section 4100. All common interest development units must be offered to the public for purchase (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(D)).
   (I)   CONDOMINIUM CONVERSION PROJECT - A residential project in which the applicant proposes to convert apartment units to condominiums pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915.5(a).
   (J)   DENSITY BONUS - Except as used in section 16-410T, Condominium Conversion Projects,  a density increase over the otherwise maximum allowable residential density as of the date of application to the city for a qualified housing development. (Cal Gov’t Code, Section 65915(f)) As used in section 16-410T, "density bonus" shall be defined as set forth in section 16-410B. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915.5(b))
   (K)   DENSITY BONUS UNITS - Dwelling units granted pursuant to section 16-410H which exceed the otherwise maximum allowable residential density.
   (L)   DEVELOPMENT STANDARD - A site or construction condition, including, but not limited to, a height limitation, a setback requirement, a floor area ratio, an on-site open-space requirement, or a parking ratio, that applies to a residential development pursuant to the zoning ordinance, the general plan, specific plan or other city condition, law. policy, resolution, or regulation (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(o)(l)).
   (M)   HOUSING DEVELOPMENT - A development project of five or more residential units, including mixed-use developments. This also includes a subdivision or common interest development that is approved by the city and consists of residential units or unimproved residential lots and either a project to substantially rehabilitate and convert an existing commercial building to residential use or the substantial rehabilitation of an existing multifamily dwelling where the result of the rehabilitation would be a net increase in available residential units. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(i))
   (N)   HOUSEHOLD INCOME CATEGORY DEFINITIONS
      (1)   VERY LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD - A household whose income does not exceed 50% of the county's median household income as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 50105. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(B))
      (2)   LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD - A household whose income does not exceed 80% of the county's median household income as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 50079.5. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(A))
      (3)   MODERATE INCOME HOUSEHOLD - Persons or families whose income does not exceed 120% of the county's median household income as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 50093. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(D))
   (O)   INCENTIVE - "Incentives and concessions" as that phrase is used in Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(k).
   (P)   MARKET-RATE UNIT - A dwelling unit that is not an affordable unit.
   (Q)   MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE RESIDENTIAL DENSITY - The density allowed under the applicable zoning ordinance and the land use element of the general plan, or if a range of density is permitted, means the maximum allowable density for the specific zoning range and land use element of the general plan applicable to the project. Where the density allowed under the zoning ordinance is inconsistent with the density allowed under the land use element of the general plan, the general plan density shall prevail. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(d)(2))
   (R)   MINIMUM AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMPONENT - A housing development project which includes a minimum of any of the following:
      (1)   VERY LOW INCOME MINIMUM AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMPONENT - Provides at least 5% of the total units for very low income household residents (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(B)); or
      (2)   LOW INCOME MINIMUM AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMPONENT - Provides at least 10% of the total units for low income households (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(A)); or
      (3)   MODERATE INCOME MINIMUM AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMPONENT - Provides at least 10% of the total dwelling units in a common interest development for moderate income households (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(D)).
      (4)   A SENIOR CITIZEN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT - As that term is defined in section 16-410B. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(C))
      (5)   Ten percent of the total units of a housing development for transitional foster youth, as defined in Cal. Education Code, Section 66025.9, or disabled veterans, as defined in Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 18541, or homeless persons, as defined in the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11301 et seq.). The units described in this division (R)(5) shall be subject to a recorded affordability restriction of 55 years and shall be provided at the same affordability level as very low income units. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(E))
   (S)   OTHER INCENTIVES OF EQUIVALENT FINANCIAL VALUE - The reduction or waiver of requirements which the city might otherwise apply as conditions of condominium conversion approval, but shall not be construed to require the city to provide cash transfer payments or other monetary compensation. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915.5(c))
   (T)   QUALIFIED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT - A housing development that meets the requirements of section 16-410C for density bonus.
   (U)   QUALIFIED LAND - Land offered for donation in accordance with section 16-410K that meets the criteria set forth in Section 16-410K.
   (V)   SENIOR CITIZEN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT - A residential development as defined in Cal. Civil Code, Sections 51.3 and 51.12, or a mobilehome park that limits residency based on age requirements for housing for older persons pursuant to Cal. Civil Code, Sections 798.76 or 799.5. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(C))
   (W)   SENIOR CITIZEN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT UNIT - A residential dwelling unit within a senior citizen housing development that is available to, and occupied by, a senior citizen as defined in Cal. Civil Code, Section 51.3. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(1)(C))
   (X)   SPECIFIC, ADVERSE IMPACT - A significant, quantifiable, direct, and unavoidable impact, based on objective, identified written public health or safety standards, policies, or conditions as they existed on the date the application for the housing development was deemed complete. Inconsistency with the zoning ordinance or general plan land use designation shall not constitute a specific, adverse impact upon the public health or safety. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65589.5(d)(2))
   (Y)   TOTAL UNITS AND TOTAL DWELLING UNITS -Dwelling units other than density bonus units. (Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 65915(b)(3))
   (Z)   ZONING ORDINANCE - Chapter 16 and 17 of the City of Oxnard Municipal Code.
(Ord. No. 2912)