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(A) Purpose. The purpose of the affordable housing density bonus is to:
(1) Establish procedures and criteria for use in the consideration of density bonuses for lower income housing development as defined in Section 65915 of the California Government Code;
(2) Establish procedures for requesting developer incentives or concessions for the production of housing units and child care facilities as prescribed in Section 65915 of the California Government Code; and
(3) Provide a significant contribution to the economic feasibility of lower income housing in proposed housing developments.
(B) General provisions. The criteria and procedures set forth in Section 65915 of the California Government Code shall be applied to requests for density bonuses for affordable housing unless amended in this section.
(C) Application procedures. The application for a density bonus, incentive or concession shall be submitted with the first application for approval of a housing development and shall be processed concurrently with any other planning permit required for the housing development. The application shall be submitted on form and contain such information and support data as prescribed by the Community Development Director. The application shall contain sufficient information to make the required determinations and findings defined in Section 65915 of the California Government Code.
(D) Fees. The City Council shall set for the amount of the fees for the application required and authorized in this section.
(Ord. 2015-003, passed 2-24-15)