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(a) For purposes of this Section 206.7, “Child Care Facility” means 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.
(b) When an applicant proposes to construct a Housing Project that is eligible for a Density Bonus under Section 206.6 and includes a Child Care Facility that will be located on the premises of, as part of, or adjacent to, the Housing Project, all of the provisions of this Section 206.7 shall apply and all of the provisions of Section 206.6 shall apply, except as specifically provided in this Section 206.7.
(c) When an applicant proposes to construct a Housing Project that is eligible for a Density Bonus under Section 206.6 and includes a Child Care Facility that will be located on the premises of, as part of, or adjacent to, the Housing Project, the City shall grant either:
(1) An additional density bonus that is an amount of square feet of residential space that is equal to or greater than the square footage of the Child Care Facility; or
(2) An additional Concession or Incentive that contributes significantly to the economic feasibility of the construction of the Child Care Facility.
(d) The City shall require, as a condition of approving the Housing Project, that the following occur:
(1) The Child Care Facility shall remain in operation for a period of time that is as long as or longer than the period of time during which the Affordable Units are required to remain affordable. In the event the childcare operations cease to exist, the Zoning Administrator may approve in writing an alternative community service use for the child care facility.
(2) Of the children who attend the Child Care Facility, the children of Very Low, Lower and Moderate Income households shall equal a percentage that is equal to or greater than the percentage of Restricted Affordable Units in the Housing Project that are required for Very Low, Lower and Moderate Income households pursuant to Section 206.6.
(e) Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) above, the City shall not be required to provide a density bonus or a Concession or Incentive for a child care facility if it finds, based upon substantial evidence, that the community has adequate child care facilities.
(Added by Ord. 116-17, File No. 150969, App. 6/13/2017, Eff. 7/13/2017)