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A housing development that complies with the resident and project size requirements of §§ 83.03.020(a) and (b), above, and also includes as part of that development a child care facility other than a large or small family day care home, that will be located on the site of, as part of, or adjacent to the development, shall be subject to the following additional bonus, incentives, and requirements.
(a) Additional Bonus and Incentives. The County shall grant a housing development that includes a child care facility in compliance with this Section either of the following:
(1) An additional density bonus that is an amount of floor area in square feet of residential space that is equal to or greater than the floor area of the child care facility; or
(2) An additional incentive that contributes significantly to the economic feasibility of the construction of the child care facility.
(b) Requirements to Qualify for Additional Bonus and Incentives.
(1) The County shall require, as a condition of approving the housing development, that:
(A) 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 density bonus units are required to remain affordable in compliance with § 83.03.070 (Continued Availability), below; and
(B) Of the children who attend the child care facility, the children of very low income households, lower income households, or families of moderate income shall equal a percentage that is equal to or greater than the percentage of dwelling units that are required for very low income households, lower income households, or families of moderate income in compliance with § 83.03.020(a) (Resident Requirements), above.
(2) The County shall not be required to provide a density bonus for a child care facility in compliance with this Section if it finds, based upon substantial evidence, that the community has adequate child care facilities.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007)