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(a) Licensed Residential Care Facilities Serving Six or Fewer Persons. Each licensed residential care facility shall conform to the property development standards for the land use zoning district in which it is located.
(b) Licensed Residential Care Facilities Serving Seven or More Persons.
(1) Applicable Land Use Zoning District Development Standards. Each licensed residential care facility shall conform to the property development standards for the land use zoning district in which it is located.
(2) Minimization of Overconcentration. The separation of licensed residential care facilities shall be as provided by State law.
(3) Walls. Licensed residential care facilities shall provide a six-foot high solid decorative block wall along all property lines, except in the front yard. Walls shall provide for safety with controlled points of entry and shall incorporate decorative materials and features.
(4) Landscaping. On-site landscaping shall comply with Chapter 83.10 (Landscaping Standards) and shall be regularly maintained, including providing irrigation.
(5) Outdoor Lighting. Outdoor lighting shall comply with Chapter 83.07 (Glare and Outdoor Lighting).
(6) Signs. No signs shall be allowed within a residential land use zoning district. Signs for licensed residential care facilities within nonresidential land use zoning districts shall comply with Chapter 83.13 (Signs).
(7) Fire Department Requirements. Each licensed residential care facility shall provide fire extinguishers and smoke detector devices and shall meet all standards established by the Fire Chief.
(8) Noise. Outdoor activities shall be conducted only between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
(9) Applicable Health and Safety Regulations. Licensed residential care facilities shall be operated in compliance with applicable State and local health and safety regulations.
(10) Required Permits and Licenses. Licensed residential care facilities shall be located where allowed in compliance with Division 2 (Land Use Zoning Districts and Allowed Land Uses) and in conformance with the California Building Code. A certificate of occupancy shall be obtained from the Building and Safety Division before occupancy of licensed residential care facilities.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4098, passed - -2010; Am. Ord. 4230, passed - -2014)