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Lomita, Cal., Code of Ordinances §11-1.68.09(14) (current through July 29, 2019)
Brief Summary
This policy allows for an emergency shelter to provide a commercial ktichen facility, designed and operated in compliance with the California Retail Food Code, and/or a dining area.
Legal Strategies
Expressly allows something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Distribute, Make
State: California
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Lomita
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. This code requires kitchen facilities in emergency shelters. § 11-1.68.09(14).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Unclear. The policy does not specifically mention "health," but food and shelter are basic health needs so a linkage is implied.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Unclear. The policy does not specifically mention the economy, but people requiring emergency shelter and generally are economically disadvantaged so a linkage is implied.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. "The specific and detailed development standards included in this chapter are supplementary provisions intended to provide clarification and amplification of the provisions and standards governing development in each zone." § 11-1.60.01.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Zoning Code, pt. 1, art. 15.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. The Community Development Director approves the application for emergency shelters after all requirements are met. §1.68.09(15).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
This code is located in Lomita, California Code of Ordinances, Title XI Planning and Zoning, Chapter 1 Zoning, Part 6 General Standards of Develoment, Article 68 Special Develoment Standards, Section 9 Emergency Shelters. History: Ord. No. 759, § 2, 7-1-13.