Sec. 6A-2-10. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:
“Affordable” means a unit provided at an affordable rent or affordable housing cost.
“Affordable housing cost” for a purchaser means the monthly amount that is affordable to a low or moderate income household. The method for calculating affordable housing costs is included in Section 6A-5-30 of this chapter.
“Affordable housing ordinance” means Chapter 6A, Affordable Housing, of the city of Woodland’s city code.
“Affordable purchase price” means the maximum sale price a qualified purchaser may be required to pay for the affordable unit, as determined in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
“Affordable rent” means the monthly rent that is affordable to a low or very low income household. Affordable rent shall be calculated using fifty percent of Yolo County area median income for very low income households and eighty percent for low income households, adjusted for household size. The method for calculating affordable rent is included in Section 6A-4-40 of this chapter.
“Area median income” has the definition set forth in Section 50093 of the California Health and Safety Code, as that section may be amended from time to time.
“City” means the city of Woodland.
“City manager” means the Woodland city manager or his or her designee.
“Community development director” means the director of the Woodland community development department or his or her designee.
“Density bonus” means an entitlement to build a number of dwelling units in excess of that number which would otherwise be permitted under the general plan and zoning code.
“Developer” means the owner of any real property upon which a residential project is to be constructed and/or the applicant for development of any such project.
“Dwelling unit” or “unit” means one room or a suite of two or more rooms designed for, intended for or used by one household as their principal residence, which family lives, sleeps and cooks therein, and which unit has at least one kitchen or kitchenette.
“For-sale units” means those dwelling units developed as part of a residential or mixed-use project which the developer intends will be offered for individual sale or which could be offered for individual sale, including but not limited to detached homes, duplex units, condominiums and cooperatives.
“General plan” means the general plan of the city, as it may be amended from time to time.
“Inclusionary housing agreement,” “regulatory agreement” or “agreement” means the agreement between the developer or owner of a residential project and the city that contains specific plans for implementing the affordable housing requirements of this chapter for the specific project.
“Inclusionary unit” means a dwelling unit developed pursuant to an inclusionary housing agreement to satisfy the requirements of this chapter, including for-sale units available at an affordable housing cost, and multifamily rental units available at an affordable rent.
“In-lieu fees” means a fee paid to the city’s affordable housing fund to facilitate the construction of housing units for very low and low income households. The method for calculating in-lieu fees is included in Section 6A-5-20 of this chapter.
“Low and very low income” means those income levels determined periodically by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development based on the Yolo County area median income levels adjusted for family size. A low income household shall be a household earning over fifty and less than or equal to eighty percent of the area median income, adjusted for family size. A very low income household shall be a household earning less than or equal to fifty percent of the Yolo County area median income adjusted for family size.
“Market-rate unit” means a unit not restricted to an affordable housing cost or affordable rent.
“Moderate income” means the income level determined periodically by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development based on the Yolo County area median income levels adjusted for family size. A moderate income household shall be a household earning over eighty and less than or equal to one hundred twenty percent of the Yolo County area median income adjusted for family size.
“Multifamily rental units” means those dwelling units developed as part of a residential project which the developer intends will be offered for rent or which are customarily offered for rent.
“Notice of intent to sell” means the notice provided by owners of for-sale units to the city of their intent to offer their unit for sale. The covenants recorded against the property on which the unit is located shall provide that the owner shall provide a notice of intent to sell in the manner prescribed in this chapter.
“One location” means all adjacent land owned or controlled by the same owner, the property lines of which are contiguous at any point, or the property lines of which are separated only by a public or private street, road or other public or private right-of-way.
“Owner” includes a person, persons, firm, partnership, association, joint venture, corporation, or any public or private entity or entities or the owner’s agent or assignee.
“Qualified purchaser” means a person or household approved for ownership of an affordable dwelling unit by the community development director in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
“Residential lot” means any parcel of land created with the intention that it will be used for the development of a dwelling unit.
“Residential project” or “project” means any project involving the construction of two or more dwelling units at one location and requiring the issuance of a building permit, including in the aggregate all dwelling units or residential lots for which discretionary approvals have been applied for from or granted by the city.
“Special needs housing” means housing for certain disadvantaged groups, including but not limited to, seniors, disabled and homeless persons or families.
“Zoning code” means the zoning code of the city, as it may be amended from time to time. (Ord. No. 1393, § 3 (part).)