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(1) Expansion of the existing homeless shelter in existence on January 1, 1984 shall be limited to the area defined by the railroad tracks on the north, Chambers Connector on the west, from 600 feet of the shelter’s development site boundary existing on January 1, 1984 on the east, provided, however, that those lots identified as Tax Lot 3400 on Assessor’s Map 17-04-25-42 and Tax Lot 7200 on Assessor’s Map 17-04-25-41 shall not be used for housing or residential purposes by the shelter, and the east-west alley between 1st and 2nd Avenues on the south.

(2) The current shelter shall be limited to providing housing for no more than 400 persons per night. The limit of 400 shall include both single adults and family members, in a ratio to be determined by the shelter at its sole discretion. This provision is expressly intended not to limit the shelter’s ability to provide temporary housing above the capacity limit in emergency situations for short periods of time. The shelter’s infirmary beds are not to be included in, or affected by, this capacity limit.

(3) The standards in this section do not apply to emergency housing shelters established or expanded due to flood, earthquake, or other natural disasters.

(Section 9.5300, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02.)