California Government Code

Sec. § 52200.2

As used in this part “economic opportunity” means any of the following:


Development agreements or other agreements that create, retain, or expand new jobs, in which the legislative body finds that the agreement will create or retain at least one full-time equivalent, permanent job for every thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) of city, county, or city and county investment in the project after full capacity and implementation.


Development agreements that increase property tax revenues to all property tax collecting entities, in which the legislative body finds that the agreement will result in an increase of at least 15 percent of total property tax resulting from the project at full implementation when compared to the year prior to the property being acquired by the government entity.


Creation of affordable housing, if a demonstrated affordable housing need exists in the community, as defined in the approved housing element or regional housing needs assessment.


Projects that meet the goals set forth in Chapter 728 of the Statutes of 2008 and have been included in an adopted sustainable communities strategy or alternative planning strategy or a project that specifically implements the goals of those adopted plans.


Transit priority projects, as defined in Section 21155 of the Public Resources Code.

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