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K-7 <br />Review Criteria <br />Review criteria for requests for a determination of public convenience or necessity are <br />listed below. The terms "area" and "vicinity" are generally considered those properties <br />lying within the same Police Department crime reporting district as the premise as well <br />as the adjacent crime reporting district(s). <br />A. Whether or not the area within which the use is proposed experiences <br />elevated rates of crime such as criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery, <br />aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, theft and motor vehicle theft, <br />combined with all arrests for other crimes, both felonies and misdemeanors, <br />except traffic citations. If the frequency of such crimes in the vicinity is <br />significantly higher than the average for the community, a determination of <br />public convenience or necessity may conflict with the Intent of this Policy. <br />The term "significantly higher" is to mean a twenty percent (20%) greater <br />number of reported crimes than the average number of reported crimes as <br />determined from all crime reporting districts within the City. <br />B. Whether or not the area within which the use is proposed experiences <br />elevated rates of alcohol-related crime such as public intoxication, driving <br />under the influence, disturbing the peace, assault and battery, vandalism, <br />drug violations and prostitution. If the frequency of such alcohol-related <br />crimes in the vicinity is significantly higher than the average for the <br />community, a determination of public convenience or necessity may <br />conflict with the Intent of this Policy. The term "significantly higher" is to <br />mean a twenty percent (20%) greater number of reported alcohol-related <br />crimes than the average number of reported crimes as determined from all <br />crime reporting districts within the City. <br />C. A review of the type and volume of calls for service within the same and <br />adjacent crime reporting district(s). <br />D. The number, proximity, type, and operating characteristics of other alcohol - <br />licensed premises in the vicinity. <br />E. The proposed hours of operation and operating characteristics of the <br />applicant premises. <br />F. The level of retail alcohol sales license saturation in the area as defined by <br />the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Undue <br />concentration of certain license types may conflict with this Policy more <br />than others. Such license types include what are currently known as Types <br />21 (sale of beer, wine, and distilled spirits for off-site consumption), 42 (sale <br />