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"Family." An individual or a collective body of persons, living together as a single housekeeping unit, in a domestic relationship based upon birth, marriage or other domestic bond of social, economic and psychological commitments to each other, as distinguished from a group occupying a Boarding House, club, fraternity, sorority, Hotel, Motel, or any Community Care Facilities–Licensed, Community Care Facilities–Unlicensed, Sober Living Homes, Alcoholism or Drug Recovery or Treatment Facilities or Senior Living Homes that require a regulatory permit or a conditional use permit.
"Fences, Walls, Hedges and Berms." A continuous barrier (including gates) which separates, screens, encloses or marks a boundary of a property or development. The term "Continuous Barrier," as used herein, includes: any masonry or rock wall; any wood, iron, steel, plastic, glass, fiberglass, chainlink, simulated wood or simulated metal fence; any shrubbery, landscaping and/or trees that have grown together such that they completely separate, screen or enclose a property or development; any landscaped earthen berm; and any natural or fabricated barrier which serves as a continuous screen to prevent intrusion, or to mark a boundary within or around a property.
"Figure Model." Any person, male or female, either nude or semi-nude, who is to be either viewed, photographed, sculptured, sketched, painted, danced with, or subject to lawful tactile conduct.
"Figure Model Studio." Any premises where there is conducted the business of furnishing, providing, or procuring male or female persons in the nude or semi-nude to be either viewed, photographed, sculptured, sketched, painted, danced with, or subject to lawful tactile conduct by persons who pay a fee or other consideration, compensation, or gratuity for any of those services.
"Fireworks". Those fireworks that are defined and classified as Safe and Sane Fireworks (also known as "state-approved fireworks"") in Sections 12529 and 12562 of the Health and Safety Code of the State of California and the relevant sections of Chapter 6, Title 19, California Code of Regulations), or any successor provision thereto, subject to regulation by the City Council.
"Floodplain." Area susceptible to flooding, defined as the "regulatory floodway" and designated as a "special flood hazard area" (subject to a one percent (1%) or greater chance of flooding in any given year) on the applicable Flood Insurance Rate Maps, or as designated by the City Engineer as being equivalent to a regulatory floodway or special flood hazard area.
"Floor Area, Gross." The sum of the horizontal areas of each floor of a building, measured from the interior faces of the exterior walls or from the centerline of walls separating two (2) buildings, but not including underground parking, uncovered steps or exterior balconies.
"Floor Area, Livable." The sum of the horizontal areas of each floor of an individual residential dwelling unit, measured from the exterior faces of the exterior walls or from the centerline of walls separating two (2) dwelling units, but not including floors that are not capable of containing a habitable room or areas used, or designed to be used for, enclosed parking.
"Floor Area Ratio." The gross floor area of all buildings and structures on the lot, excluding parking structures, but including covered storage areas, divided by the total lot area.
"Fortunetelling." A business involving fortunetelling. The term "fortunetelling" shall mean the telling of fortunes, forecasting of futures, or furnishing any information not otherwise obtainable by the ordinary processes of knowledge, by means of any occult or psychic power, faculty or force, clairvoyance, clairaudience, cartomancy, phrenology, spirits, mediumship, seership, prophecy, augury, astrology, palmistry, necromancy, mindreading, telepathy, or other similar practice, craft, art, science, cards, talisman, charm, potion, magnetism, magnetized article or substance, crystal gazing, or magic of any kind or nature, or engaging in, practicing or carrying on any art, profession or business, the advertisement and practice of which is regulated by this chapter. (Ord. 5920 1 (part); June 8, 2004: Ord. 6245 § 93; June 5, 2012: Ord. 6324 § 4; May 5, 2015: Ord. 6493 § 25; September 29, 2020: Ord. 6506 § 57; February 9, 2021.)