The following words and terms, when used in this Division C shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise
ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT. A secondary unit that is:
(A) Physically attached to or within a single-family unit;
(B) Subordinate in size to the single-family unit;
(C) Fully separated from the single-family unit by means of a wall or floor, with or without a door;
(D) Uses a separate entrance than the primary unit; and
(E) Meets the definitional requirements for a unit (cooking, living, sanitary and sleeping facilities) as defined in § 19.03.
DWELLING. One or more rooms designed for residential use by a single family that contain cooking, living, sanitary and sleeping facilities and that are physically separated from any other dwelling units in the same structure. Types of dwellings are as follows.
(1) DWELLING, SINGLE-FAMILY. A building designed or used for residential occupancy by one family with or without an approved .
(2) DWELLING, TWO-FAMILY. A building designed or used for residential occupancy by two families in separate dwelling units fully separated by an unpierced wall extending from ground to roof or an unpierced ceiling and floor extending from exterior wall to exterior wall, except for a common stairwell exterior to both units, including both duplexes and double bungalows but not including .
(3) DWELLING, MULTIPLE-FAMILY. A building or portion thereof designed or used for residential occupancy by three or more families in separate dwelling units.
(4) MANUFACTURED HOME. Synonymous with MOBILE HOME, a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. A recreational camping vehicle is not a MANUFACTURED HOME.
EVALUATION REPORT. A written report prepared and signed by a person licensed as a city time-of- housing evaluator on a form in compliance with § 14.528 of this code.
HARDSHIP. Inability of seller to make required repairs, including, but not limited to, economic circumstances, illness, death, weather or acts of God.
IMMEDIATE HAZARD. A condition or defect which is likely to cause injury to a person or property if not corrected.
ISSUING AUTHORITY. The City Manager or a designated representative.
OWNER’S AGENT. A person who acts for or has the power or authority to act for the owner of a .
SALE. The transfer of title or possession of a whether or not absolute title is transferred.
VACANT. A which is not occupied.
(Recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; amended by Ord. 2009-18, passed 6-22-2009; Ord. 2009-26, passed 9-14-2009; Ord. 2010-13, passed 5-17-2010)