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(a) Accessory Building. “Accessory building” means one which is subordinate to and serves in principal building; and which is subordinate in area, extent or purpose to the principal building; and which contributes to the comfort, convenience or necessity of occupants of the principal building and which is located on the same zoning lot as the principal building.
(b) Applicant. “Applicant” means the owner of the subject property or a duly authorized representative.
(c) Expressway. “Expressway” means any primary highway constructed as a freeway which has complete control of access and is designed for speeds in excess of 45 miles per hour.
(d) Public Agency. “Public agency” means any agency of the United States Government, State of Illinois, any county, township, district, school, authority, municipality, or any official, board, commission or other body politic or corporate or subdivision of the State of Illinois, now or hereafter created, whether herein specifically mentioned or not.
(e) Public Open Space. “Public open space” means any publicly owned open area including, but not limited to, parks, playgrounds, beaches, waterways, parkways and streets.
(f) Public Way. “Public way” means any sidewalk, street, alley, highway or other public thoroughfare.
(g) Use. The use of property is the purpose or activity for which the land, or building thereon, is designed, arranged or intended, or for which it is occupied or maintained, and shall include any manner or performance of any activity which is regulated by any other provision of the Municipal Code of Chicago.
(h) Zoning Lot. “Zoning lot” means a single tract of land located within a single block, which (at the time of filing for a building permit) is designated by its owner or developer as a tract to be used, developed or built upon as a unit, under single ownership or control. Therefore, a zoning lot may or may not coincide with a lot of record.
(Prior code § 194B-4.2)