1298.02  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings set forth herein:
   (a)   Building Envelope.  The area of a condominium unit within which the principal building or structure may be constructed, together with any accessory structures, as described in the master deed for the site condominium project. In a single-family residential site condominium project, the building envelope refers to the area of each condominium unit within which the dwelling and any accessory structures may be built.
   (b)   Building Site or Lot.  The building envelope and the limited commons area together in a site condominium development are considered the functional equivalent of a standard subdivision lot.
   (c)   Condominium Act.  The Condominium Act, Act 59 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1978, as amended.
   (d)   Condominium Building or Structure.  The principal building or structure intended for or constructed upon a lot or building site, together with any attached accessory structures, e.g. in a residential development, the condominium structure would refer to the house and any attached garage. A "condominium structure" can also be a "building envelope".
   (e)   Condominium Project or Site Condominium Subdivision Project.  A condominium project developed under Act 59 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1978, as amended, consisting of more than one condominium unit which is not subject to the provisions of the Subdivision Control Act 288 of 1967, as amended.
   (f)   General Commons Elements or Areas.  The land area, other than the limited commons areas of the site condominium development, that is held in common by all co-owners and used for parks, streets, open space or other common activities.
   (g)   Limited Commons Elements or Areas.  A portion of the general commons elements reserved in the master deed for the exclusive use of less than all of the co-owners and used for landscaping, vehicle parking areas, or driveways.
   (h)   Master Deed.  The condominium document recording the condominium project, to which are attached as exhibits and incorporated by reference the bylaws for the project and the condominium subdivision plan for the project. All other information required by Section 8 of the Michigan Condominium Act are included.
   (i)   Setback - Front, Side, and Rear Yard.  The distance measured from the respective front, side and rear yard boundary lines associated with the building lot to the respective front, side and rear of the condominium structure or building envelope.
   (j)   Site Condominium Unit.  A condominium unit established in compliance with the Condominium Act which consists of an area of vacant land and a volume of vacant air space, designed and intended for separate ownership and use as described in the site condominium project master deed, and within which a building or other improvements may be constructed by the condominium unit owner.
   (k)   Condominium Documents.  The master deed, recorded pursuant to the Condominium Act, and any other instrument referred to in the master deed or bylaws which affects the rights and obligations of a co-owner of the condominium.
   (l)   Condominium Subdivision Plan.  The drawings and information prepared in accordance with Section 66 of the Condominium Act.
   (m)   Contractible Condominium.  A condominium project from which any portion of the submitted land or buildings may be withdrawn in accordance with this chapter and the Condominium Act.
   (n)   Conversion Condominium.  A condominium project containing condominium units, some or all of which were occupied before filing of a Notice of Taking Reservations under Section 7 of the Condominium Act.
   (o)   Expandable Condominium.  A condominium project to which additional land may be added in accordance with this chapter and the Condominium Act.
   (p)   Notice of Proposed Action.  The notice required by Section 7 of the Condominium Act, to be filed with the Village of Dimondale and the appropriate agencies of the County.
(Ord. 99-4.  Passed 7-12-99; Ord. 2013-3.  Passed 5-13-13.)