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ABUTTING: In the context of a screening or enclosure requirement, abutting shall mean contiguous or separated therefrom only by a nonarterial street. In other instances, abutting shall mean contiguous.
ACCESSORY USES OR STRUCTURE: A use or structure on the same lot with, and of a nature customarily incidental and subordinate to, the principal use or structure.
ALL WEATHER MATERIAL: A material capable, during ordinary use, of withstanding, without substantial deterioration, normal weather conditions.
ALLEY: A permanent public way providing a secondary means of access for service and emergency vehicles, and not intended for general traffic circulation.
ARTERIAL: A street designated on the major street plan as a primary arterial or secondary arterial.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: The board of adjustment of the city of Drumright, Oklahoma.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: The governing and legislative body of the city of Drumright, Oklahoma.
BUILDING: A structure which is permanently affixed to the land, and has one or more floors and a roof, and is bounded by either another building with a common party wall, open air, or the lot lines of a lot.
BUILDING HEIGHT: The vertical distance measured from the average ground elevation at the building wall to the highest horizontal point of the structure, provided that height exceptions listed under section 10-4-8 of this title shall apply.
BUILDING SETBACK: The horizontal distance, from the point of measurement, such as the centerline of an abutting street or the boundary line of an abutting zoning district to the nearest building wall.
CARE HOME: Premises used for the housing and caring for the aged or infirm, and includes convalescent homes, homes for the aged, and nursing homes.
CEMETERY: Land used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains and dedicated for cemetery purposes, including crematories, mausoleums and mortuaries when operated in conjunction with and within the boundary of such cemetery.
CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY: An official certificate issued by the city through the enforcing official which indicates conformance with the zoning regulations and authorizes legal use of the premises for which it is issued.
CHILDCARE CENTER: Any place, home, or institution which cares for four (4) or more children under the age of sixteen (16) years, apart from their parents, guardians, or custodians, for regular periods of time for compensation; provided, however, that the term "childcare center" shall not include or apply to bona fide schools, custody fixed by a court, children related by blood or marriage within the third degree of the custodial person, or churches and other religious or public institutions caring for children within an institutional building.
CITY MANAGER: The chief administrative officer of the city of Drumright, Oklahoma, or his designee.
CLUSTER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT: A residential development containing attached or detached units on a limited portion of land with the remaining land areas consolidated into common open space areas.
COPY AREA: The net geometric area enclosed by the smallest rectangles encompassing the outer extremities of all letters, figures, characters, and delineations contained in the sign.
CURB LEVEL: The mean level of the established curb at the frontage of a lot. Where no curb has been established, the city engineer shall establish such curb level or its equivalent for the purposes of this title.
DAYCARE: See definition of Childcare Center.
DWELLING, DUPLEX: A building containing two (2) dwelling units designed for occupancy by not more than two (2) families. Included are all forms of manufactured duplex dwellings but excluding mobile homes.
DWELLING, MANUFACTURED: A structure designed and intended for human occupancy on a year round or temporary or seasonal basis which has undergone at least partial prefabrication or preassembly under indoor factory conditions, excluding dwellings utilizing only prefabricated or preassembled subelements such as roof trusses, floor trusses, plumbing trees, or wiring harness. Included are the following subclasses:
A. Precut: A manufactured dwelling involving no preassembly but all components have been cut and fabricated and then assembled on site.
B. Pannelized: A manufactured dwelling partially preassembled into roof, wall, floor, and ceiling components (which may range from exposed wood to having all finishing completed) which are assembled on site, and constructed to building code standards.
C. Sectionalized Or Modular: A manufactured dwelling partially preassembled into two (2) or more sections, none of which are habitable individually, permanently joined together and utilizing customary residential siding and roofing materials, installed according to the manufacturers' specifications for those materials, and are either:
1. Wood frame units designed to be transported by flat bed truck and installed on conventional permanent foundation; or
2. Chassis/under carriage units designed to be towed or structurally capable of being towed on wheels and installed on permanent foundations after all hitches, running gear and chassis have been removed.
D. Mobile Home: A manufactured dwelling either:
1. Fully preassembled into one unit or one expandable/telescoping unit and is fully habitable upon arrival at a site except for minor and incidental installation activities and utility connections and installed on either a temporary or permanent foundation; or
2. A dwelling manufactured in two (2) or more units but which fails to utilize a conventional permanent foundation or customary, residential roofing and siding materials installed according to the manufacturers' specifications for the materials or which retains chassis or other equipment related to being towed.
DWELLING MULTI-FAMILY: A building containing three (3) or more dwelling units. Included are all forms of manufactured multi- family dwellings, but excluding mobile homes.
DWELLING SINGLE-FAMILY: A building, including all types of manufactured dwellings except mobile homes, containing one dwelling unit designed for occupancy by not more than one family, and certified as complying with the building code of this jurisdiction whether constructed on or off site.
ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE: Any device that may be used to deliver any aerosolized or vaporized substance to the person inhaling from the device, including, but not limited to, an e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, vape pen, or e-hookah. Electronic smoking devices include any component, part, or accessory of the device, and also includes any substance that may be aerosolized or vaporized by such device, whether or not the substance contains nicotine. Electronic smoking device does not include drugs, devices, or combination products authorized for sale by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as those terms are defined in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
FAMILY: One or more persons occupying a single dwelling unit; provided, that unless all members are related by blood, marriage, or other domestic bonds, no such family shall contain over three (3) persons, but further provided, that domestic servants may be housed on the premises without being designated as a family.
FLOODPLAIN: The land area adjoining a watercourse or drainway which would be inundated by the floodwater of the 100-year frequency flood, based on full urbanization of the watershed, as predicted by the city engineer, or as predicted by the U.S. corps of engineers and confirmed by the city engineer.
FLOODWAY: The channel of a watercourse or drainway and those portions of the adjoining floodplain which are reasonably required to carry and discharge the floodwater of the 100-year frequency flood as predicted by the city engineer, or as predicted by the U.S. corps of engineers and confirmed by the city engineer.
FLOODWAY FRINGE: Those portions of the floodplain which are not reasonably required to carry and discharge the floodwater of the 100-year frequency flood as predicted by the city engineer, or as predicted by the U.S. corps of engineers and confirmed by the city engineer.
FLOOR AREA, GROSS: The total floor space within the outside dimensions of a building, including each floor level.
FLOOR AREA, NET: The area actually occupied, not including accessory unoccupied areas such as corridors, stairs, closets, thickness of walls, columns, toilet room, mechanical area or other features.
FLOOR AREA RATIO: The floor area of a building or buildings on a lot divided by the lot area.
FRONTAGE: The lineal measurement of a lot boundary which abuts a public street or the lineal measurement of the building setback line when the boundary of the lot abuts a curbed nonarterial street or cul-de-sac.
HABITABLE FLOOR: Any floor usable for living purposes, which includes working, sleeping, heating, cooking or recreation or a combination thereof.
HALFWAY HOUSE: A building used in whole or in part as a treatment center and dwelling quarters for persons unrelated by blood or marriage, who are undergoing care or rehabilitation for alcoholism or other forms of drug abuse.
HEIGHT, BUILDING: See definition of Building Height.
HEIGHT, SIGN: The vertical distance measured from the curb level to the highest point of the sign.
HOME OCCUPATION: Any occupation or activity conducted within a dwelling unit which is clearly incidental and subordinate to the use of the premises for dwelling purposes.
KENNEL: The use of land or building for the purpose of selling, breeding, boarding or training cats or dogs, or both.
LAND AREA: The area of a lot plus one-half (1/2) or thirty feet (30'), whichever is less, of the right of way of any abutting street to which the lot has access.
LIVABILITY SPACE: The open space of a lot which is not allocated to or used for off street parking or loading areas or for paved access to the off street parking or loading area.
LOADING BERTH, OFF STREET: A space of at least ten feet (10') in width and thirty feet (30') in length and having a vertical clearance of at least fourteen feet (14'), designed and located on a lot for the temporary parking of commercial vehicles while loading or unloading merchandise or materials.
LOT: A lot of record, said lot which is part of an addition, the plat of which has been recorded in the office of the county clerk, or a parcel of land the deed of which is recorded in the office of the county clerk.
LOT AREA: The total horizontal area within the lot lines of a lot.
LOT LINE: Any boundary of a lot.
LOT LINE, FRONT: The boundary of a lot which abuts a public street. Where the lot abuts more than one street, the owner may select the front lot line.
LOT LINE, REAR: The boundary of a lot which is not distant from and most nearly parallel to the front lot line.
LOT LINE, SIDE: Any boundary of a lot which is not a front lot line nor a rear lot line.
LOT OF RECORD: A lot which is a part of a subdivision, the plat of which has been recorded in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the lot is located, or a parcel of land, the deed of which is recorded in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the parcel is located.
LOT WIDTH: The average horizontal distance between the side lot lines.
MAJOR STREET PLAN: "The City of Drumright, Oklahoma, Major Street Plan", as adopted by the board of commissioners of Drumright, Oklahoma.
MINISTORAGE: A building containing small partitioned storage spaces, which are separately and individually rented or leased, for the storage of personal goods or merchandise, but excluding commercial warehousing as described in use unit 22, section 10-11-22 of this title.
MOBILE HOME: See definition of Dwelling, Manufactured.
n/a: Not applicable.
NEC: Not elsewhere classified.
NAMEPLATE: A sign, attached flush against a building, identifying the name of the building or the name of an occupant thereof.
100-YEAR FREQUENCY FLOOD: A flood having an average frequency of occurrence once in one hundred (100) years, although the flood may occur in any year, based on statistical analyses of stream flow records available for the watershed and analyses of rainfall and runoff characteristics in the general region of the watershed, as predicted by the city engineer, or as predicted by the U.S. corps of engineers and confirmed by the city engineer.
OVERSPEED CONTROL: A mechanism used to limit the speed of blade rotation to below the design limits of the wind energy conversion system (WECS).
PARKING DURATION: The length of time an individual vehicle remains in a given parking space. Duration is a function of the driver's trip and purpose, and increases with increasing city size.
PARKING SPACE, OFF STREET: A space on a lot intended and reserved for the parking of an automobile. Such space shall be of at least nine and one-half feet (91/2') in width by nineteen feet (19') in length, together with a driveway connecting the space with a street or alley and permitting safe ingress or egress of an automobile.
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT: A discretionary type of development for a tract of land under single ownership or control, based upon an approved development plan permitting flexibility of principal land uses, lot sizes, and accessory uses not otherwise available under conventional development standards.
PLANNING COMMISSION: The city of Drumright, Oklahoma, planning commission.
PLAYGROUNDS: Any area used for outdoor play or recreation, especially by children, and often containing recreational equipment such as slides and swings.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE: A vehicular structure portable or self- propelled designed as a temporary dwelling for travel use or recreational use not exceeding thirty five feet (35') in length.
SCHOOL: Any property, building, permanent structure, facility, auditorium, stadium, arena, or recreational facility owned, leased or under the control of a public school district or private school or any educational facility that is accredited by the state of Oklahoma.
School includes all licensed childcare facilities, kindergartens, elementary schools, which may include either K-6 or K-8, and all secondary schools.
School includes any institution within the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education or any other public or private college or university that is accredited by a national accrediting body.
SETBACK: A horizontal distance determining the location of a building with respect to a street, use district boundary line, or another use. Where the term "setback" is used in conjunction with a modifying word or words such as "parking area", the setback shall in its application include, but not be limited to, buildings.
SHORT-TERM RENTAL: Any dwelling or portion thereof that is available for use or is used for accommodation or lodging of guest paying a fee or other compensation for a period of less than thirty (30) consecutive days; a short-term rental shall not contain more than four (4) bedrooms.
SIGN: Any fabricated display structure including its support, consisting of any letter, figure, character, mark, poster pointer, marquee advertisement, design, picture, stripe, trademark, reading matter, or illuminating device, constructed, attached, erected, fastened or manufactured in any manner whatsoever so that the same shall be used for the attraction of the public to any place, subject, person, firm, corporation, public performance, article, machine or merchandise and displayed in any manner for recognized advertising purposes.
SIGN, BUSINESS: A sign which directs attention to a business, commodity, service, or entertainment conducted on the premises.
SIGN, CANOPY: A sign wholly supported by a canopy projecting from a building or an extended roof or pitched roof and which does not extend above the mean height level of the roof of the building.
SIGN, CONSTRUCTION: A temporary sign erected during the period of construction advertising the construction of improvements on the property.
SIGN, GROUND: A sign which is attached to or is a part of a self- supporting structure, other than a building or portion of a building.
SIGN, OUTDOOR ADVERTISING: A sign which directs attention to a business, commodity, service, or entertainment, sold or offered elsewhere than the premises and only incidentally on the premises, if at all.
SIGN, PORTABLE: A sign which is not permanently affixed to the ground or a building.
SIGN, PROJECTING: A sign affixed to a building and which extends horizontally more than twelve inches (12") from the sign supporting portion of the building.
SIGN, REAL ESTATE: A temporary sign advertising the sale, rental, or lease of the premises.
SIGN, ROOF: A sign which is affixed to a roof, extended roof, pitched roof or canopy and which extends above the mean height of the roof.
SIGN, WALL: A sign affixed to a building wall which does not project horizontally more than twelve inches (12") from the wall nor extend above the height of the wall.
SPECIAL EXCEPTION: A use or a design element of a use which is not permitted by right in a particular district because of potential adverse effects, but which, if controlled in the particular instance as to its relationship to the neighborhood and to the general welfare, may be permitted by the board of adjustment, where specifically authorized by this title, and in accordance with the substantive and procedural standards of this title.
STREET WALL: The wall or part of the building nearest to the street line.
STRUCTURE: Anything constructed or erected with a fixed location on the ground, or attached to something having a fixed location on the ground, and includes buildings, walls, fences, and signs.
SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRICT: A zoning district to be mapped as an overlay to a use district and which modifies or supplements the regulations of the general district in recognition of distinguishing circumstances such as unit development or flooding propensity while maintaining the character and purposes of the general use district area over which it is superimposed.
TINY HOME: A dwelling that is less than nine hundred (900) square feet.
TOBACCO PRODUCT: Any product that is made from or derived from tobacco, or that contains nicotine, that is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, a cigar, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus. “Tobacco product” also means electronic smoking devices and any component or accessory used in the consumption of a tobacco product, such as filters, rolling papers, pipes, and liquids used in electronic smoking devices, whether or not they contain nicotine. Tobacco product does not include drugs, devices, or combination products authorized for sale by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as those terms are defined in the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
TOP PLATE: The horizontal timber directly carrying the trusses of a roof or the rafters.
TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT: A row of at least three (3) attached dwelling units each separated by a party wall on individual lots and designated for separate ownership of the individual dwelling units with no separate dwelling unit constructed above another dwelling unit.
TRAILER PARK: See definition of Trailer Or Mobile Home Park in section 9-9-1 of this code.
TRAVEL OR RECREATION VEHICLE: A vehicular portable structure or a self-propelled structure designed as a temporary dwelling for travel use or recreational use not to exceed thirty five feet (35') in length.
VARIANCE: A relaxation of a restriction of this title, granted by the board of adjustment, where, by reason of exceptional narrowness, shallowness, shape, topography, or other extraordinary or exceptional situation, condition or circumstance of a particular property, the literal enforcement of this title restriction, would result in unnecessary hardship.
VETERINARIAN CLINIC: A building used exclusively for the care and treatment of animals, including incidental overnight boarding of animals within the enclosed building, but excluding outside animal runs or boarding services.
WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM (WECS, WIND TURBINE, WIND GENERATOR, WINDMILL, AND WIND MACHINE): A machine that converts the kinetic energy in the wind into a usable form of electrical or mechanical energy. The WECS includes all parts of a system except the tower and the transmission equipment.
YARD: An open unoccupied space on a lot between a building and a lot line.
YARD, FRONT: A yard extending along the full length of the front lot lines between the side lot lines.
YARD, REAR: A yard extending along the full length of the rear lot line between the side lot lines.
YARD REQUIRED: The minimum permitted distance of open unoccupied space between a building and a lot line.
YARD, SIDE: A yard extending along a side lot line between the front yard and the rear yard.
(Ord. 165, 12-6-1983; amd. 2002 Code; Ord. 345, 10-10-2023)