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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CONTIGUOUS. Sharing a common boundary.
MERGER. The process whereby contiguous parcels or units of land under the same ownership are merged, pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code §§ 66451.10 et seq. and this chapter.
SLOPE STABILITY. The maximum stable inclination of an unsupported slope under the most adverse conditions that it will likely experience, as determined by current engineering practice.
SLOPE STABILITY STANDARDS. Those standards that are necessary in order to insure that a slope achieves slope stability.
(Prior Code, § 16.08.020) (Ord. 670, passed - -1998)