ARTICLE 12:  USE CATEGORIES AND DEFINITIONS
Section
Overview of Article 12
   17.12.000   Overview of Article 12
Use Categories
   17.12.100   Classification of uses
   17.12.105   Listing of use categories
   17.12.110   Residential use category
   17.12.120   Civic use category
   17.12.130   Commercial use category
   17.12.140   Industrial use category
   17.12.150   Other use category
   17.12.160   Unlisted use: authorization of similar use
Definitions
   17.12.200   Meaning of words generally
   17.12.205   Meaning of common words
      TENSE
      SINGULAR/PLURAL
      GENDER
      USE OF “SHALL,” “WILL” AND “MAY”
      USE OF “BUILDING” AND “STRUCTURE”
      USE OF “USED FOR”
      USE OF “LAND” AND “PROPERTY”
   17.12.210   Meaning of specific words and terms
      ABUT/ABUTTING LOTS, ADJACENT/ADJOINING LOTS OR CONTIGUOUS LOTS
      ACCEPT
      ACCESS
      ACCESSORY BUILDING OR STRUCTURE
      ACCESSORY USE
      ACRE
      ADDITION
      AFFECTED PARTY
      AGRICULTURAL USE
      AISLE
      ALLEY
      ALTERATION, STRUCTURAL
      ALTERNATIVE ACCESS
      AMENDMENT
      AMENITY
      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
      ANNEXATION
      ANTENNA
      APPEAL
      APPLICANT
      APPLICATION
      APPROVAL AUTHORITY OR REVIEW BODY
      APPROVED PLAN
      ASSESSED VALUATION
      AWNING
      BASEMENT
      BED AND BREAKFAST INN
      BERM
      BIKE LANE
      BIKEWAY
      BIO-SWALE
      BUILDABLE AREA
      BUILDING
      BUILDING CODE
      BUILDING ENVELOPE
      BUILDING, PRIMARY
      BUILDING HEIGHT
      BUILDING LINE
      BUILDING OFFICIAL
      BUILDING PERMIT
      CALIPER
      CARPOOL/VANPOOL
      CHANGE OF USE
      CITY
      CITY ENGINEER
      CITY OF FOREST GROVE
      CLEAR VISION AREA
      COMPLEX
      COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
      CONDITIONAL USE
      CONTIGUOUS
      COUNCIL
      CUL-DE-SAC
      DEDICATION
      DEED
      DEMOLISH
      DENSITY
      DENSITY TRANSFER
      DEVELOPMENT
      DEVELOPMENT SITE
      DIRECTOR
      DRIVE-THROUGH FACILITY, DRIVE-IN USE
      DRIVEWAY
      DWELLING-RELATED DEFINITIONS
      DWELLING
         ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT
         APARTMENT OR MULTIPLE-FAMILY DWELLING
         DUPLEX
         SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING
      EASEMENT
      EGRESS
      EMPLOYEES
      ENLARGEMENT
      EXCEPTION
      FACE
      FAMILY
      FENCE
      FINAL ACTION, FINAL DECISION OR FINAL ORDER
      FINDINGS
      FLOOD RELATED DEFINITIONS
         Figure 12-1: Flood Related Terms
      FLOOR AREA
      FLOOR AREA RATIO
         Figure 12-2: Floor Area Ratio Examples
      FRONTAGE
      FRONT PORCH, STANDARD
      GARAGE
      GRADE (GROUND LEVEL)
      GRADE, NATURAL
      GRADE, SUBGRADE
      HISTORIC LANDMARKS-RELATED DEFINITIONS
      HOME OCCUPATION
      IMPACT ANALYSIS
      IMPERVIOUS SURFACE
      INTERESTED PARTY
      LOADING SPACE OR LOADING AREA
      LOT-RELATED DEFINITIONS
         Figure 12-3: Types of Lots
         Figure 12-4: Lot Related Definitions
         Figure 12-5: Lot Lines and Setbacks
         Figure 12-6: Yard Definitions
      MANUFACTURED DWELLING
      MITIGATION
      MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT
      MOBILE HOME
      MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
      MANUFACTURED DWELLING SPACE
      MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY
      MARIJUANA FACILITIES
      MARIJUANA PROCESSOR– MEDICAL
      MARIJUANA PRODUCER – RECREATIONAL
      MARIJUANA PRODUCTION – INDOOR
      MARIJUANA PRODUCTION – OUTDOOR
      MARIJUANA RETAILER
      MARIJUANA TESTING LABORATORIES
      MARIJUANA WHOLESALER
      NATURAL RESOURCE AREA
      NEIGHBORHOOD STORE
      NEW CONSTRUCTION
      NONCONFORMING
      OCCUPANCY PERMIT
      OFF-SITE IMPACT
      OFF-SITE IMPROVEMENT
      OPEN SPACE
      OUTDOOR STORAGE
      PARKING SPACE
      PARTITION
      PARTY
      PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE ACCESSWAY
      PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY
      PERIMETER
      PERMITTED USE
      PERSON
      PLAT
      PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USE
      PRIMARY ENTRANCE
      PROJECTION
      RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
      RECREATION SPACE
      RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY
      RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME
      RESIDENTIAL CARE INSTITUTION
      REMODEL
      RESERVE STRIP
      SCHOOL
      SETBACK
      SIGN-RELATED DEFINITIONS
      SIGNIFICANT EXPANSION
      SITE
      SLOPE
      SITE PLAN
      START OF CONSTRUCTION
      STRUCTURE
      SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE
      STREET
      SUBDIVISION
      SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT
      TEMPORARY USE
      TEMPORARY USE PERMIT
      TRANSIT STREET
      TRANSIT-ORIENTED USES
      TREE-RELATED DEFINITIONS
      USE
      URBAN SERVICES
      VARIANCE
      VEHICLE PARKING SPACE
      WATER DEPENDENT
      WATER QUALITY SENSITIVE AREAS
      WETLANDS
      WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AREA
      YARD-RELATED DEFINITIONS
      ZONING DISTRICT