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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.
ANIMAL UNIT. A unit of measure used to compare the amount of manure produced by different types of animals to the amount produced by a slaughter steer or heifer.
BOATHOUSE. A storage structure constructed outside of the control strip to store and protect a boat.
CLUSTER MOORING FACILITY. A fixed or floating pier for use as boat landing place or berth for more than one boat.
CLUSTER MOORING FACILITY (PRIVATE). A fixed or floating pier located on land adjacent to the front footage of land owned by persons using the cluster facility such as a condominium.
CLUSTER MOORING FACILITY (PUBLIC). A fixed or floating pier located on land adjacent to the front footage of land owned by the city and operated as a full-service marina.
COVE. A small sheltered arm of the lake usually fed by a small stream or wet weather drainage ditch.
DREDGING/EXCAVATION. Removal of soil below or above the 736.0 contour line.
LAKE COMMISSION. The Moss Lake Commission authorized by the City Council in accordance with Ord. 1991-33.
MARINA. See CLUSTER MOORING FACILITY (PUBLIC).
MARKERS (FLOATING). Navigational or warning signs installed with polystyrene floatation.
MARKERS (STATIONARY). Navigational or warning signs installed at fixed elevations.
MOORING FACILITY. A fixed or floating pier for use as a boat landing place or berth.
PERMIT. Written request of approval for construction of structures on the control strip or beyond the shoreline.
PIERS (FLOATING). See MOORING FACILITY.
PIERS (STATIONARY). See MOORING FACILITY.
RAMP (LAUNCHING). Ramp constructed to allow launching and removal of boats to the lake.
RIP-RAP. Quarry stone or field stone classified as either Class 1 or Class 2 and in conformance with §§ 876-2 and 1042-1 of the 2006 edition of Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, published by the State Department of Transportation, and as amended from time to time.
SEAWALL (GRAVITY). A wall built to retain the soil from eroding into the lake, where the weight of the structure prevents it from overturning.
SEAWALL (CANTILEVER). A wall built to retain the soil from eroding into the lake, where the footing is designed to support the wall, and acts as a counterweight to prevent the wall from overturning.
SHORELINE. Line where the land and water meet at elevation 736.0 feet MSL.
STRUCTURE (FLOATING). Piers or mooring facilities constructed beyond the shoreline which rise and fall on the lake water level using polystyrene floatation.
STRUCTURE (STATIONARY). Piers, mooring facilities, launching ramps or seawall constructed on the control strip or beyond the shoreline.
WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY. A plant constructed to receive and treat wastewater before discharging to the waters of the lake in accordance with the State Division of Environmental Management.
WETLANDS. Those areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions. WETLANDS generally include swamps, marshes, bogs and similar areas.
(Prior Code, § 14-49) (Ord. passed 3-31-1992)