§ 151.003  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. Words used in the present tense shall include the future tense; words in the singular number shall include the plural and words in the plural shall include the singular.
   ACCESSORY USES.  A land use related, but subordinate to the main use of the property, including, but not limited to, garages, fences, parking lots, gardening and landscaping.
   BLOCK.  The property abutting on one side of a street and lying between the two nearest intersecting or intercepting streets or subdivided acreage.
   DWELLING.  A structure used for human occupancy.
   DWELLING, MULTI-FAMILY.  Three or more attached single-family dwellings.
   DWELLING, SINGLE-FAMILY.  A detached dwelling, built as a single house keeping unit occupied by individuals living as a family as distinguished from a group occupying a lodging facility.
   DWELLING, TWO-FAMILY.  Two attached single-family swellings.
   FEEDLOT.  The raising of livestock or poultry in any confined area or pasture where the intensity of use is such that natural vegetation cannot be maintained.
   HOME OCCUPATION.  A land use conducted basically within a dwelling and carried on by the inhabitants there of which is clearly incidental and secondary to the residential use of the lot and does not change the character thereof. Generation of traffic, noise, odor and discharges above levels normally found in the neighborhood in question are examples of changing the character thereof. (See RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS).
   LAND USE.  A structure on the land or an activity taking place on the land.
   LOT.  Land having frontage on at least one street, occupied or to be occupied by a building or buildings.
   LOT, CORNER.  A lot situated at the intersection of two or more streets.
   RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS.  A land use that is clearly secondary to the residential use of the lot but that generates traffic, noise, odor or discharges or involves structures that are more intense than those normally found in the neighborhood.
   SETBACK.  Distance between the lot edge and face of structures.
   SIGNS, ADVERTISING.  Signs advertising for something associated with a different site than the sign site.
   SIGNS, IDENTIFICATION.  Signs identifying the name of the business or persons occupying the site where the sign is.
   SIGNS, TEMPORARY.  Signs used for a temporary period of time, including festival banners, political signs and real estate signs.
   STREET.  Public right-of-way which can be used for vehicular traffic, including roads and highways, but not including alleys.
   STRUCTURE ALTERATION.  Any change in the supporting members of a building such as bearing walls, columns, beams or girders.
   SUBDIVISION.  The division of land into smaller parcels through the use of a plat or registered land survey.
   YARD, REQUIRED.  The area described when a minimum setback, is required.
(Ord. 75, passed 12-27-1990)