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Vanpool. A vehicle carrying seven or more persons commuting together to and from work on a regular basis, usually in a vehicle with a seating arrangement designed to carry seven to fifteen adult passengers, and on a prepay subscription basis. See also “Buspool” and “Carpool.”
Variance. A modification of the specific regulations of this Development Code granted by the City Council in accordance with the terms of this Code for the purpose of assuring that no property, because of special circumstances applicable to it, shall be deprived of privileges commonly enjoyed by other properties in the same vicinity and zone.
Vehicle. Any motorized form of transportation, including but not limited to automobiles, vans, buses, and motorcycles.
General. Rental of automobiles, construction equipment, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, trucks, and similar vehicles and equipment, including on-site storage and incidental maintenance that does not require pneumatic lifts.
Limited. Limited to the rental of bicycles, tricycles, quadricycles, or similar pedal-propelled or battery-propelled equipment. May also include the maintenance, minor repair, and on-site storage of the equipment offered for rent.
Office Only. Rental of automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, trucks, and other types of transportation vehicles. Does not include the on-site storage of or incidental maintenance of vehicles.
General. A business involved in the major repair of automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, or trucks, including light-duty trucks (gross vehicle weights of less than 10,000 pounds) and heavy-duty trucks (gross vehicle weights of 10,000 pounds or more), with such repair including full-service motor vehicle repair, machine shops, towing services; and transmission repair and replacement. The definition also includes any use or activity included in Limited Vehicle/Equipment Repair below. The definition does not include vehicle dismantling or salvage, body repair, painting, or tire retreading or recapping.
Limited. A business involved in the minor repair of automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, or light trucks, vans or similar size vehicles (i.e., vehicles that have gross vehicle weights less than 10,000 pounds), including installation of electronic equipment (e.g., alarms, stereos, etc.); servicing of cooling, electrical, fuel and exhaust systems; brake adjustments, relining and repairs; oil and lube shops; wheel alignment and balancing, and tire sales and installation.
Vehicle/Equipment Sales (New and Used).
Vehicle/Equipment Sales. Sale of automobiles, construction equipment, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, trucks, and similar vehicles and equipment, including display, storage, maintenance, repair, and incidental rental of the vehicles and equipment. May include the sale, installation, and servicing of related equipment and parts.
Vehicles Sales, Office Only. Limited to an office for the sale of automobiles. Does not include on-site inventory, display, storage, maintenance, or repair of automobiles. May be subject to parking requirements of the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Automobile Washing/Detailing. Establishments engaged in the washing, waxing, or cleaning of automobiles or similar light vehicles.
Full Service. A car wash establishment where operating functions are performed entirely by an operator owner with the use of washing, waxing, and drying equipment supplemented with manual detailing by the operator owner.
Self Service or Accessory. An establishment where washing, drying, polishing, or vacuuming of an automobile is done by the car driver or occupant.
Service Stations - No Retail Sales of Non-Automotive Goods. Establishments engaged in the retail sale of gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuel, lubricants, parts, and accessories, including incidental “minor” maintenance and repair of automobiles and light trucks, vans, or similar size vehicles (i.e., vehicles that have gross vehicle weights less than 10,000 pounds). Does not include body and fender work or “heavy” repair of trucks or other motor vehicles (see “Vehicle/Equipment Repair, General”).
Service Stations - With Limited Retail Sales of Non-Automotive Goods. 500 square feet or less of floor area for retail sales.
Service Stations - With Retail Sales of Non-Automotive Goods. More than 500 square feet of floor area for retail sales.
Vehicle Storage. The storage of operative or inoperative vehicles. These uses include storage of towed vehicles, impound yards, and storage lots for buses and recreational vehicles, but do not include vehicle dismantling.
Vending Machine. An automated machine that provides snacks, beverages, lottery tickets, movie rentals and other products to consumers without a cashier.
Veterinary Hospital/Clinic. See “Animal Sales and Services.”
Visitor Accommodations. See “Hotel or Motel.” (Ord. 935 § 3 (part), 2015)