For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ADDITION. New construction performed on a dwelling, which increases the outside dimensions of the dwelling.
   ALTERATION. A substantial change or modification other than an addition or minor repair to a dwelling or to systems involved within a dwelling.
   DEPARTMENT. The Department of Commerce.
      (1)   Any building, the initial construction of which is commenced on or after the effective date of this subchapter, which contains one or two dwelling units, or
      (2)   An existing structure or that part of an existing structure, which is used or intended to be used as a one or two-family dwelling.
    MINOR REPAIR. Repair performed for maintenance or replacement purposes on any existing one or two family dwelling which does not affect room arrangement, light, ventilation, access to or efficiency
of any exit stairway or exits, fire protection, or exterior aesthetic appearance, which does not increase a given occupation and use and is below $5,000 total project cost.
   ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLING. A building structure which contains one or separate households intended to be used as a home, residence or sleeping place by an individual or by two or more individuals maintaining a common household, to the exclusion of all others.
   PERSON. An individual, partnership, firm or corporation.
   UNIFORM DWELLING CODE. Those administrative code provisions, and any future amendments, revisions or modification thereto, contained in Chapters 20-25 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
(Ord. 150-04, passed 7-1-04)