1191.08 DEFINITIONS U-Z.
   USE: The purpose for which a building, lot, sign, or structure is intended, designed, occupied, or maintained.
   (1)   USE, NONRESIDENTIAL: Any use of property or buildings that is not a residential use.
   (2)   USE, PRINCIPAL: The primary purpose for which a lot or the main building thereon is designed, arranged or intended and for which it is or may be used.
   (3)   USE, RESIDENTIAL: A principal use that is intended for occupancy by an owner or lessee as their permanent place of abode.
   (4)    USE, TEMPORARY: A use of a lot or lots of limited duration and established in connection with a construction project, real estate development or special event.
   VARIANCE: An authorization by the Zoning Board of Appeals granting relief from the strict requirements of this Ordinance and doing substantial justice, where literal enforcement would result in a practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship.
   VEHICLE REPAIR, MAJOR:  General repair, rebuilding or reconditioning of engines, motor vehicles or trailers; collision service including body frame or fender straightening or repair; tire recapping or retreading; painting and engine steam cleaning.
   VEHICLE REPAIR, MINOR: Incidental body and fender work, painting and upholstering, replacement of parts and motor service to passenger vehicles and trucks not exceeding one-ton capacity, but not including any operation defined as "major repair".
   VEHICLE SALVAGE BUSINESS:  The storage and dismantling of severely damaged motor vehicles for the purpose of reclaiming the component parts and materials for resale, recycling or disposal.  This does not include major or minor vehicle repair establishments.
   VEHICLE SERVICE STATION: A building and premises where the principal use is the retail dispensing or sale of vehicular fuels.
   VEHICLE WASH: A use of property and buildings for the purpose of providing buildings, equipment and facilities for the purpose of cleaning and preserving the exterior or interior surfaces of automobiles or other motor vehicles designed primarily for use on the highway.
   WAREHOUSE:  A building or portion of a building used, designed, and intended for the storage of merchandise or commodities.
   WHOLESALE ESTABLISHMENT: A use of property and buildings for the purpose of selling, buying, trading or otherwise dealing at a wholesale level in general merchandise. This type of facility often requires membership and may not be open to the general public.
   WATERCOURSE: Any natural or artificial stream, river, creek, channel, ditch, canal, conduit, culvert, drain, waterway, gully, ravine, or wash in which water flows either continuously or intermittently and which has a definite channel, bed and banks, including any area adjacent thereto subject to inundation by reason of overflow or floodwater.
   WETLANDS: Those areas inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions. Also include swamps.
   YARD: The open spaces on a lot located between a building and a lot line.  The term "required yard" shall refer to that portion of the yard lying between the lot lines and the minimum required setback lines.
   (1)   YARD, FRONT: The space extending the full width of the lot, the depth of which is the distance between the front lot line and the nearest building line of the principal building.
   (2)   YARD, REAR: The space extending the full width of the lot, the depth of which is the distance between the rear lot line and the nearest building line of the principal building.
   (3)   YARD, SIDE: The space between a principal building and the side lot line, extending from the front yard to the rear yard, the width of which is the distance from the side lot line to the nearest building line of the principal building.
   ZONING ADMINISTRATOR:  The person designated by the City to administer and enforce the provisions of this Zoning Code.  The term shall also include a designee or designees to whom some or all of the duties are delegated.
(Ord. 4-21.  Passed 1-4-21.)