For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
CONTRACTOR: Any person engaged in the construction, alteration or repair of buildings or other structures or sidewalks and provides said service for any type of activity that requires a building permit and/or requires an inspection per adopted building codes.
CORPORATION COUNSEL: The attorney for the village.
DECORATIVE LANDSCAPING: The process by which a landscape architect arranges and modifies the effect of natural scenery over a given tract or area as to produce the best aesthetic effect considering the use to which the tract or area is to be put. This definition includes, but is not limited to, the use of decorative planting.
EXPOSED AGGREGATE: Natural or cultured stone chips embedded in cement, concrete, precast and epoxy materials in sections or panels.
FRONT ELEVATIONS: The clearly defined main entrance portion of a structure which shall face the front lot line. In reference to structural requirements, includes those side portions of a structure which face or are contiguous with a public street or streets, thoroughfare or ways.
FRONT LOT LINE: The front property line of a zoning lot, abutting or within a street. On a corner lot, the front lot line shall be the lot line having the shortest dimension along the street right of way.
GLASS: Includes all windows and entry doors together with frames for same and/or glass panels, precast, to the building.
MUNICIPALITY: The village of Manteno.
PASSENGER VEHICLE: A land motor vehicle with four (4) or more wheels that is designed for use on public roads.
REAR ELEVATIONS: Includes that portion of a structure which faces away from all public streets and which is not visible to the traffic on any public way.
ROOFTOP FIXTURES: All rooftop mechanical fixtures shall be screened from public view with an approved architectural screening.
SIDE ELEVATIONS: Includes that portion or portions of a structure which do not face or are not contiguous with a public street, thoroughfare or ways.
SOLID FINISH VENEERS: Brick stone, cultured stone, cultured brick, or any primary materials laminated in any approved construction manner to the exterior or interior walls.
SOLID MASONRY: Brick, cement, concrete blocks, stone or exposed aggregate or a combination of these. (Ord. 03-38, 4-19-2004, eff. 5-1-2004; amd. Ord. 07-05, 6-4-2007; Ord. 13-07, 6-3-2013)