§ 150.038 DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BENEFIT AREA. The geographic area within which impact fees are collected and expended for a particular type of public service within such area.
   CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT. Land or facilities for the storage, treatment or distribution of water, for the collection, treatment, reclamation or disposal of sewage; for the collection and disposal of storm waters and for flood control purposes; for purposes of transportation and transit, including without limitation, streets, street lighting and traffic-control devices and supporting improvements, roads, overpasses, bridges, airports and related facilities; for parks and recreational improvements; for public safety, including police and fire facilities; for schools and child care facilities; for libraries and public art for public buildings of all kinds; and for any other capital projects of the city. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT also includes design, engineering, inspection, testing, planning, legal land acquisition and all other costs associated with construction of a public facility.
   CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT LIST. The list attached to the annual Council resolution for each specific impact fee. The list shall describe the approximate location, size, time of availability and estimated cost of each capital improvement to be funded from impact fees.
   CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN. The five-year plan for improvements, adopted annually by the Council, describing the approximate location, size, time of availability and estimated cost of capital improvement projects and identifies sources of funding for capital improvement projects.
   COLLECTION. The point at which the impact fee is actually paid over to the city.
   COMMITMENT. Earmarking impact fees to fund or partially fund capital improvements serving new construction projects.
   DWELLING UNIT. One or more rooms in a building or a portion of a room, designed, intended to be used or actually used for occupancy by one family for living and sleeping quarters and containing one kitchen only, and including mobile homes, but not hotel or motel units.
   IMPACT FEE. Any monetary exaction imposed by the city as a condition of or in connection with approval of a development project for the purpose of defraying all or some of the cost of or repayment of costs previously expended from other city funds for capital improvements relating to the project.
   IMPOSED. To determine that a particular development project is subject to collection of impact fees as a condition of development approval.
   NEW DEVELOPMENT OR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. Includes any project undertaken for the purpose of development, including without limitation a project involving the issuance of a permit for construction, reconstruction or change of use, but not a project involving the issuance of a permit to operate or to remodel, rehabilitate or improve an existing structure, nor the rebuilding of a structure destroyed or damaged by an act of God, nor the replacement of one mobile home with another on the same pad if no dwelling unit is added.
   NON-RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. All development other than residential development projects.
   RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. Any development undertaken to create a new dwelling unit or units.
(Prior Code, § 150.58) (Ord. 06-O-1870, passed 8-2-2006)