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(A) For the purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:
(1) ACCESSORY BUILDING - Any structure built for the support, shelter, or enclosure of property that is separate from but related, subordinate, and secondary to the main use of the property, such as but not limited to: storage sheds, greenhouses, and garages.
(2) ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT (ADU) - An attached or detached residential dwelling unit that provides complete independent living facilities for one or more persons and is located on a lot with a proposed or existing primary residence or multifamily structure. It shall include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation on the same parcel as the single-family or multifamily dwelling is or will be situated. An accessory dwelling unit also includes an efficiency unit as defined by Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 17958.1 or a manufactured home as defined by Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 18007. See JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT.
(3) ACCESSORY SIGN - Any sign which advertises goods manufactured or produced, goods for sale, or services rendered on the property upon which such sign is located, also known as an on-premise sign.
(4) ACCESSORY STRUCTURE - A man-made object other than ornamental statuary, having a permanent location on the ground and more than six inches above the finished grade that is separate from but related, subordinate, and secondary to the main use of the property, such as but not limited to: patio covers, gazebos, and children's play structures.
(5) ACCESSORY USE - A use of property separate from, but related, subordinate and secondary to, the main use of the property.
(6) ADULT DAY CARE FACILITY - A state-licensed facility that provides less than 24-hour per day care to persons 18 years of age or older in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of these individuals.
(7) ADULT HEALTH CARE CENTER - Any family day home, day care center, or social rehabilitation center, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1570.7, and licensed by the State Department of Health, which provides, on less than a twenty-four hour basis, nonmedical care to adults in need of personal services, protection, supervision, assistance, guidance or training essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual.
(8) ALLEY - Any public thoroughfare for the use of pedestrians or vehicles, not less than ten feet nor more than thirty feet wide, which has been deeded or dedicated to the city as a secondary means of access to abutting property.
(9) AMMUNITION - Any cartridge or encasement containing a bullet or projectile, propellant, or explosive charge and a primer that is used in the operation of a firearm.
(10) ANTIQUE SHOP - A retail business that sells works of art, furniture, decorative objects and the like, all of which are at least thirty years old.
(11) APARTMENT - A room or suite of rooms in a multi-family dwelling designated as a residence for one household and containing permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation. Efficiency, studio, and single are terms used for apartments with combined living, sleeping, and/or kitchen areas.
(12) APARTMENT HOTEL - A building containing six or more apartments, designated for use as second or temporary dwellings for transient guests.
(13) APARTMENT HOUSE - Any building which is designed to be or is in fact occupied as the residence of two or more families living independently of each other in such building, in separate apartments, and where such apartments are rented or leased for a period of not less than one month.
(14) AUTOMOBILE REPAIR GARAGE - A building used for the overhaul and repair of vehicles, including body repairs, engine overhaul, upholstery work, parts rebuilding and like activities.
(15) AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION - Any business which dispenses gasoline and which may also sell other automotive-related and nonrelated goods and services, but which excludes auto body work, complete engine and transmission overhaul and rebuilding and similar intensive vehicle-related services.
(16) AUTOMOBILE WRECKING - The dismantling or destruction of one or more motorcycles or motor vehicles.
(17) BABYSITTING - The care of one or more children by an individual in a home on a temporary basis, and without the benefit of formal advertising or established hours of business.
(18) BASEMENT - A story partly underground with less than one-half its height above the average finished grade.
(19) BED AND BREAKFAST INN - An establishment, originally built as a single-family residence, operated by a resident owner and containing three to five guest bedrooms, each of which is available for rent to the general public for up to twenty-nine consecutive days.
(20) BEDROOM - Any room that is or can be used for sleeping purposes, including any room other than a kitchen, bathroom, or utility service room, such as a study, den and loft.
(21) BUILDING - Any structure built for the support, shelter, or enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or property of any kind.
(22) BUILDING HEIGHT - Total height of a building measured from the average finished grade at the base of the building to the highest point of the building.
(23) BUILDING SITE - The area, including all required yards, open space and parking, which a main building and its accessory buildings and uses occupy.
(24) BUSINESS - Any use of property for profit requiring a business license.
(25) CANNABIS - Shall have the same meaning as set forth in Cal. Bus. and Prof. Code Section 26001(f), as that section now appears or may hereinafter be amended or renumbered.
(26) CAR WASH (MECHANICAL) - Any operation which provides for the washing of motor vehicles primarily through the use of mechanical equipment which may include conveyor chains, blowers, steam guns, roller brushes, high pressure vacuum units and similar equipment.
(27) CAR WASH (NONMECHANICAL, SELF-SERVICE) - Any operation which provides for the washing of motor vehicles by the customer, which employs persons only to check, maintain and supervise the use of the facility and equipment, and which has equipment limited to water softeners, water heaters, soap mixing tanks, low pressure vacuum units and similar equipment that produces only a low volume of sound.
(28) CHILD CARE CENTER - A state-licensed child care facility other than a family day care home, in which less than twenty-four hour per day nonmedical care and supervision is provided in a group setting for children.
(29) CHURCH - A building operated primarily for worship or for promotion of religious activities excluding other buildings or activities maintained by religious organizations such as educational institutions, hospitals, homeless shelters and day care centers or operations that are commercial in nature.
(30) CLUB - An association of persons for some common, nonprofit purpose excluding groups organized primarily to render a service which is customarily carried on as a business.
(31) COMMERCIAL DISTRICT - Stores and businesses located in a shopping center of more than ten acres but less than thirty acres and designed to serve several neighborhoods.
(32) COMMERCIAL SCHOOL - A nonaccredited school providing training or personal improvement, such as a beauty college, dance school, business school, or gymnasium.
(33) COMMISSION - The planning commission of the city.
(34) COMMON AREA - Any area or space designed for joint use by tenants occupying mobile home parks, condominiums, planned residential groups and similar residential developments.
(35) COMMUNITY APARTMENT PROJECT - A project in which an undivided interest in the property is coupled with the right of exclusive occupancy of any apartment located thereon.
(36) COMMUNITY CARE FACILITY - A State-licensed facility maintained and operated to provide nonmedical residential care, day treatment, adult day care, or foster family agency services for children and/or adults, including, but not limited to, the physically handicapped, mentally impaired, incompetent persons, and abused or neglected children, as further defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1502.
(37) CONDOMINIUM - An estate in real property consisting of an undivided interest in common in a portion of a parcel of real property, together with a separate interest in space in a building on real property such as a residence.
(38) CONGREGATE LIVING HEALTH FACILITY - A State-licensed residential home with a non-institutional home-like environment that provides twenty-four hour medical supervision and skilled nursing with services for persons who are physically disabled, have a diagnosis of terminal illness, or are catastrophically and severely disabled, as further defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1250.
(39) CORNER LOT - A lot having frontage on two intersecting streets.
(40) DETACHED BUILDING - Any building that is not physically joined to another building by a common wall.
(41) DIRECTOR - The city's community development director or designee.
(42) DRIVE-IN THEATER - A motion picture theater containing a vehicle parking area where patrons remain in their vehicles to view the entertainment presented on one or more screens.
(43) DRIVE-THRU FACILITY - A facility which, by its design, allows people to receive goods and/or services while remaining in their motor vehicles.
(44) DUPLEX - A building containing two dwelling units.
(45) DWELLING UNIT - A room or suite of rooms designed as a residence for one household and containing one kitchen.
(46) EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION - An institution offering academic instruction or training leading to a degree, or accredited by the state, including private colleges or trade schools but not including dance schools, business schools, and similar commercial establishments.
(47) EFFICIENCY DWELLING UNIT - A housing unit, typically a combined living room and bedroom area, a separate bathroom, and a kitchenette, with a typical minimum gross floor area of 220 square feet. Occupancy standards and square footage shall be governed by Cal. Residential Code Section R304.5. In no instance shall the minimum square footage be less than 220 square feet.
(48) EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR FAMILIES - A permanent facility consisting of a building or group of buildings with overnight sleeping accommodations providing temporary housing for six months or less to homeless families with children under the age of 18, or 21 if they are full-time students or disabled, pursuant to standards set forth in article V, division 18. Such accommodations shall include basic supportive services such as meals, restroom, bathing and laundry facilities. No family shall be denied emergency shelter because of an inability to pay. For purposes of this definition, "disabled" means persons with special needs, including mental disabilities, developmental disabilities, AIDS, substance abuse or chronic health conditions.
(49) EMERGENCY SHELTER, PERMANENT - A permanent facility consisting of a building or group of buildings with overnight sleeping accommodations providing temporary housing for six months or less to homeless persons pursuant to standards set forth in article V, division 18. Such accommodations shall include basic supportive services such as meals, restroom, bathing and laundry facilities. No individual or household shall be denied emergency shelter because of an inability to pay.
(50) EMERGENCY SHELTER, TEMPORARY - A temporary facility consisting of a building or group of buildings with overnight sleeping accommodations providing housing to homeless persons for winter warming or similar short-term, temporary operation not to exceed four months within a twelve-month period. No individual or household shall be denied emergency shelter because of an inability to pay.
(51) ENTERTAINMENT - Any performance or activity defined herein; provided, however, that the term does not include vocal music or music from a single, unamplified, stringed instrument, including piano.
(52) FAMILY - A group of residents whose members jointly occupy a dwelling unit as a single housekeeping unit; have joint use of and responsibility for common areas; share household activities such as meals, chores, maintenance and expenses; but not including residents of commercial group living such as hotels, dormitories and fraternities.
(53) FARMWORKER - An employee, also known as an agricultural worker, engaged in agricultural work/farming and any practices performed on a farm in conjunction with farming including cultivating and tillage of soil, the raising of animals and the preparation of agricultural products for market and or to carriers for transportation to market.
(54) FARMWORKER EMPLOYEE HOUSING - A residential use of one or more single or multi family dwelling units and accessory dwellings of the same type and in the same zone, and/or group quarters structures with common dining area. A farmworker housing complex does not need to be located on the site of a qualifying agricultural operation where the farmworkers are employed.
(55) FAST FOOD RESTAURANT - An establishment whose principal business is sale of pre-prepared or rapidly prepared food served in disposable packaging directly to the customer, for consumption either within the restaurant building or off premises.
(56) FIREARM - Any device designed to be used as a weapon or modified to be used as a weapon, that expels a projectile by the force of an explosion or some other form of combustion, including any projectile which carries or contains its own fuel and is propelled by reaction. This definition does not include model rockets, airsoft guns, nerf-type guns, or paintball guns.
(57) FIREARM AND AMMUNITION SALES - A retail business that engages in the sale of firearms and/or ammunition.
(58) FIREARM RANGE - Any public or private establishment that operates an area designated for the discharge or other use of firearms within a controlled shooting environment. Also referred to as firing or shooting range.
(59) FRONTAGE - The portion of a lot, parcel or site that abuts a dedicated public street, not an alley.
(60) FRONTAGE OF BLOCK - The length of a block measured between two cross streets whereon more than four lots have frontage.
(61) FRONT LOT LINE - The line dividing a lot or parcel from an officially designated street; provided, however, that if the street is without frontage, the commission shall designate the front lot line.
(62) FRONT YARD - The yard measured the full width of the lot, lying between the front lot line and the closest portion of the main building.
(63) GARAGE - An accessory building or portion of the main building having a minimum of four walls, and designed and used principally for the housing of motor vehicles.
(64) GENERAL COMMERCIAL - Individual stores and businesses where each establishment is located on a separate lot, with separate parking and loading facilities and not in a shopping center.
(65) GUEST HOUSE - An accessory building for the housing of temporary guests, not containing a kitchen and not being rented or leased.
(66) HABITABLE ROOM - Any room used, or intended or designed to be used for sleeping, living, cooking or dining purposes, excluding such enclosed spaces as closets, pantries, bath or toilet rooms, service rooms, connecting corridors, laundries, unfinished attics, foyers, storage spaces, cellars, utility rooms and similar spaces.
(67) HOME FINDING AGENCY - Any individual or organization engaged in finding homes or other facilities as defined in the Cal. Code of Regulations, for placement of persons of any age for temporary or permanent care, or adoption, including providing continuing social services to such persons.
(68) HOME OCCUPATION - Gainful employment engaged in by the occupants of a dwelling, which is incidental and subordinate to and compatible with the residential use of the property and surrounding residential uses.
(69) HOTEL - A building providing separate bedrooms or baths for the accommodation of travelers, semipermanent residents and the like, where no kitchen facility is provided, whether known as a hotel, motel, or rooming house.
(70) HOUSEHOLD - See FAMILY.
(71) INLAND WATERWAY - A body of water confined to a channel which permits navigation by vessels and ships and is connected directly to the ocean.
(72) INSTITUTION - An organization having a social, educational, or religious purpose such as a school, church, hospital, club or lodge.
(73) INTERIOR LOT - A lot having lots adjoining on two sides.
(74) INTERIOR YARD SPACE - The area on the lot behind the front setback line which is open from ground to sky and used as private open space except as otherwise permitted in this chapter.
(75) JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT - A dwelling unit that is no more than 500 square feet in size and is contained entirely within a single-family dwelling. A junior accessory dwelling unit may include separate sanitation facilities, or may share sanitation facilities with the existing structure. See related definition of ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT.
(76) JUNK - Scraps of copper, wood, brass, rope, rags, batteries, paper, trash, rubber, debris, waste, or junked, dismantled or wrecked motor vehicles or parts thereof, iron, steel and other scrap ferrous or nonferrous material.
(77) KEY LOT - A lot whose side lot forms the rear lot line of a reversed corner lot.
(78) KITCHEN - Any room or portion of a room used, or intended or designed to be used for cooking and preparing food.
(79) LANDSCAPING - The treatment and maintenance of a yard area with predominantly vegetative materials, such as lawn or ground cover, shrubs or trees, and ornamental flagstone, brick or rock work and the like, organized in a manner designed to create or enhance a specific appearance.
(80) LARGE FAMILY DAY CARE HOME - A State-licensed facility that provides care, protection and supervision for seven to fourteen children in the provider's own home for periods less than twenty-four hours per day, as further defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1596.78.
(81) LOT - A parcel of real property officially subdivided and recorded prior to or according to chapter 15 of this code.
(82) LOT AREA - The number of square feet enclosed by the lot lines of a lot.
(83) LOT DEPTH - The average lineal distance between the front and rear lot lines, measured perpendicular to the front lot line.
(84) LOT WIDTH - The lineal width of a lot measured at the midpoint between the front lot line and rear lot line.
(85) MAIN BUILDING - The building wherein the principal use of a lot or parcel is conducted, including attached structures where more than eight lineal feet of a wall is commonly used.
(86) MAJOR RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT - Items designed to be used as temporary dwellings for recreational outings, or designed to be used for other recreational purposes, such as travel trailers, trailer coaches, pickup campers, motorized dwellings, tent trailers, boats and boat trailers.
(87) MARIJUANA - Shall have the same meaning as cannabis.
(88) MINI-WAREHOUSE - Any structure designed, built or used as individual compartments for five or more occupants on a lease or rental basis for the purpose of storage of any item for a period of more than forty-eight hours.
(89) MOBILE HOME - A manufactured relocatable vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, designed or equipped for human residential habitation and for being drawn by a motor vehicle.
(90) MOBILE HOME LOT - A parcel of land in a mobile home park rented and used exclusively by the occupants of the mobile home located on that lot.
(91) MOBILE HOME PARK - A contiguous area or tract of land of at least sixteen acres under single ownership which has been planned and improved for the placement of mobile homes for nontransient residential use.
(92) MOBILE HOME STAND - The part of a mobile home lot reserved for the placement of a mobile home.
(93) MOBILE OFFICE - A vehicle other than a motor vehicle designed or used as an office for industrial, professional or commercial purposes, and designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle.
(94) MOTEL - A building or group of buildings or units attached, semi-attached or detached, designed to serve as temporary sleeping quarters for transient persons, whether known as a motel, auto court, tourist court or bungalow court, excluding an adult motel, as defined in section 16-336(A)(5).
(95) MOTION PICTURE THEATER - An establishment containing two or fewer screens where films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides or similar photographic reproductions are regularly shown for any form of consideration.
(96) MOTOR VEHICLE - A device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a public street, excepting a device moved by human power.
(97) MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING - A building containing two or more dwelling units.
(98) MULTIPLEX MOTION PICTURE THEATER - An establishment containing three or more screens where films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides or similar photographic reproductions are regularly shown for any form of consideration.
(99) NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL - Stores and businesses located in a shopping center of less than ten acres and designed to serve a local neighborhood rather than several neighborhoods.
(100) NONACCESSORY SIGN - A sign which advertises products, services or other uses not associated with any use established on the premises on which such sign is located, also known as an off-premise sign and including, but not restricted to, billboards and outdoor advertising structures.
(101) NONCONFORMING - Buildings or uses which become not permitted or not in compliance with zoning regulations by reason of changes in the zoning regulations or land use zone classification of the property on which such building or uses are located.
(102) OCCUPIED AREA - That area of an individual mobile home lot which has been covered by a mobile home and its accessory structures.
(103) PARKING SPACE - A rectangular space, clearly delineated on the ground or pavement, of dimensions required elsewhere in this chapter, to be used for the parking or stopping of motor vehicles.
(104) PARKING STRUCTURE - A structure used for the parking of vehicles where parking is accommodated on two or more levels.
(105) PATIO - A deck or paved area not extending above the first floor level of a building and open to the sky.
(106) PATIO SHELTER - A covered shelter for semi-outdoor recreational activities, which is enclosed on no more than two sides, whether or not the remaining two sides are partially enclosed by a low wall, supporting structural members, lattice work, louvers, screens and the like.
(107) PAWNSHOP - An establishment that engages in the business of loaning money on the security of pledges of personal property, and purchasing and selling personal property.
(108) PERGOLA - An open-work structure or lattice having at least fifty percent of its roof open to the sky.
(109) PERMANENT STORAGE - The storage of any item of personal property for a period of more than forty-eight hours.
(110) PERMANENT STRUCTURE - Any object having a solid foundation or fixed location on the ground.
(111) PRIMARY DWELLING UNIT - The main residential structure containing one dwelling unit located on one legal lot.
(112) PRIVATE SCHOOL - An accredited private school or college providing academic or trade education.
(113) PRIVATE STREET - A privately owned vehicular right-of-way used as access by two or more lots which do not have frontage on a public street.
(114) PRODUCT ASSEMBLY PLANT - Production facilities primarily engaged in final or partial assembling or packaging of premanufactured, treated, or fabricated components, materials or products.
(115) PUBLIC CAMPGROUND - A public area wherein major recreational equipment may be placed as temporary dwellings.
(116) PUBLIC PARKING LOT - A parking lot for motor vehicles created to serve the public either as a separate business or as an accessory use to a business, whether owned by a governmental agency or by a private person or business.
(117) QUARRY - Any premises or site from which rock, sand, gravel, stone, earth, soil or any other mineral is removed or excavated for the purpose of sale, excluding the necessary grading or excavating of a building site under a valid building permit.
(118) REAR LOT LINE - The lot line most nearly parallel to the front lot line and dividing the lot from an alley or adjoining lot; provided, however, that the planning commission shall designate the rear lot line for through lots.
(119) REAR YARD - The yard measured the full width of the lot, lying between the rear lot line and the nearest portion of the main building.
(120) RECREATION COMMERCIAL - Indoor or outdoor sport, game, or recreational activity which may occur within a building or as outdoor activities, including but not limited to arenas, stadiums, rinks, golf courses, ranges, auditoriums, or theaters.
(121) REQUIRED YARD - The yard area required by this chapter.
(122) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT - Facilities or establishments primarily performing research or development of industrial or scientific products.
(123) RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR THE ELDERLY - A housing arrangement of residents at least sixty years of age, where personal care and supervision are provided, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1569.2.
(124) REVERSED CORNER LOT - A corner lot whose rear lot line abuts the side lot line of an adjoining lot.
(125) SCRAP METAL PROCESSING FACILITY - Any property which is maintained, used, or operated for storing, keeping, buying or selling wrecked, scrapped, ruined, abandoned or dismantled motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts.
(126) SENIOR AND/OR SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTIAL FACILITY - A State-licensed residential facility with seven or more residents that provides a range of community dining and/or recreation areas integrated with individual apartment units that may have individual cooking facilities; that provides at least one non-medical and/or medical support service to residents such as housekeeping, laundry, media room facility, library, hair care, recreation, and transportation services; that is restricted to qualifying residents or senior citizens as those terms are defined in Cal. Civil Code, Section 51.11; that may include a secure area(s) for residents with limited memory or cognitive abilities and/or limited physical mobility; and that is subject to the regulations for Planned Residential Groups set forth in sections 16-445 and 16-446 of this code.
(127) SIDE LOT LINE - All other lot lines that are not front or rear lot lines.
(128) SIDE STREET - A street providing secondary frontage to a lot, and having an angle between forty-five to one hundred and forty degrees at its intersection with the street providing principal frontage for the lot in question.
(129) SIDE YARD - The yard lying between the side lot line and the closest portion of the main building and between the front and rear yards.
(130) SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING - A building containing one dwelling unit whether built as a detached building or as an attached townhouse type of unit that does not involve common ownership or adjacent parcels of real property. The definition of single family dwelling does not include farmworker employee housing, but shall including farmworker employee housing projects with six or fewer residents as allowed by State law.
(131) SMALL RESIDENTIAL HEALTH OR CARE FACILITY - A facility licensed, authorized or certified by the State that provides nonmedical health or care services to six or fewer persons (except as otherwise provided herein), which State statutes identify as a residential use of property subject only to standards and restrictions applicable to other dwellings of the same type in the same zone, including but not limited to: a congregate living facility, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1250, having no more than six beds; an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled habilitative, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1250, serving no more than six persons; an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-nursing, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1250, having no more than six beds; a State-licensed residential care facility, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1568.01, serving no more than six persons; a small family day care home serving no more than eight children, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1596.78; a pediatric day health and respite care facility, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 1760.2, having no more than six beds; an alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment facility, as defined in Cal. Health and Safety Code, Section 11834.02, serving no more than six persons; and a State authorized, certified or licensed family care home, foster home or group home providing care on a twenty-four hour a day basis to six or fewer mentally disordered or otherwise handicapped persons or dependent and neglected children, as referred to in Cal. Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 5116.
(132) STORY - That portion of a building included between the upper surface of any floor and the upper surface of the floor next above, except that the topmost story shall be that portion of a building included between the upper surface of the topmost floor and the ceiling or roof above; also, if the finished floor level directly above a basement, cellar or unused underfloor space is more than six feet above grade as defined herein for more than fifty percent of the total perimeter or is more than twelve feet above grade as defined herein at any point, such basement, cellar or unused underfloor space shall be considered as a story.
(133) STREET - Land dedicated to or owned by a city, county, or State and designated as a public right-of-way, but not including an alley as defined herein.
(134) STRUCTURAL ALTERATIONS - Any change to a bearing wall, column, beam, joist, roof, rafter or other supporting member of a building or structure.
(135) STRUCTURE - A man-made object other than ornamental statuary, having a permanent location on the ground, and more than six inches above the finished grade.
(136) SUBTERRANEAN GARAGE - Any enclosed motor vehicle storage area of which any portion extends below the average grade of the project site.
(137) SUPPORTIVE HOUSING - Housing with no limit on length of stay, that is occupied by the target population, and that is linked to onsite or offsite services that assist the supportive housing resident in retaining the housing, improving his or her health status, and maximizing his or her ability to live and. when possible, work in the community. Such housing shall be considered a residential use of the property and shall be subject only to those restrictions that apply to other residential dwellings of the same type and in the same zone.
(138) SWAP MEET - Any indoor or outdoor facility containing multiple tenant spaces, stalls or booths from which new or used merchandise, crafts, or food are sold, exchanged or bought by separate vendors. An admission fee may or may not be charged. Any facility bearing the name of, or otherwise being promoted as a swap meet or flea market, shall constitute a swap meet for purposes of this chapter.
(139) TANDEM PARKING SPACE - A parking space located immediately behind or in front of a second parking space, such that vehicular access to that second space can be made only through the abutting space. Tandem parking accommodates two or more vehicles.
(140) THEATER - A motion picture theater or an establishment regularly featuring live performance of dramatic productions for any form of consideration.
(141) THRIFT STORE or SECONDHAND STORE - A retail business that engages or specializes in the sale of previously owned, secondhand or used merchandise, in which the area devoted to such merchandise is larger than twenty-five percent of the total floor area devoted to retail sales; provided, however, that this definition does not include antique shops or specialty retail stores that sell only one type of used merchandise, including but not limited to used record stores, used bookstores, used furniture stores, and sports trading card stores.
(142) THROUGH LOT - An interior lot whose front and rear lot lines both abut public streets.
(143) TIMESHARE - Dwelling units or commercial transient quarters (such as hotel or motel rooms) divided for purposes of marketing and sale into at least twelve annual time segments of not less than one week or more than thirty days during which the units or quarters may be occupied, with the annual right of occupancy extended over a specified period of time.
(144) TOWNHOUSE - A single-family dwelling unit attached to one or more other single-family dwelling units with each dwelling unit occupying a separate lot.
(145) TOWNHOUSE CONDOMINIUM - A townhouse, having associated with it an undivided interest in common in a parcel of real property that is contiguous with the townhouse lots.
(146) TRADITIONAL BED AND BREAKFAST - An establishment which contains no more than two guest bedrooms each of which is available for rent to the general public for up to twenty-nine consecutive days.
(147) TRAILER - A vehicle designed to be towed behind an automobile or truck.
(148) TRAILER PARK - Any area where one or more mobile homes are located.
(149) TRANSIENT - A tourist or other person abiding in the city for a short period of time.
(150) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING - Five or more dwelling unit(s) used as rental housing but operated under program requirements that call for the termination of assistance and recirculation of the assisted unit to another eligible program recipient. Supportive services arc provided to facilitate the movement of homeless individuals and their families to permanent housing. An eligible person(s) may live in the dwelling for up to two years, pursuant to Cal. Health and Safety Code, Sections 50675.2(h) and 50801(i). Some units may be designated for transition in place, where person(s) may stay in the unit for more than two years. Such housing shall be considered a residential use of the property and shall be subject only to those restrictions that apply to other residential dwellings of the same type and in the same /one.
(151) USE - Utilization of property or buildings for a specific purpose.
(152) USE AREA - An open or yard area, uncovered by building or structures, used as the main use or accessory use of a lot or parcel.
(153) USED CAR JUNK AREAS - Any property which is maintained, used, or operated for storing, keeping, buying, or selling wrecked, scrapped, ruined, abandoned or dismantled motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts.
(154) VEHICLE - Automobile or two-axled truck, customarily used for private transportation, including self-propelled motor homes, recreational and off-road vehicles, utility and travel trailers, and boats and boat trailers.
(155) WORK/LIVE - A business establishment, part of which may be used as an accessory dwelling unit by the business operator or employee.
(156) YARD - An open area on a private lot or parcel, unobstructed by buildings or structures from the ground to the sky, except by encroachments permitted in this chapter.
(157) YARD AREA - The area of yard on a given lot expressed in numbers of square feet.
(B) These definitions are to be used throughout this chapter unless expressly otherwise provided.
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