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(A) For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ACT. The Local Government Comprehensive Planning Act, F.S. §§ 163.3161, et seq., as amended.
AGENCY. The local planning agency of the city as provided in this chapter.
BOARD. The Planning and Zoning Board of the city.
COMMISSION. The City Commission.
COMMUNITY PARK. Recreational areas having a size ranging from 10-40 acres with a service radius of up to ±1 mile, designed to serve several neighborhoods or major portions of the city, whose desirable location is along a collector or arterial street. Typical facilities may include: swimming pools; ball fields; tennis courts; basketball courts; shuffleboard courts; recreation buildings and football or soccer fields; picnic areas; walking and/or bicycle paths; and athletic exercise trails.
DUPLEX. See DWELLING, TWO-FAMILY .
DWELLING, SINGLE FAMILY. One dwelling unit, other than a mobile home, sharing no walls with another dwelling unit.
DWELLING, TWO-FAMILY. A single detached dwelling containing two dwelling units. The units may be located side by side in a horizontal configuration and/or stacked one above the other in a vertical configuration, sharing common vertical walls and/or horizontal floors and ceilings.
ERC'S. Equivalent residential connection.
FOURPLEX. Four dwelling units in one building.
GARDEN APARTMENT. Four or more dwelling units not separated by party walls in a building not exceeding three stories.
HIGH-RISE APARTMENT. Four or more dwelling units in a building with four or more stories.
LEVEL OF SERVICE (LOS). An indicator of the extent or degree of service provided by, or proposed to be provided by a facility based on and regulated to the operational characteristics of the facility. Level of service shall indicate the capacity per unit of demand for each public facility.
NEIGHBORHOOD PARK. Recreational areas having a size ranging between five to ten acres serving a population up to 5,000 and providing service within a radius of up to one-half mile. Typical facilities may include: tot lots; tennis courts; basketball courts; handball/racquetball courts; shuffleboard courts; and space for one or more of the following team sports: football, softball, baseball and soccer.
PLAN. The comprehensive plan of the city as meets the criteria of the act and this chapter.
REGIONAL ROADWAY NETWORK. Those roadways contained within the Broward County Metropolitan Planning Organization's adopted Year 2025 Highway Network, except for those roads functionally classified as city collector roads.
TOWNHOUSE. Three or more attached dwelling units separated by party walls (as defined in the Florida Building Code), in a building not exceeding three stories.
TRIPLEX. Three dwelling units in one building.
URBAN PARK AND OPEN SPACES. Landscaped or natural open areas, located in developed areas. Their principal function is to provide visual relief and scenic vistas within the built-up urban environment. Depending upon their location, the size or urban spaces may vary from one-tenth of an acre to several hundred acres. Urban open spaces come in a variety of shapes; some may be linear along roads or canals, some may be vest pocket parks smaller than one acre, some may preserve remnants of past ecological vegetative communities; and some may commemorate past historical sites.
(B) In addition to the above definitions, all definitions contained in the Local Government Comprehensive Planning Act, F.S. §§ 163.3161, et seq., as amended are hereby incorporated by reference into this section.
(‘58 Code, § 41.10) (Ord. 76-32, passed 3-2-76; Am. Ord. 79-38, passed 3-27-79; Am. Ord. 82-57, passed 6-1-82; Am. Ord. 2014-19, passed 2-11-14; Am. Ord. 2022-36, passed 3-22-22)