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Unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions shall be used in the interpretation and construction of this title. Words used in the present tense shall include the future; the singular number shall include the plural, and the plural the singular; the word "building" shall include the word "structure"; the words "used" or "occupied" shall include arranged, designed, constructed, altered, converted, rented, leased, or intended to be used or occupied; the word "shall" is mandatory and not directory, and the word "may" is permissive; the word "person" includes a firm, association, organization, partnership, trust, company, or corporation, as well as an individual; the word "lot" includes the words "plot" or "parcel". An asterisk (*) at the definition means that the word is defined in the state code. Words used in this title but not defined herein shall have the meaning as defined in any other ordinance adopted by the city.
ACCESSORY USE OR BUILDING: A use or building (including solar energy systems and renewable energy uses) on the same lot with, and of a nature customarily incidental and subordinate to, the principal use or building. An accessory use or building shall include any structure for a caretaker, or security housing, or the confinement of animals.
ACTIVE SOLAR SYSTEM: A system of equipment capable of collecting and converting incident solar radiation into heat, mechanical or electrical energy, and transferring these forms of energy by a separate apparatus to storage or to the point of use. This includes water heating, space heating or cooling, electric energy generation or mechanical energy generation, and the architectural and engineering design or system necessary to balance or optimize active components thereof.
AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY (AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS): The processing of raw food products by packaging, treating and/or intensive feeding. Agricultural industry includes, but is not limited to, animal feed yards, the raising of furbearing animals, food packaging and/or processing plants, commercial poultry or egg production, commercial greenhouses, and similar uses as determined by the Price City planning and zoning commission.
AGRICULTURE: The production of food through the tilling of the soil, the raising of crops, breeding and raising of domestic animals and fowl, except household pets, and not including any agricultural industry or business.
AIRPORT: All airport definitions and regulations will be found in the airport ordinance adopted by Price City, except as airports are governed under the general use regulations of this title.
ALLEY: A public accessway generally less than twenty six feet (26') in width, which is designed to give secondary access to lots or abutting properties. An alley shall not be considered a street for the purpose of this title.
ALLUVIAL SOILS: Areas subject to periodic flooding as defined in the soil survey prepared by the natural resources conservation service which encompasses Price City.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA): Federal law which sets guidelines for accessibility to places of public accommodation and commercial facilities by individuals with disabilities.
AMUSEMENT PARK: Any place of organized amusement activity not conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building, whether a commercial or nonprofit enterprise, except temporary celebrations sanctioned by the city council by a special permit.
ANIMAL CLINIC, ANIMAL HOSPITAL: Any building or portion thereof designed or used for the care or treatment of animals or fowl, and/or in which veterinary or grooming service is provided or is available.
APPURTENANCES: Appendages and incidental details on buildings are to be allowed, such as building projections, coverings for mechanical equipment, etc.
ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTION: Any building or structural projection which is not intended for occupancy and which extends beyond the face of an exterior wall of a building or structure, but not including signs.
AUTOMATIC CAR WASH: A facility for automatic or self-service washing and cleaning of automobiles and small trucks, not exceeding one and one-half (11/2) tons' capacity.
AUTOMATIC TRUCK WASH: A facility for automatic or self- service washing or cleaning of trucks exceeding one and one- half (11/2) tons' capacity.
AUTOMOBILE PAINT SHOP: A facility for body and fender repair and painting of automobiles, trucks, trailers, boats, or other travel or recreation vehicles or units.
AUTOMOBILE SELF-SERVICE STATION: A facility where gasoline or any other motor fuel for operating motor vehicles is offered for sale to the public and is dispensed to the vehicle by the purchaser; the self-service station may be independent or in conjunction with a retail store.
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION: A facility where gasoline or any other motor fuel or lubricating oil or grease for operating motor vehicles is offered for sale to the public and deliveries are made directly into motor vehicles, and where automotive services are performed, including tire repair, tire sales, battery sales or charging, and tune up of automobiles, but not including major auto repair.
AUTOMOTIVE BODY AND FENDER SHOP: A facility for major automobile, truck, mobile home, recreational coach or recreation vehicle repairs to body, frame or fenders, and including rebuilding and painting.
AUTOMOTIVE SALES AREA: An open area used for display, sale or rental of new or used motor vehicles, mobile homes, recreational coaches, or recreation vehicles in operable condition.
AUTOMOTIVE SALVAGE YARD (AUTOMOBILE WRECKING OR PROCESSING YARD): A lot or portion thereof used for the storage, dismantling and demolition of automobiles, other vehicles, other machinery, or parts thereof.
AVERAGE SLOPE: An expression of rise or fall in elevation along a line perpendicular to the contours of the land connecting the highest point of land to the lowest point of land within a lot or building area. A vertical rise of one hundred feet (100') between two (2) points one hundred feet (100') apart measured on a horizontal plane is one hundred percent (100%) slope (rise/run x 100).
BASEMENT: A story, the floor of which more than one-half (1/2) of its floor to ceiling height is below the average contact level of the adjoining ground. A basement shall be counted as a story when more than one-half (1/2) of its floor to ceiling height is above the average contact level to adjoining ground.
BEGINNING OF CONSTRUCTION: Means any visible work or alteration of a site, land or building.
BIKE PATH, BIKE TRAIL, BIKE LANE: A right of way designed and constructed and dedicated for use by bicycles and not intended for use by pedestrians or motor vehicles of any kind. A bike path may be located within or without a street right of way, at grade, or at a grade separated from vehicular traffic. Bike lanes may also be included as a part of a street.
BILLBOARD: A freestanding ground sign located on industrial, commercial or residential property if the sign is designed or intended to direct attention to a business, product or service that is not sold, offered or existing on the property where the sign is located.
BLOCK: The land surrounded by streets or other rights of way, other than an alley, or land which is designated as a block on any recorded subdivision plat.
BOARDING HOUSE: A dwelling where, for compensation, meals and sleeping quarters are provided for at least three (3), but not more than fifteen (15) unrelated persons.
BUILDABLE AREA: The portion of a lot remaining after required setbacks have been provided, except that land with an average grade exceeding twenty five percent (25%) shall not be considered geotechnically buildable unless it is geotechnically evaluated by a qualified engineer and approved by conditional use permit.
BUILDING: Any structure used or intended to be used for the shelter or enclosure of persons, animals, equipment, vehicles or property.
BUILDING, HEIGHT OF: The vertical distance from the average natural grade surface at the foundation, to the highest point of the building roof or coping.
BUILDING OFFICIAL OR INSPECTOR:
A. Building Official: The person designated or appointed by the mayor and city council as the building official;
B. Building Inspector: The person designated or appointed by the mayor and city council as the building inspector for Price City. The building official and building inspector may or may not be the same person.
CAMPGROUND: A public area designated by a public agency for camping, or a private area licensed by the city for camping.
CAMPING: A temporary establishment of living facilities, such as tents, trailers or recreational coaches as regulated by this title.
CARPORT: A private garage completely open on two (2) sides, or fifty percent (50%) open based on three (3) to four (4) sides. May have one side completely closed. For the purposes of this title, a carport shall be subject to all the regulations prescribed for a private garage.
CELLAR: A room or rooms having more than fifty percent (50%) of the floor to ceiling height under the average level of the adjoining ground, for storage and not living quarters.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: The mayor in municipalities operating under all forms of municipal government; or the city manager in municipalities operating under the council- manager form of municipal government.
CHILD NURSERY (DAYCARE CENTER): An establishment for the care and/or the instruction of five (5) or more children (other than for members of the family residing on the premises) for compensation, but not including a public school.
CHURCH: A building, together with its accessory buildings and uses, maintained and controlled by a duly recognized religious organization where persons regularly assemble for religious worship and instruction.
CITY ATTORNEY: The officially designated attorney for Price City.
CITY COUNCIL: The elected legislative body of Price City.
CITY ENGINEER: The officially designated engineer of record for Price City.
CLINIC, DENTAL OR MEDICAL: A building in which a group of dentists, physicians and/or allied professionals in the healing arts are associated for the conduct of their respective professions. The clinic may include a dental and/or medical laboratory and an apothecary. It may include outpatient care or operating rooms for outpatient surgery. Does not include overnight or long term care.
CLUB, PRIVATE: A social, recreational or athletic club, or similar association or corporation incorporated under the provisions of the Utah nonprofit corporation and cooperation act for the above stated purposes, which maintains or intends to maintain premises upon which alcoholic beverages are or will be stored, consumed or sold, and which for that reason is required to be licensed by the state.
COMPATIBLE WITH RESIDENTIAL USE: Compatibility will be measured by whether or not the proposed development adversely impacts the quality of life or harmony in the area. Property values must be sustained or enhanced as opposed to diminishing value; the effects of ultimate traffic on streets will be considered rather than complaints that a new development will increase unwanted traffic; improvements in the infrastructure will be considered as to how and who pays for them; positive contributions to the financing of needed improvements will be weighed against the assessment on existing residential developments; proximity of possible impacts will be evaluated and nondirectly impacted citizens will be considered in the group of the general citizenry. Also, aesthetic relief from the monotonous and uniform subdividing of the countryside will be considered a positive factor.
CONDITIONAL USE: A land use that, because of its unique characteristics or potential impact on Price City or surrounding neighbors, or adjacent land uses, or the environment, may not be compatible in some areas or may be compatible only if certain conditions are required that mitigate or eliminate the detrimental impact. (A use of land for which a conditional use permit is required, pursuant to this title.) Approval based on conditions.
CONDITIONAL USE DEVELOPMENT: A subdivision, planned unit development, manufactured home park, manufactured home subdivision, recreation vehicle park, landfill, land excavation, commercial or industrial development.
CONDOMINIUM: The ownership of a single unit in a multi-unit project, together with an undivided interest in common in the common areas and facilities of the property as provided by state law. A condominium development is comparable to a subdivision in that each development is characterized by multiple individual ownerships in a single development. In a condominium development, the multiple individual ownerships are in structures, whereas in subdivisions such ownerships are in land. For regulation purposes, the development of a condominium project is treated by Utah state law and by this title as a subdivision, and condominium developments must comply with the subdivision regulations of this code.
CORRAL: A space, other than a building, less than one acre in area or less than one hundred feet (100') in width, used for the confinement of animals or fowl.
COUNTY: The unincorporated areas of Carbon County, Utah.
CROSSWALK OR WALKWAY: A right of way designed for use by pedestrians and not intended for use by motor vehicles of any kind; but may be crossed by vehicles at right angles; a crosswalk or walkway or pedestrianway may be located within or outside of a street right of way, at grade, or at a grade separated from vehicular traffic.
CUL-DE-SAC: A street which is designed to remain permanently closed at one end, and designed to accommodate the turning around by vehicles. For purposes of this title, the length of a cul-de-sac shall be measured from the centerline of the intersecting street along the centerline of the cul-de-sac, to a point at the center of the cul-de-sac. A temporary cul- de-sac with dimensions approved by the Price City planning and zoning commission may be considered while waiting for a permanent through street.
DAIRY: A facility for the production of milk on a farm for wholesale marketing off the premises shall be classified as a dairy. A commercial establishment for the manufacture, processing or packaging of milk products, and their sale, is not a dairy.
DENSITY: A measure of the number of dwelling units per acre of area. It shall be expressed as dwelling units per acre (DU/acre). Unbuildable land (as defined by the planning commission) is land with a slope greater than twenty five percent (25%), subject to inundation, geological hazards, flooding, rockfall, faults, wetlands or other hazards and environmentally sensitive areas. Unbuildable land may be mitigated through professional evaluation and recommendation from a soils engineer.
DEVELOPER: Any person, firm, partnership, corporation or association who proposes or causes improvements to be constructed, proposes or causes land use to be changed, or land to be subdivided for themselves or others.
DEVELOPMENT (LAND): The conversion or alteration of use or physical characteristics of land; placing improvements on the land; or putting land to intensive use such as a subdivision, PUD, manufactured home park, recreation vehicle park, shopping center, industrial park, excavation, etc.
DISTRICT (ZONE OR ZONING DISTRICT): A portion of territory of Price City, established as a zoning district by this title, within which certain uniform regulations and requirements or various combinations thereof apply under the provisions of this title. An area with specific use requirements.
DOMESTIC ANIMAL: Animals that have been tamed and adapted for existence within the human environment. Animals capable of living in a home environment, such as a dog, cat or caged small bird including companion animals. Domestic animals of a type or quantity that are in conflict with this code or which are determined to be a nuisance cannot occupy or be kept within a residential zone. The zoning administrator will determine whether an animal is a domestic animal. Challenges to a determination of the zoning administrator shall be heard by the hearing officer.
DRINKING WATER FACILITIES: Water supply lines, pumps, springs, tanks, wells and/or any other physical facilities necessary to provide a supply of drinking water to use in sufficient quantity and of approved quality to meet the standards of this title and Utah law.
DRIVEWAY: A private roadway, the use of which is limited to persons residing, or employed at, or otherwise using or visiting the parcel on which the driveway is located.
DWELLING: Any building or portion thereof designed or used as the principal residence or sleeping place of one or more persons or families, but not including a tent, a recreation coach, hotel, motel, hospital, or nursing home.
DWELLING, FOUR-FAMILY (FOURPLEX): A building containing only four (4) dwelling units.
DWELLING, MULTIPLE-FAMILY: A building containing more than one dwelling unit.
DWELLING, SINGLE-FAMILY: A building containing only one dwelling unit.
DWELLING, THREE-FAMILY (TRIPLEX): A building containing only three (3) dwelling units.
DWELLING, TWO-FAMILY (DUPLEX): A building containing only two (2) dwelling units.
DWELLING UNIT: One or more rooms in a dwelling, apartment complex or condominium designed for and/or occupied by one or more persons, or a family for living or sleeping purposes and having a kitchen, bathroom and sleeping quarters.
EASEMENT: That portion of a lot, lots or other property, reserved for present or future use by a person, entity, utility provider or governmental agency, other than the legal owner(s) of said properties. The easement may be for use on, under or above said lot or lots, for wires, conduit, pipes, fire hydrants, poles, control boxes, manholes, etc.
ELDERLY PERSON: A person who is sixty five (65) years old or older.
ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT: A written report which describes the predevelopment conditions of the site and the postdevelopment impact.
A. The report includes a tabulation of proposed population density and the numbers and types of proposed dwellings and other buildings and spaces to be occupied at full development.
B. The report further describes the impact of the proposed development on the following specific subject areas during development and once the anticipated population density and use is achieved: slope, soils, watercourses, water table, flood hazard areas, wetlands, geologic hazards, vegetative types, wildlife, wildlife habitat, air quality, water quality, noise, lighting, traffic, sight distance, access to services, and utilities.
C. The report also evaluates the potential areawide economic impact of the development on both private and public economic sectors and the potential impact on school, public utility, and transportation systems.
D. Finally, the report recommends measures which, if undertaken, will mitigate or obviate the adverse impacts resulting from construction of the proposed development, and discusses the benefits to be gained from such development, and what adverse impacts cannot be avoided and the extent of their detrimental influence.
ESSENTIAL FACILITIES: Those facilities which are common to the community and essential for servicing the residents and businesses: roads, rail systems, utilities, irrigation, parks, water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, power, telephone, radio, television stations, cable TV, fiber optics, sanitation, and health and public safety facilities provided by a public utility or governmental agency and for overhead, surface or underground services, and such other necessary uses as may be required by the city council.
EXCAVATION: Any disruption of the land, ground, earth, rock, soil mantle and/or manmade surfacing of the same. Excavations may be either in the nature of a process or a use. Excavations undertaken for the purpose of preparing a site for an ultimate land use, building or for repairing or constructing urban service facilities are processes, whereas excavations such as gravel pits, quarries or mines are uses which require specific use authorization. Excavation in any zoning district may require prior approval and/or permitting.
FAMILY: One individual, or two (2) or more persons related by blood, marriage or adoption, living together in a single dwelling unit and maintaining a common household. A family may include four (4), but not more than four (4), nonrelated persons living with the residing family. The term "family" shall not be construed to mean a group of nonrelated individuals, a fraternity, club, institutional group, or nonmarried couple living together. When determining the family, the person responsible for the taxes, rent or maintenance shall be the head of household.
FAMILY FOOD PRODUCTION: The keeping of not more than two (2) cows, two (2) sheep, one pig, two (2) goats, twenty (20) rabbits, twenty five (25) chickens, fifty (50) pheasants, ten (10) turkeys, ten (10) ducks, ten (10) geese, and twenty (20) pigeons, on a lot which is one-half (1/2) acre larger than the minimum required lot size for a single-family residential lot in the zoning district; provided, that an additional number of animals and fowl listed above may be kept on each additional one-half (1/2) acre in the lot; and provided, that not more than three (3) categories of the above listed kinds of animals and fowl are permitted at any one time on any one- half (1/2) acre lot. A horse may be substituted for a cow.
FARM AND/OR WILD ANIMALS: Also referred to as livestock, farm or barnyard type animals. Animals that are kept for personal use or profit. Animals that typically reside in an agricultural setting and produce food and fiber. Livestock that is generally raised for subsistence or for profit. Includes domestic farm animals such as cows, goats, sheep, pigs and horses. Wild and/or exotic animals such as snakes, monkeys and other primates, alligators, etc., which are typically found in uninhabited environments and are not considered native species found in Utah. Farm and/or wild animals may be considered a nuisance and in violation of this code. The zoning administrator will determine whether an animal is considered a wild, exotic, farm or barnyard animal. Challenges to a determination of the zoning administrator shall be heard by the hearing officer.
FEED YARD: An agricultural industry in which animals or fowl are kept and intensively fed in a relatively restricted area, as contrasted with open pasturage.
FINAL PLAT OR FINAL PLAN: A plat map prepared in accordance with the provisions of this title, which is designed to be placed on record in the office of the county recorder and/or city recorder. A final plan is a map showing a drawing, details and/or information describing a project, use or building.
FIREFIGHTING FACILITIES: Such water supply, water lines, fire hydrants, storage, sprinklers and other protective devices as may be required in accordance with the provisions of this title.
FLOOD HAZARD: A hazard to life, land, buildings or improvements due to inundation or overflow of water having sufficient velocity, depth and width to transport water or debris, scour the surface soil, cause flooding, dislodge or damage buildings, erode the banks of watercourses or threaten life.
FLOODPLAIN: Areas adjoining any streams, rivers, ponds or lakes which are subject to "100-year recurrence interval floods", on maps prepared for the national flood insurance program, or a study conducted by a qualified engineer in the preparation of hydrological and hydraulic studies and the determination of flood lines, flood elevations, floodways, and "flood fringe" areas.
FLOODPLAIN SOILS: Areas subject to periodic flooding and listed in the soil survey prepared by the natural resources conservation service which encompasses areas as being "on the floodplain" or subject to "flooding".
FLOODWAY: The floodway is the part of the floodplain which is the main channel that carries and discharges the highest velocity and largest part of the flood flow. The floodplain is shown on maps prepared for the national flood insurance program or study.
FLOOR AREA: The gross area in square feet of the main building, accessory buildings and other areas of specific use, both indoors and out of doors.
FRONTAGE: All property fronting on the side of a street at the property line or right of way line.
FRONTAGE, LOT: The linear measurement of the front lot line.
GARAGE, PRIVATE: An accessory building designed and/or used for the storage of property and motor vehicles owned and used by the occupants of the building to which it is accessory; provided, that a garage shall be considered part of the dwelling if the garage and dwelling have a roof or wall in common and are attached, and all four (4) walls are enclosed, including a main garage door.
GARAGE, PUBLIC: A building or portion thereof, other than a private garage, designed or used for servicing, repairing, equipping, hiring, selling, leasing, renting or storing motor vehicles.
GENERAL PLAN: A document that Price City adopts that sets forth general guidelines for proposed future development of the land within Price City. Includes what is commonly referred to as a "master plan" or "comprehensive plan".
GEOLOGIC HAZARD: A hazard inherent in the crust of the earth, or artificially created, which is dangerous or potentially dangerous to life, property or improvements, due to the movement, failure or shifting of the earth. Geologic hazards include, but are not limited to, rockfalls, slide areas, cliffs, unconsolidated fill areas, floodplains, earthquake fault lines, high water table and ground water problems, wetlands, liquefaction, etc.
GOVERNING BODY: The city council of Price City.
GRADE (LOT GRADE, FINISHED GRADE):
A. For buildings fronting one street only, the elevation of the sidewalk at the center of the building lot where it adjoins the street.
B. For buildings fronting more than one street, the average of the elevations of the sidewalk at the centers of all lots.
GROUP HOMES: A home for certain disabled or elderly persons as defined by Utah state law as being permitted in residential areas of Price City by conditional use permit. (See definitions of Elderly Person and Person With A Disability.)
HOME OCCUPIED BUSINESSES: An occupation of a person or family where they reside and which occupation is clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the structure for dwelling and residential purposes, and does not change the residential character of the dwelling or the neighborhood, and in connection with which there is no display and/or stock of merchandise. The home occupation shall not involve the use of any accessory building, either attached or detached, which substantially changes the character of the dwelling or of the neighborhood. The planning commission review of an application in arriving at affirmative findings to meet the above requirements shall also include the following specific standards:
A. No employees (members of the immediate family residing in the home are not considered employees).
B. No unusual traffic (delivery trucks, commercial vehicles, heavy equipment, etc.) is permitted either on or off site which is not customarily observed in residential use.
C. No parking, except for customary automobiles and other traditional residential vehicles, including vans and pickups.
D. No parking lots beyond the driveway for more than four (4) vehicles on the premises outside of the residential structure.
E. All required parking will be accommodated on site.
F. Unusual waste or debris, residential or otherwise, may not be generated.
G. Unusual electronic interference may not be generated.
H. Nonresidential or unusual dust, smoke, odors, noise, discharges and other contamination may not be generated.
I. Home occupied businesses shall obtain applicable local, state and federal business licensing and/or permitting.
J. When daycare and preschool centers for four (4) or more children under the age of fourteen (14) for more than four (4) hours a day are approved as "home occupied businesses", the following conditions will also be required:
1. A license from the Utah department of social services shall be obtained and maintained, and all regulations and conditions imposed by that agency observed.
2. Copies of all required state licenses will be attached to application.
K. When a foster care home for more than one school age child, older person, or preschool child is approved as a "home occupation", the following conditions will also be required:
1. A social worker licensed by the state shall submit to the city council, in writing or shall appear in person, to explain how the applicant complies with all the applicable state regulations.
2. The host family shall be a husband and wife legally married or otherwise found to be a suitable host for a foster child by the city council.
3. The foster child or adult can be assimilated reasonably well into the family (socially).
4. The residence occupied by the host family and those placed in foster care shall have adequate eating, sleeping, living and sanitary facilities for the foster care individuals, the host family and all natural and adopted children of the host family.
5. There will be reasonable privacy and freedom for the foster care individuals to allow normal living and social growth.
6. The foster care home is reasonably located with respect to neighborhood and other public facilities.
7. The city council shall make a determination that approving an application will not adversely impact the neighborhood.
8. The number of foster care persons living in the home shall be limited to five (5) or less.
HOSPITAL: An institution providing healthcare services, primarily for inpatients, and medical or surgical care of the sick or injured, including, as an integral part of the institution, such related facilities as laboratories, outpatient departments, training facilities, central service facilities, staff offices, and emergency services.
HOTEL: A building designed and built with individual rooms where lodging is provided for compensation, with or without meals.
HOUSEHOLD PETS: Pets under restrained conditions ordinarily permitted in the house or yard and kept for company or pleasure, such as dogs, cats, fish (aquariums or ponds), rabbits, fowl, reptiles and amphibians, in small numbers. "Restrained" includes contained, leashed, fenced or caged. Does not include pigs, roosters, goats, llamas, camels, elephants, horses, cows, sheep or similar animals, nor dangerous animals such as birds of prey, poisonous snakes, alligators, wolves, lions, tigers or bears. Living conditions and waste collection for pets shall be well maintained to avoid creation of nuisances as far as sight, smell or sound. This definition shall not include a sufficient number of dogs or cats as to constitute a "kennel", as defined in this section.
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) CODE: The federal manufactured housing construction and safety standards act.
IMPERVIOUS SURFACE: Impervious surfaces are those that do not absorb water or liquids and thus cause ponding and/or runoff. All buildings, parking areas, driveways, roads, sidewalks, and any areas in concrete and asphalt shall be considered impervious surfaces within this definition. In addition, other areas determined by the building inspector or city engineer to be impervious within the meaning of this definition will also be classified as impervious surfaces.
IMPERVIOUS SURFACE RATIO: The impervious surface ratio is a measure of the intensity of land use. It is determined by dividing the total area of all impervious surfaces within the site by the total site area.
IMPOUND, SECURITY LOT: A security lot fenced with or without guarding, barbed wire and/or illumination, where police or privately impounded vehicles may be kept for legal evidence or other purposes, or while awaiting repairs. A site where damaged vehicles are typically stored after an accident.
IMPROVEMENTS: Work, objects, devices, facilities or utilities required to be constructed or installed in a land development. Such improvements, constructed to required standards, may include, but are not limited to, streets, water facilities, sewer facilities, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, drainage facilities, trees, street signs, streetlights, electric power, traffic control or safety devices, fire hydrants, and such other facilities or construction required by this title, subdivision regulations, or by the planning commission and/or city council for the necessary proper development of the proposed land development and mitigation of adverse conditions.
IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT: An agreement (development agreement, etc.) between Price City and a developer, wherein the developer agrees to install improvements required by this title, subdivision regulations, or by the planning commission and/or city council for the necessary proper development of the proposed land development and mitigation of adverse conditions.
INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN: Comprehensive management for best assurance of maintaining standards and conditions of approval is the intent in the administration of a conditional use permit. Therefore every assurance will be required to maximize the meeting of the community performance standards and minimize the problems of their enforcement through approved comprehensive management plans which have been prepared by the applicant and approved by the city council. Single responsible management is felt crucial to consistent care and observance of binding regulations in assuring compatibility with the surrounding area of certain developments negotiated with the community.
JUNK: Old or scrap copper, brass, rope, lumber, rags, batteries, paper trash, rubber, concrete, plastic, debris or other waste or salvage materials; dismantled, junked or wrecked automobiles or parts thereof; and old or scrap ferrous or nonferrous metal materials.
JUNKYARD: The use of any lot, portion of a lot, or tract of land for the storage, keeping or abandonment of junk.
KENNEL 1 : Any premises where three (3) or more dogs or cats older than four (4) months are kept temporarily for boarding, breeding or medical services.
LAND, AGRICULTURAL: Land used for bona fide agricultural purposes or which is projected for agricultural use by the general plan or the zoning ordinance adopted by Price City.
LAND, COMMERCIAL: Land used for bona fide commercial purposes, or which is projected for commercial use by the general plan or the zoning ordinance adopted by Price City.
LAND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS: Adopted standards, including, but not limited to, drawings, details, specifications, studies, maps, surveys, tables, charts and references which have been adopted by the city council by resolution and which set a standard that design and construction shall meet or exceed.
LAND, INDUSTRIAL: Land used for bona fide industrial purposes or which is projected for industrial use by the general plan or the zoning ordinance adopted by Price City.
LAND USE INTENSITY: The degree to which land is used ranging from no use to unremitting, continual and concentrated use of the land. Land use intensity is normally measured by:
A. Type of use (i.e., agricultural, residential, commercial, manufacturing or industrial);
B. Period of use in average hours per day;
C. Numbers of humans, associated animals, and machines which occupy the land during the average hours of use; and
D. The percent of the land covered by structures or improvements.
LANDSCAPING (LANDSCAPED): The planting, paving and final dressing of finished graded earth (dirt), including retaining walls, trees, ground cover, rock, perennial plants and annual plants, etc., and together with an irrigation system to maintain the plants alive and flourishing for the length of time the plantings are to be maintained, if not in perpetuity. Does not include asphalt or concrete flat work.
LEGISLATIVE BODY: The city council.
LIGHT MANUFACTURING: Only those processes which clearly do not threaten the natural environment or the harmony of the neighborhood or immediate vicinity, may be considered light manufacturing and permitted in an area. Uses such as electronics, nontoxic welding or soldering of small items, assemblage of relatively small portable devices, highly controlled testing, and small area accessory warehouse or storage facilities to accommodate the in-house manufactured items with their associated stocks of supplies are allowed.
LODGING HOUSE: A dwelling with not more than ten (10) guestrooms where, for compensation, lodging is provided for at least three (3), but not more than fifteen (15) persons, but not including motels or hotels.
LOT: A parcel or unit of land abutting a public street or approved private street, described by metes and bounds and held or intended to be held in separate lease or ownership, or a parcel or unit of land shown as a lot or parcel on a subdivision plat map, planned unit development plot map, or condominium lot map, provided it is created pursuant to this title.
LOT AREA: The area contained within the property lines of the individual parcels of land as may be shown on a subdivision plat or required by this title, excluding any area within an existing street right of way, easement, or any area required as open space under this title.
LOT AREA PER DWELLING UNIT, AVERAGE: The average lot area for all single dwelling units. Individual lots may be smaller or larger than the average; provided, that the average size is maintained and that all other standards of this title are met.
LOT, CORNER: A lot abutting or fronting upon two (2) or more streets at their intersection.
LOT DEPTH: The horizontal distance between the center of the front lot line to the center rear lot line.
LOT FRONTAGE: The length, in feet, of the front lot line from lot corner to lot corner along the street right of way line.
LOT HELD IN SEPARATE OWNERSHIP: All contiguous land held in one ownership at the time of the passage of this title, or at any time hereafter, whether or not such land has been or is described separately, has separate chains of title, is described on one or more property tax notices, or is otherwise divided on paper.
LOT, INTERIOR: A lot other than a corner lot.
LOT, LEGAL NONCONFORMING: A lot which was legally created prior to the adoption of this title.
LOT LINE, FRONT: For an interior lot, the lot line adjoining the street right of way; for a corner lot or through lot, each lot line adjoining a street.
LOT LINE, REAR: Ordinarily, that line of a lot which is opposite and most distant from the front line of the lot. In cases where this definition is ambiguous, the zoning administrator shall designate the rear lot line. The rear lot line may front a street right of way; but, is not considered the primary frontage.
LOT LINE, SIDE: Any lot boundary line not a front or rear lot line. (This does not apply to any yard fronting on a street, which is by definition a front yard line.)
LOT LINES: The property lines bounding the lot.
LOT, RESTRICTED: A lot having an average slope of twenty five percent (25%) or more; a lot which does not contain the minimum size of a lot permitted in the zoning district where located; a lot which has vehicular ingress to the main building or structure which, upon completion of construction on the site has a slope of twenty five percent (25%) or greater; a front driveway that accesses a structure below the grade of the curb and gutter; or a lot subject to geologic hazards, or other notable problems.
LOT RIGHT OF WAY: A strip of land not less than thirty five feet (35') in width connecting a lot to a street for use as private access to that lot.
LOT, UNRESTRICTED: A lot having an average slope of less than twenty five percent (25%), containing a buildable area; beyond the required setbacks; has positive drainage away from all the buildings; geologic hazards are negligible or can be mitigated.
LOT WIDTH: The horizontal distance between the side lot lines, measured at the required front yard setback line or rear yard setback line, whichever is shorter.
MAIN USE OR BUILDING: The principal use which will occur on a lot or the principal structure to be used by the owner on a lot, to which all other uses and structures are accessory or secondary.
MAJOR STREET PLAN: A map of Price City which shows the existing and future public street system and which has been officially adopted by the planning commission and city council as the major street plan or transportation master plan for Price City. Future street locations are general in nature. New development shall make every attempt to follow, add to, improve and dedicate the street to the public or Price City.
MANUFACTURED, MODULAR AND MOBILE HOME HOUSING:
A. Manufactured Home: A dwelling that is wholly or substantially built in a factory and constructed in accordance with federal manufacturing housing construction and safety standards and regulation. The HUD code also sets performance standards for the heating, plumbing, air conditioning, thermal and electric systems. It is built with major components then delivered to the building site for installation on a permanent foundation. It is a structure that is constructed for movement on the public highways that has sleeping, cooking and plumbing facilities, that is intended for human occupancy and residential use.
B. Modular Home: A factory built house or building that meets state and local codes, intended for residential occupancy that comprises "modules". It is equipped with complete plumbing, electrical and heating facilities and designed to be moved on the public highways to a site for installation on a permanent foundation. They differ from mobile homes largely in their absence of axles or a frame.
C. Mobile Home: A dwelling structure used for residential purposes, that was constructed between January 1, 1962 and June 15, 1976, when the HUD code went into effect. It is a dwelling structure that was manufactured, assembled and equipped with complete plumbing, electrical and heating facilities for sleeping and cooking, and intended for human occupancy. It is designed to be moved on wheels on public highways to a site for installation on a semipermanent foundation and connected to service utilities.
MANUFACTURED, MODULAR OR MOBILE HOME PARK: A parcel of land that has been planned and improved for the placement of manufactured, modular or mobile homes for nontransient use and consisting of two (2) or more home spaces, where the entire project is to be under single ownership or management and meets all of the requirements of this title for manufactured, modular or mobile home parks.
MANUFACTURED, MODULAR OR MOBILE HOME SPACE: A space within a park designed and to be used for the accommodation of one manufactured, modular or mobile home.
MARKET ANALYSIS: An economic analysis of the feasibility of a project.
MODULAR UNIT: A structure built from sections which are manufactured in accordance with the construction standards adopted by the international building code and transported to a building site, the purpose of which is for human habitation, occupancy or use.
MOTEL: A building or group of buildings for the accommodation of transient guests, comprising individual sleeping or living units, and designed and located to serve the traveling public.
MUNICIPALITY: A city or town incorporated in the state of Utah.
NATURAL RETENTION AREA: An area of poorly drained soils which lies along stream channels or swales, or is adjacent to floodplain soils, which is subject to periodic flooding.
NONCONFORMING STRUCTURE: A structure that legally existed before its current zoning designation and/or building code regulations and because of subsequent changes, does not conform with regulations that govern the structure.
NURSING HOME (CARE CENTER, REST HOME OR CONVALESCENT HOME): A home for the aged, chronically ill, or incurable persons, in which three (3) or more persons not of the immediate family are received, kept or provided with food and shelter or care for compensation; but not including hospitals, clinics, or similar institutions devoted primarily to the diagnosis and treatment of the sick or injured.
OFF SITE FACILITIES: Improvements not on individual lots or sites, but generally within the right of way and adjacent to or within the boundaries of the development which they serve, and as further outlined in this title.
OFF STREET PARKING SPACE: The space required to park one vehicle off the street, which space shall meet the requirements of this title.
ON SITE FACILITIES: Construction or placement of the main building, accessory buildings, and its appurtenant improvements on a lot.
OPEN SPACE: Land used for recreation, agriculture, resource protection, amenity, utility corridors, bicycle and pedestrian pathways or buffers; is freely accessible to all residents of the development, except in the case of agricultural lands where access may be restricted; and is protected by the provisions of this title to ensure that it remains in such use. Open space does not include land occupied by nonrecreational buildings, roads or road rights of way; nor does it include the yards or lots of single- or multiple-family dwelling units or parking areas as required by the provisions of this title. Open space should be left in a natural state, except in the case of recreation uses which may contain impervious surfaces. Such impervious surfaces shall be included in the calculation of the impervious surface ratio.
OPEN SPACE RATIO: A measure of the intensity of land use calculated by dividing total amount of open space within the site by the base site area.
OPEN SPACE, USABLE: Any portion of a lot or building which meets all the following conditions:
A. The open space shall be open to the sky or shall be open to view on at least two (2) sides.
B. The space shall be readily accessible by foot traffic from the building or dwelling unit to which it is accessory.
C. If the space is provided on a balcony, roof, or other facility above grade, it shall have such protective devices as required by all applicable building codes.
D. The space shall not be provided from any required front or side yard, parking area or driveway space.
PARK STRIP: Landscaped area or planting strip between the sidewalk and street curb in the public right of way.
PARKING FACILITY (PARKING LOTS, PARKING STRUCTURES): A building or open area, other than a street, used for the parking of more than four (4) automobiles and available for public use, whether free, for compensation, or accommodation for clients or customers.
PASSIVE SOLAR SYSTEM: A direct thermal system which utilizes the structure of a building and its operable components to provide for collection, storage and distribution of heating or cooling during the appropriate times of the year, by utilizing the climate resources available at the site. It includes those portions and components of a building that are expressly designed and required for the collection, storage and distribution of solar and the architectural and engineering design or system simulation necessary to balance or optimize passive components.
PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY: A right of way designed for use by pedestrians and not intended for use by motor vehicles of any kind; a pedestrianway may be located within or without a street right of way, at grade, or grade separated from vehicular traffic.
PERMANENT SURVEY MONUMENT: Any structure of concrete, masonry and/or metal permanently placed on or in the ground expressly for surveying reference.
PERMITTED USE: A use of land which is allowed within a particular district without the necessity of obtaining a conditional use permit. A building permit, development permit encroachment permit or temporary road closure permit may be required.
PERSON WITH A DISABILITY: A person with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of a person's major life activities, including a person having a record of such an impairment or being regarded as having such an impairment.
PLANNED DISTRICT: A zoning district, the boundaries of which are to be shown on the zoning map, but the regulations for which shall be determined by the general development plan to be adopted by the city council as part of the zoning ordinance, after public hearing, as required for other zoning districts.
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (PUD): An integrated design for development of residential, commercial or industrial uses, or limited combinations of such uses, in which the density and location regulations of the zoning district in which the development is situated may be varied or waived to allow flexibility and initiative in site and building design and location, in accordance with an approved plan and imposed requirements. Planned unit development regulations may govern the subdivision of land if it is proposed by the development to sell individual lots in the planned unit development. Thus, planned unit development regulations can be subdivision regulations which may be chosen by the developer as an alternative to specifically designated subdivision regulations of this title, to become effective only through the planned unit development approval process.
PLANNING COMMISSION: The planning and zoning commission of Price City.
PRIME AGRICULTURAL SOILS: Areas of soils most suited for agriculture, those in capability units I, II or III, as indicated in the soil survey prepared by the natural resources conservation service which encompasses Price City.
PRINCIPAL USE: Any use which is named and listed in the use regulations and other provisions of this title, except those uses specifically designated as accessory uses; any use which is or may be conducted on a lot independently of any other use on the lot, and not incidental or accessory to any other use on the lot; any use which establishes the primary activity on a lot.
PRIVATE NONPROFIT RECREATIONAL GROUNDS AND FACILITIES: Nonprofit recreational grounds and facilities operated by a nonprofit corporation, association or group.
PROFESSIONAL TEAM, QUALIFIED: An individual or group of individuals qualified by virtue of certified training, experience, college degree, professional registration, state licensing, and where appropriate, membership in professional associations which pass upon qualifications prior to admittance to membership. A determination of whether or not a team is qualified, in the sense explained above, shall be made solely by the planning and zoning commission.
PROTECTION STRIP: A strip of land between the boundary of a land development and a street right of way or easement within the land development, for the purpose of controlling the access to the street by property owners abutting the land development.
PUBLIC FACILITIES AND PUBLIC SERVICE FACILITIES: For the public convenience, certain infrastructure, including streets, water lines, sewer lines, public utilities, parks and drainage facilities, may be allowed to serve various areas of the community as public facilities. Possible additional facilities such as a substation for fire and/or police, post office and/or hospital may be determined to be in the public interest as well as public service facilities by Price City, such as land, buildings and structures used by government, schools and churches.
QUASI-PUBLIC: A seemingly public institution, entity or organization that is not actually public (because of independent or private control).
RECREATION DWELLING (CABIN, RECREATION CABIN): A dwelling designed for limited rather than primary occupancy and generally located adjacent to or with easy access to recreational areas. The primary purpose for the construction of such a dwelling is to provide shelter during those limited periods of time when recreation is sought in the adjacent areas.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE (RV) PARK (TRAVEL TRAILER PARK): Any area or tract of land that is subdivided and/or improved where lots are rented or held out for rent to one or more owners or users of recreational vehicles for a temporary time not to exceed thirty (30) consecutive days.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE SPACE: A plot of ground within a recreational vehicle park designated and intended for the accommodation of one recreational vehicle.
RENEWABLE ENERGY: That form of energy whose supply is natural, inexhaustible and not dependent upon fossil fuel supplies. Examples include residential solar heat, wind power, geothermal power, hydropower, etc.
RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR ELDERLY PERSONS: A single-family or multiple-family dwelling unit that meets the requirements of chapter 16 of this title, and any ordinance adopted under authority of chapter 16 of this title. Residential facility for elderly persons is an assisted living facility that does not necessarily include a healthcare facility.
RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS: A single-family or multiple-family dwelling unit that meets the requirements of chapter 16 of this title, and any ordinance adopted under authority of such chapter.
RESIDUAL LAND: That land which does not meet the minimum standards for a lot and therefore must be attached and become part of another parcel which does or will conform to lot minimum standards, or be attached to public land for public purposes.
RIGHT OF WAY: That portion of land dedicated to public use for a street, alley, easement, pathway and/or utility purpose, or maintained in private use for similar purposes.
ROADWAY WIDTH: For a street, the width of the actual paved/gravel surface or travel width to be paved or graveled.
SCHOOL, PRIVATE: A school which is operated by a quasi-public or private group, individual or organization, for profit or nonprofit, and which has a curriculum similar to that provided in any public school, whether or not a complete educational curriculum.
SCHOOL, PUBLIC: A school operated by a school district or other public agency in the state of Utah.
SECURITY SURVEILLANCE: When security is a paramount concern to a project, it may require continuous and comprehensive surveillance.
SIGN: A presentation or representation of words, letters, figures, designs, pictures or colors, publicly displayed so as to give notice relative to a person, a business, an article of merchandise, a service, an assemblage, a solicitation, or a request for aid; also, the sign structure, supports, lighting systems and any attachments, ornaments or other features used to draw the attention of observers.
SIGN, ANIMATED: A sign which involves motion or rotation of any part created by artificial means, or which displays flashing, revolving or intermittent lights.
SIGN AREA: The entire background area of a sign upon which a copy could be placed, or if there is no background, the reasonable area of the sign's message. An awning is not considered to be a background. In computing area of a sign background, only that face or faces which can be seen from one direction at one time shall be counted. The supporting incidental structure of the sign shall not be used in computing sign area.
SIGN, AWNING: A sign which is integral with or placed on a translucent awning or other fabric covering a framework and which is backlit and may extend beyond the face of the building.
SIGN, CANOPY: A sign which is mounted on and supported by a canopy and may be found either above the canopy or hanging beneath the canopy, but in all cases mounted perpendicular to the building.
SIGN, CHANGEABLE COPY: A sign on which the advertising message, lettering, or other graphic representation is intermittently changed by rotation, electronically or means similar thereto.
SIGN, FASCIA, FLAT OR WALL: A sign which is in any manner affixed to any exterior wall of a building and which projects not more than eighteen inches (18") and does not extend more than six inches (6") above the parapet, eaves or building facade. A fascia sign may also be mounted above or below a canopy, not necessarily flush with the wall, but in all cases only one side has a copy. In the manner described for the fascia unit, individual letter units may also be installed as opposed to a box type sign. Flat or wall signs may be painted or applied to the wall without projection.
SIGN, FLASHING: A sign which contains or is illuminated by lights which are intermittently cut on or off, change in intensity or otherwise create the illusion of flashing or movement.
SIGN, FREESTANDING: A sign which is supported by one or more upright columns, poles or braces, in or upon the ground.
SIGN, HEIGHT OF: The vertical distance measured from the nearest finished grade (ground level) to the top of the sign, excluding any superficial trim. In the case of a roof sign, the maximum height shall be measured from the roofline or the parapet level, if applicable, at the location of such sign.
SIGN, IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION: A sign displayed to indicate the name or nature of a building, or a use.
SIGN, ILLUMINATED: A sign on which a source of light is used in order to make the message thereon readable. This definition shall include internally and externally lighted signs.
SIGN, MARQUEE: Any sign attached to or made an integral part of a marquee.
SIGN, OFF PREMISES: A sign which advertises a product or service not available on the premises where the sign is located.
SIGN, ON PREMISES: A sign which advertises products or services available on the premises where the sign is located.
SIGN ORDINANCE: The sign ordinance of Price City, chapter 8 of this title.
SIGN, PROJECTING WALL: A sign which is affixed to an exterior wall or building or structure and which projects more than eighteen inches (18") from the building or structure wall, and which does not extend above the parapet, eaves, or building facade of the building upon which it is placed.
SIGN, ROOF: A sign which is erected on or above the roofline of a building and which is wholly or partially supported by the building.
SIGN, ROTATING: A sign which revolves three hundred sixty degrees (360°) with continuing motion.
SITE: A parcel or parcels of land intended to have one or more buildings, or intended to be subdivided into one or more lots, or developed for a specific use.
SITE AREA: All land area within the site, as defined in the deed and/or boundary description. Area shall be verified by a survey of the area.
SITE PLAN: A scaled drawing of and information pertaining to a proposed development site. A site plan shall include the following:
A. Address of the site;
B. The dimensions of the site;
C. North point;
D. Locations and names of existing and proposed buildings;
E. Locations and names of existing and proposed streets, and addresses of individual building locations;
F. Public and private easements related to site;
G. Survey monuments;
H. Watercourses and impoundments;
I. Location and description of existing and proposed vegetation;
J. Location of proposed parking;
K. Location and size of existing and proposed utility service (water, sewer, power, gas, telephone cable) lines;
L. Location of all other proposed on site and off site improvements;
M. Vicinity map (location in city).
SKY SPACE: That portion of the sky that must remain unobstructed for a solar collector to operate effectively. The sky space can be measured for specific time of year, use and location. (See also definition of Solar Access.)
SLOPES: The change in elevation along a horizontal plane; rise over run in either foot/foot or percentage.
SOLAR ACCESS: The availability of sunlight to solar collectors and solar energy systems. Solar access to a site depends upon the specific system type and most often demands rooftop, south wall, south lot or detached collector protection.
SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM: Includes active, passive and photovoltaic solar systems placed on structures to supply energy to that structure or accessory building.
SOLAR GREENHOUSE, SUN SPACE, SUN PARLOR: An attached space to a building or residence which may provide heat and/or food to users as part of a passive solar energy system.
SPECIAL DISTRICT: All entities established under authority of Utah Code Annotated title 17A, and any other governmental or quasi-governmental entity that is not a county, municipality, school district or unit of the state.
STABLE, PRIVATE: A detached accessory building for the keeping of livestock owned by the occupants of the premises and not kept for hire, remuneration or sale.
STABLE, PUBLIC: A detached accessory building where horses are boarded and/or kept for hire.
STORY, HALF: A partial story under a gable, hip or gambrel roof, the wall plates of which are on at least two (2) opposite exterior walls, do not extend more than four feet (4') above the floor of such story, and the ceiling area of which does not exceed two-thirds (2/3) of the floor area of the same half story.
STREET: A right of way that may include highways, avenues, boulevards, roads or lanes.
STREET, FRONTAGE: A street which is parallel to and adjacent to abutting properties.
STREET, HALF: A street where only half of the street is used.
STREET, STUB: A street that ends without an outlet to through traffic. It may be permanent or temporary. A cul-de-sac may be needed for long or lengthy stub streets.
STRUCTURE: Anything constructed, the use of which requires fixed location on the ground, and supports a building or other object.
STUDENT HOUSING UNIT: A housing unit designed specifically for students with associated living, sleeping, studying, bathing, and kitchen facilities in an integrated plan approved by the planning commission and city council.
SUBDIVIDER (DEVELOPER): Any person, firm, corporation, partnership or association who causes land to be divided into a subdivision for themselves or others; a developer.
SUBDIVISION: Any land that is divided, resubdivided, or proposed to be divided into two (2) or more lots, parcels, sites, units, plots, or other division of land. A subdivision includes:
A. The division or development of land, whether by deed, metes and bounds description, devise and testacy, lease, map, plat or other recorded instrument; and
B. Divisions of land for all residential and nonresidential uses, including land used or to be used for commercial, agricultural and industrial purposes. See also definition of Development (Land).
SWIMMING POOL: An accessory use, subject to all state and local regulations governing safety and health, which requires a conditional use permit.
TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE: The mayor may designate and appoint the zoning administrator, city engineer and building inspector to serve as advisors meeting as a technical review committee to assist staff for the purpose of evaluating applications for planning and zoning commission and city council action.
TEMPORARY USE: Any use of land which, in the determination of the planning commission, and approved by the city council, shall not extend beyond two (2) years from inception of such land use. A determination as to whether or not a land use is temporary shall be based solely upon facts submitted to the planning commission at the time of application for a conditional use permit for a temporary use. Unless found to be temporary, any use of land shall be presumed to be permanent. Such uses include construction facilities, emergency facilities as well as interim uses of land and buildings awaiting ultimate use, i.e., pasture for a few months before construction begins, a carnival, fair, sports field, staging area, storage, parking, etc.
UNINCORPORATED: The area outside of the incorporated boundaries of cities and towns.
URBAN SERVICES: Those services normally associated with urban living, including, but not limited to, the following: electricity, natural gas, streets, schools, drinking water, sewage collection and treatment facilities, health and medical facilities and police and fire protection.
VICINITY MAP (LOCATION MAP): A map or drawing, not necessarily to scale, showing where a site, development, or other property is located in the city.
WETLANDS: Areas known as longstanding marshes, swamps and rivers that are naturally wet for most of the year and have unique vegetation and/or wildlife, or as regulated by the U.S. army corps of engineers through the state engineer's office.
WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS: Includes structures and all apparatus to utilize wind to drive a generator.
YARD: Open space on a lot; area beyond the buildings situated on a lot.
YARD, FRONT: A space on the same lot with a building, between the front line of the building foundation (not a porch) and the front lot line, and extending across the full width of the lot. On a corner lot, there are two (2) front yards, one side and one rear.
YARD, REAR: A space on the same lot with a building, between the rear line of the building foundation (not a patio) and the rear lot line, and extending the full width of the lot.
ZONING ADMINISTRATOR: The officially designated administrator of zoning related issues in Price City, as appointed by the mayor with the advice and consent of the city council. (Ord. 2008-002, 2008; amd. Ord. 2010-001, 2010)
1. See also definition in section 6.01.020 of this code.