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(a) The following words and phrases when used for purposes of this Zoning Ordinance shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them unless otherwise indicated. Words used in the present tense shall be interpreted to include the future tense; words used in the singular include the plural and the plural includes the singular. The word “shall” is mandatory and not directory.
(1) “Accessory use or building” means a use or building, respectively, customarily incident to and located on the same lot with another use or building.
(2) “Building Inspector” means the person responsible for enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance and includes all persons succeeding him by whatever title known.
(3) “Building line” or “setback line” means a line on or back of the street line between which and the street line no building or portion thereof, except as provided herein, may be erected above the established grade, or about the natural grade if no established grade exists.
(4) “Established grade” means the elevation of the center line of the street as fixed by Village ordinance.
(5) “Family” means a number of individuals related to the nominal head of the household, living as a single housekeeping unit in a single dwelling unit, but limited to the following:
A. Husband and wife of the nominal head of the household;
B. Son or daughter of the nominal head of the household and the spouse and dependent children of such son or daughter;
C. Father or mother of the nominal head of the household or of the spouse of the nominal head of the household;
D. Dependent brother or sister of the nominal head of the household or of the spouse of the nominal head of the household, which brother or sister is not living with his or her spouse and his or her dependent children.
A family may consist of one individual.
(6) “Height” of a building means the vertical distance measured from the established grade or the natural grade if higher than the established grade, or if no established grade exists to the highest point in coping of the street wall for flat roofs, to the deck line for mansard roofs, and to the mean heights between the eaves and ridges for gable, gambrel or hip roofs.
(7) “Lot” means a parcel of land occupied by one main building and the accessory buildings or uses customarily incident to it, including such open spaces as are arranged and designed to be used in connection with such main building.
(8) “Main building” means the building or space occupied by the chief use or activity of the premises.
(9) “Natural grade” means the elevation of the undisturbed natural surface of the ground adjoining the building.
(10) “Nonconforming use” means a building, use or structure which does not comply with the regulations of the district in which it is located.
(11) “Notice” means a written announcement delivered to the person addressed or left at his usual place of residence, including delivery by registered mail, not more than ten days nor less than five days, before the event or action to which it refers is to take place.
(12) “Public notice” means a notice give publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the Village, or by posting in five public places prescribed by Village ordinance, not more than ten days nor less than five days, before the event or action to which it refers is to take place, unless a different time before such event is prescribed by this Zoning Ordinance.
(1978 Code Sec. 1260.04; Adopting Ordinance)
(13) Single family dwelling:
One-story with basement
1,200 square feet (exclusive of basement floor area)
One-story without basement
1,500 square feet (exclusive of crawl space or similar areas)
One and one half or two story with basement
1,600 square feet (exclusive of basement floor area)
One and one half or two story without basement
1,600 square feet (exclusive of crawl space or similar areas)
On lots with only 50 foot frontage, area with basement
1,100 square feet of floor area, exclusive of the basement floor area
On lots with only 50 foot frontage, area without basement
1,150 square feet of floor area
On lots with only 50 foot frontage, dwellings having one and one-half or two stories
1,450 square feet of floor area, exclusive of the basement floor area
(Ord. 4-1990. Passed 3-27-90.)
(14) "Street line" means the dividing line between the street and the lot or land adjacent.
(15) "Yard" means the existing or required space on the same lot with the main building and lying along the adjacent lot line, open and unobstructed from the ground to the sky, except as otherwise provided herein.
A. "Front yard" means a yard across the full width of the lot, and extending from the building or set back line to the street line.
B. "Side yard" means a yard along the side line of the lot, and extending from the front yard or lot line to the rear yard or lot line.
C. "Rear yard" means a yard across the full width of the lot immediately in the rear of the main building.
(16) "Zone Map" means the map adopted by Section 1135.02 and all additions, corrections or substitutions hereafter made thereto.
(1978 Code Sec. 1260.04)