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(a) "BUILDING OR STRUCTURE". In addition to the meaning ordinarily ascribed thereto, "building or structure" includes any machine, implement, device, tree, derrick, stage or other setting, lumber, sash or door, structural steel, pipe bend, dynamo, transformer, generator, punch, agitator, object or thing having a width of more than eight feet, other than any implement of husbandry or any special mobile equipment, as defined in the Vehicle Code of the State of California, having a width of 10 feet or less. The term also includes a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum permitted by said Vehicle Code.
(b) "COMMERCIAL DRIVEWAY" means any driveway that is not a "residential driveway" as defined in this section.
(c) "COUNTY HIGHWAY" means a County highway as defined in Streets and Highways Code Section 25 of a highway maintained by a County service area.
(d) "DRIVEWAY" means a commercial driveway.
(e) "HIGHWAY" means any public highway, public street, public way, or public place in the unincorporated territory of the County, either owned by the County or dedicated to the public for purpose of travel.
(f) "MOVING CONTRACTOR" means any person who moves or causes to be moved any building or structure over, upon, along or across any highway.
(g) "PERSON" means any person defined by Section 12.115 of this Code and shall also include the United States, this State, this County, including all departments and bureaus thereof except the Department of Public Works of this County.
(h) "RESIDENTIAL DRIVEWAY" means any driveway serving any property which is used solely as a private residence consisting of one, two, or three dwelling units including farms or ranches which are not used as retail outlets.
(i) “DIRECTOR” means the Director of Department of Public Works of this County, and the Director of Planning and Development Services as ex-officio Director of Department of Public Works when performing tasks pursuant to delegations of authority from the Director of Department of Public Works.
(j) "TOTAL NUMBER OF TIRE INCHES" means that number calculated by adding the respective tire sizes as specified by manufacturer of all tires resting upon the surface of the highway.
(k) "VEHICLE CODE" means the Vehicle Code of the State of California.
(l) "WIDTH" means that dimension measured at right angles to the anterior-posterior axis of the conveyance upon which the building or structure or portion thereof is or is to be loaded or moved, or to the median line of the highway over which the same is being or is to be moved.
(m) "ENCROACHMENT" means any tower, pole, poleline, pipe, pipeline, driveway, private road, fence, billboard, stand or building, or any structure or object of any kind or character not particularly mentioned herein, which is placed in, under or over any portion of the highway.
(n) "TERMINAL" means a facility at which freight is consolidated to be shipped and where full load consignments may be off-loaded or at which the vehicle combinations are regularly maintained, stored or manufactured.
(o) "INTERSTATE TRUCK" means a tractor semi or a set of doubles wit unlimited length as regulated by Vehicle Code 35401.5(a)(1) and (2).
(Amended by Ord. No. 2325 (N.S.), effective 3-15-62; amended by Ord. No. 3032 (N.S.), effective 1-19-67; amended by Ord. No. 5406 (N.S.), effective 3-22-79, operative 3-23-79; amended by Ord. No. 5516 (N.S.), effective 6-21-79; amended by Ord. No. 6453 (N.S.), effective 11-11-82; amended by Ord. No. 6881 (N.S.), effective 1-17-85; amended by Ord. No. 10224 (N.S.), effective 10-25-12; amended by Ord. No. 10646 (N.S.), effective 2-14-20)
Cross reference(s)--Definitions, § 12.101 et seq.
State law reference(s)--County highway defined, Streets and Highways Code, § 25; interstate truck regulated, Vehicle Code, § 35401.5(a)(1).