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Whenever the following words are used in this Division, they shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section.
(a) AGRICULTURE means farming, crop production, or raising of poultry or livestock. Agricultural uses in this ordinance do not include residential facilities.
(b) APPLICANT means developer or person seeking a development permit.
(c) BUILDING PERMIT means a permit required by and issued pursuant to the Uniform Building Code.
(d) CALTRANS means the California Department of Transportation.
(e) CONSTRUCTION means design, performance of estimates, environmental assessments and studies, determination of fees, acquisition of right-of-way, administration of construction contracts and actual construction.
(f) COUNTY means the County of San Diego, State of California.
(g) COUNTY HEARING BODY means the County of San Diego, Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, or any other official, board, or commission designated by the County for decision-making on discretionary actions.
(h) DEVELOPER means the owner or developer of a development seeking a development permit.
(i) DEVELOPMENT PERMIT means any discretionary permit, entitlement, approval for a development project, or any ministerial permit, including building permit, associated with the generation of traffic issued under any ordinance of the County.
(j) DEVELOPMENT PROJECT or DEVELOPMENT means any activity described in California Government Code § 66000 of the Mitigation Fee Act.
(k) DIRECTOR means the County Director of the Department of Public Works, his or her designee, or the Director of such other County department as may be designated by the Board with responsibility for implementing this Division.
(l) FEE means the transportation impact fee established by this Division.
(m) FEE RATE TABLE(s) means the fee rates by category as shown on the tables attached to the County of San Diego Transportation Impact Fee Report Update Nexus Study and any subsequent adjustments thereto made in accordance with the Mitigation Fee Act and this Division.
(n) FURNITURE STORE(S) or COMMERCIAL-FURNITURE STORE means a commercial facility for the sale of moveable articles such as tables, chairs, sofas, desks, or cabinets required for use or ornament in a residence, office, or the like.
(o) GENERAL COMMERCIAL or COMMERCIAL-GENERAL includes but is not limited to shopping centers, strip mall type development and commercial clusters, retail sales facilities including grocery stores and department stores, convenience stores, auto sales and repair facilities, hardware and lumber stores, gardening and nursery stores, eating and drinking establishments including fast food restaurants, and any other retail uses other than furniture stores that are not specifically included in other TIF category definitions.
(p) GENERAL INDUSTRIAL or INDUSTRIAL-GENERAL means facilities for manufacturing, processing, assembling, distribution services, laboratories for research and development, construction equipment sales and repair, and any industrial use other than warehousing and storage that are not specifically included in other TIF category definitions.
(q) GENERAL PLAN means the San Diego County General Plan as adopted by the Board of Supervisors in August 2011 and any subsequent amendments thereto.
(r) GOVERNMENT/INSTITUTIONAL means and includes government owned and operated facilities such as libraries, police stations, fire stations, prisons or jails, and parks, but also includes public and private schools and hospitals.
(s) MOBILITY ELEMENT or ME means the Mobility Element set forth as Chapter 4 of the General Plan that identifies the general location and extent of existing and proposed roads, airports, public transit, and other transportation facilities. As used in this Division, ME refers more narrowly to the road, right-of-way facilities identified in the ME of the General Plan.
(t) NON-RESIDENTIAL means development that does not include residential uses.
(u) OFFICE means facilities for administrative or professional services and includes but is not limited to dental offices, medical clinics, insurance sales, banks, savings and loans, and real estate services.
(v) RAS means the Regional Arterial System of roads designated by SANDAG. TIF RAS means RAS roads that are part of the roadway network included in the TIF program.
(w) RAMP means the interchange ramps identified in the County of San Diego Transportation Impact Fee Report Update Nexus Study.
(x) RESIDENTIAL means a land use associated with where a person lives or has a home and includes, without limitation, the following categories:
(1) Single-Family Detached or Single- Family Dwelling means a detached residential structure including without limitation a single manufactured or mobile home on an individual lot typically occupied by a single household or family. Second dwelling units on the same lot are included in this category.
(2) Multi-Family or Multifamily means an attached home, condominium, duplex, apartment, or other attached structure or structures used by more than one family unit. Mobile or manufactured homes not licensed and capable of ready highway use located in a mobile home park, subdivision or other location with at least one other similar structure are a type of multi-family residential development.
(3) Non-Permanent means a temporary lodging that is not the primary residence of the occupant, including, without limitation, hotel rooms, time-share units, and facilities for housing agricultural workers.
(4) Congregate Care Facilities or Congregate Care means assisted living communities, congregate care facilities, and other places for persons unable to care for themselves.
(y) RTCIP means the Regional Transportation Congestion Improvement Program established by Section 9 of the TransNet Ordinance and Expenditure Plan, SANDAG Ordinance 04-01, approved by San Diego voters.
(z) RTCIP IMPACT FEE means the portion of the TIF imposed on new residential development in accordance with SANDAG's RTCIP Impact Fee Nexus Report-Final Report dated November 26, 2007 to mitigate the impacts of future development on RAS roads.
(aa) SANDAG means the San Diego Association of Governments.
(bb) SCHOOLS mean institutions for instruction in a particular skill or field or for providing education and includes, among other things, day-cares, pre-schools, kindergartens, elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, acting or other arts schools, and post secondary colleges and trade schools.
(cc) SELECT INDUSTRIAL or INDUSTRIAL-SELECT means industrial uses such as quarries, mining operations, concrete and asphalt plants, RV parks and campgrounds, recycling centers, cell phone and other wireless or telecommunication facilities, borrow pit operations, landfills, and other land uses that have minimal buildings but generate significant traffic as determined by the Director.
(dd) STATE ROUTE means a highway facility owned and operated by Caltrans on behalf of the State of California or any successor agency to Caltrans that the TIF is collecting funds for.
(ee) TIF means Transportation Impact Fee.
(ff) TIF AREA(S) or TIF LOCAL AREA means the areas lying within the community boundaries designated on the TIF Facility Location Maps. The TIF Facility Location Maps may be changed or periodically updated by action of the Board of Supervisors.
(gg) TIF FACILITY LOCATION MAPS means the maps included in the TIF Report showing the TIF Facilities and the boundaries of each community TIF Area.
(hh) TIF FACILITIES means the road, right- of-way facilities, or portions thereof, including intersections, sidewalks, shoulders, bike lanes and traffic signals, identified in the TIF Report that substantially fulfill the transportation needs identified and represented by a listed facility.
(ii) TIF REGIONS means the regional boundaries described in the TIF Report for regional TIF for the north, south and east TIF regions.
(jj) TIF REPORT means the County of San Diego Transportation Impact Fee Update Nexus Study, dated September 2012, and the attachments thereto, including without limitation the County of San Diego TIF Transportation Needs Assessment, dated September 2012 and the Fee Rate Tables. With regard to the RTCIP Impact Fee which is included as a discrete component of the TIF, TIF Report also means SANDAG's RTCIP Impact Fee Nexus Report-Final Report dated November 26, 2007. The TIF Report may be changed or periodically updated by action of the Board of Supervisors pursuant to this Division. The current adopted report is on file with the Clerk of the Board.
(kk) VILLAGE means the village areas designated on the Regional Categories Map (Figure LU-1) and on the Land Use Maps (Figures LU-A-1 through LU-A-23) in the General Plan.
(ll) VILLAGE CORE means the hub or center of a Village area designated as village core or village core mixed use in the TIF Report.
(mm) WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE or INDUSTRIAL-STORAGE & WAREHOUSING means all types of warehouses or facilities with the primary purpose being to provide storage space. For the purpose of determining project TIF, Warehousing & Storage includes agriculture and wineries.
(nn) WINERY or WINERIES means an establishment for producing wine and may include wine tasting rooms.
(Added by Ord. No. 9712 (N.S.), effective 6-19-05; amended by Ord. No. 9919 (N.S.), effective 4-27-08; amended by Ord. No. 10231 (N.S.), effective 12-30-12)
Cross reference(s)--Definitions, § 12.101 et seq.