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(a) MAINTAINED PUBLIC STREET. Any roadway maintained by a public agency for public use.
(b) MAJOR ARTERIAL HIGHWAY. See ROAD SYSTEM.
(c) MAJOR DIVIDED HIGHWAY. See ROAD SYSTEM.
(d) MAJOR EVENT. See SPECIAL EVENT, TEMPORARY.
(e) MAJOR GRADING. See GRADING.
(f) MAJOR HIGHWAY. See ROAD SYSTEM.
(g) MAJOR REPAIR/BODY WORK. See VEHICLE SERVICES.
(h) MANAGING AGENCY OR AGENT. A person, firm or agency representing the owner(s) of a private home rental unit(s), or a person, firm or agency owning one or more private home rental units.
(i) MANUFACTURED HOME. A structure manufactured on or after June 15, 1976 that meets the requirements of the National Manufactured Housing and Safety Act of 1974, transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width, or 40 feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and designed to be used as a dwelling unit with or without a permanent foundation when connected to utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; except that such term will include any structure which meets all the requirements of this Subdivision except the size requirements and with the respect to which manufacturer voluntarily files a certification and complies with the standards established under this part. See also FLOOD HAZARD.
(j) MANUFACTURED HOME PARK OR SUBDIVISION. See FLOOD HAZARD and MOBILE HOME PARK.
(k) MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS. The on-site production of goods by methods other than agricultural or extractive in nature.
(l) MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS I—LIMITED MANUFACTURING. (See Land Use Tables.) Manufacturing operations that are totally enclosed within a structure and employ fewer than 20 employees on the largest shift. This land use generally involves the assembly of specific products rather than the manufacturing of the various components of the products. Limited exterior storage is permitted but is fully screened from public view.
(1) APPAREL AND OTHER FINISHED PRODUCTS. The manufacture of clothing and accessories by cutting and sewing purchased woven or knit textile fabrics and related materials. Typical uses include: garments, leather goods.
(2) FOOD AND RELATED PRODUCTS. The processing or production of a natural or man-made solid or liquid food substances used for human or animal internal consumption. Typical uses include: food packaging, egg processing, butter or cheese processing.
(3) FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS. The fabrication or further processing and assembly of metal parts into equipment or machinery. Typical uses include: coating, engraving and allied services.
(4) FURNITURE AND FIXTURES. The assembly of furniture and related fixtures. Typical uses include: assembly of household, office or other furniture.
(5) LUMBER AND WOOD PRODUCTS. The assembly and finishing of wood articles, except furniture and related fixtures and miscellaneous household or office products made wholly or partially of wood. Typical uses include: cabinet shops.
(6) MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING. The manufacture or repair of products not included in any other category and mainly consisting of small household or office luxuries, recreational goods or supplies and large scale printing operations. Typical uses include: jewelry, silverware and plated ware, and musical instruments.
(7) PAPER AND RELATED PRODUCTS. The manufacture of paper goods generally from purchased paper materials. Typical uses include: envelopes, bags, stationery, tablets and related products.
(8) PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC GOODS. The manufacture of instruments for measuring, testing, sensing, analyzing and controlling natural or man-made objects, physical conditions or states. Typical uses include: engineering, laboratory, scientific, measuring and controlling instruments, optical, surgical, medical and dental instruments, photographic equipment and supplies, watches, clocks and clock-operated devices.
(9) RUBBER AND MISCELLANEOUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS. The manufacture from natural, synthetic or reclaimed rubber, and from chemicals or rubber or plastic products. Typical uses include: fabricated rubber products.
(10) STONE, CLAY, AND GLASS PRODUCTS. The manufacture of products from stone, clay, sand and other nonmetallic minerals, excluding fuels. Typical uses include: glass products made of purchased glass, pottery and related products.
(11) TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS. The preparation of fiber and subsequent manufacturing, drying, finishing or coating of fiber, thread, yarn, woven, knit, or nonwoven fabrics or miscellaneous textiles. Typical uses include: knitting mills, lace goods.
(m) MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS II—GENERAL MANUFACTURING. (See Land Use Tables.) Manufacturing operations that involve exterior storage, large equipment, large number of employees, or that have historically been controversial.
(1) APPAREL AND OTHER FINISHED PRODUCTS. The manufacture of clothing and accessories by cutting and sewing purchased furs and related materials. Typical uses include: fur dressing and dying.
(2) CHEMICALS AND RELATED PRODUCTS. The manufacture or processing of basic, organic, or inorganic chemicals. This includes chemicals to be used in making other products and finished chemical products used for direct consumption or as industrial supplies. Typical uses include: industrial chemicals, plastics materials, synthetic resins or rubber, paints, varnishes, lacquers, agricultural chemicals.
(3) FOOD AND RELATED PRODUCTS. The processing or production of a natural or man-made solid or liquid food substances used for human or animal internal consumption. Typical uses include: slaughter houses, poultry dressing plants and flour mills.
(4) FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS. The fabrication or further processing and assembly of metal parts into equipment or machinery. Typical uses include: automobile assembly plants, fabricated structural metal, metal forging and stampings.
(5) FURNITURE AND FIXTURES. The manufacture of furniture and related fixtures. Typical uses include: manufacture of household, office or other furniture.
(6) LUMBER AND WOOD PRODUCTS. The cutting, planing, compression and finishing of wood articles, except furniture and related fixtures and miscellaneous household or office products made wholly or partially of wood. Typical uses include: logging camps, saw mills.
(7) PAPER AND RELATED PRODUCTS. The manufacturing of pulp, paper (both recycles and paper products from wood), other cellulose fibers, used paper, and rag cloth. Typical uses include: paper mills, paper coating and glazing.
(8) PETROLEUM REFINING AND RELATED INDUSTRIES. The modification, refining, and mixing or storage of fossil fuels that are composed of petroleum or coal. Typical uses include: petroleum refining, asphalt batch plants, lubricating oils and greases.
(9) PRIMARY METAL INDUSTRIES. The smelting, refining, rolling, drawing and alloying of metals, manufacture of metal castings and production of coke. Typical uses include: blast furnaces, steel works and rolling and finishing mills, foundries, smelting and refining of nonferrous metals.
(10) RUBBER AND MISCELLANEOUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS. The manufacture from natural, synthetic or reclaimed rubber, and from chemicals or rubber or plastic products. Typical uses include: tires, inner tubes, rubber and plastic footwear, rubber and plastic hoses and belts.
(11) STONE, CLAY, AND GLASS PRODUCTS. The manufacture of products from stone, clay, sand and other nonmetallic minerals, excluding fuels. Typical uses include: brick, tile, dish, glass and insulation manufacturing and concrete plants.
(12) TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS. The preparation of fiber and subsequent manufacturing, drying, finishing or coating of fiber, thread, yarn, woven, knit, or nonwoven fabrics or miscellaneous textiles. Typical uses include: broad woven fabric mills, dyeing and finishing textiles, floor covering mills.
(n) MASONRY CONSTRUCTION. As defined in the California Building Code, 2013 Edition with amendments.
(o) MAP ACT. California Subdivision Map Act, Government Code §§ 66410 et seq.
(p) MAY. A permissive or optional provision, regulation or specification.
(q) MAXIMUM APPLIED WATER ALLOWANCE (MAWA). The upper limit of the annual amount of applied water allowed for an established landscape.
(r) MEDICAL SERVICES, HOSPITAL. (See Land Use Tables.) Hospitals and similar facilities engaged primarily in providing diagnostic services, and extensive medical treatment, including surgical and other hospital service. These establishments have an organized medical staff, inpatient beds, and equipment and facilities to provide complete health care. May include on-site accessory clinics and laboratories, accessory retail uses, and on-site ambulance dispatch facilities.
(s) MEDICAL SERVICES—REHABILITATION CENTER. (See Land Use Tables.) A facility providing skilled nursing and/or in-patient medical care to persons recovering from injuries or dependencies.
(t) MEETING FACILITY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE. (See Land Use Tables.) A facility for public or private meetings, including community centers, civic and private auditoriums, grange halls, mortuaries, union halls, meeting halls for clubs and other membership organizations, etc. Also includes functionally related internal facilities such as kitchens, multi-purpose rooms, and storage. Does not include conference and meeting rooms accessory and incidental to another primary use that are typically used only by on-site employees and clients, and occupy less floor area on the site than the offices they support (see OFFICES). Does not include: sports or other commercial entertainment facilities (see THEATER, and SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT ASSEMBLY); or convention centers (see CONFERENCE/CONVENTION FACILITY). Related on-site facilities including day care centers and schools are separately defined. Also see PLACES OF WORSHIP.
(u) MENAGERIE. A private collection of three or more wild, exotic or dangerous animals that are raised, bred, trained and/or maintained without any public display or exhibition on the site.
(v) MICROCLIMATE. The climate of a small, specific landscaped area that may contrast with the climate of the overall landscaped areas due to varying factors such as wind, sun/shade exposure, the density of planting material, and/or the proximity to adjacent reflective surfaces.
(w) MINED LANDS. Includes the surface, subsurface, and groundwater of an area where surface mining operations will be, are being, or have been conducted. This includes private ways and roads appurtenant to any land excavations, workings, mining waste, and areas where structures, facilities, equipment, machines, tools or other materials or property that result from, or are used in, surface mining operations are located. See also SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS.
(x) MINERAL RESOURCES. A collective term for all mineral deposits of a particular kind, or for mineral deposits in general.
(y) MINERALS. See SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS.
(z) MINIMUM LOT SIZE. See LOT SIZE, MINIMUM.
(aa) MINING AND RECLAMATION LEAD AGENCY. See LEAD AGENCY.
(bb) MINING AND RECLAMATION OPERATOR. See SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS.
(cc) MINING AND RECLAMATION PLAN. A plan required by the County for all surface mining operations. The plan requires measures to be taken that provide for reclamation of mined lands to a usable condition that is readily adaptable for alternative land use and creates no danger to public health or safety.
(dd) MINING HAZARDOUS, EXCAVATION. See HAZARDOUS EXCAVATION.
(ee) MINING RECLAMATION. See SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS.
(ff) MINING WASTE. Includes the residual of soil, rock, mineral, liquid, vegetation, equipment, machines, tools, or other materials or property directly resulting from, or displaced by, surface mining operations.
(gg) MINI-STORAGE. See STORAGE, PERSONAL.
(hh) MINOR GRADING. See GRADING.
(ii) MINOR EVENT. See SPECIAL EVENT, TEMPORARY.
(jj) MINOR MAINTENANCE/REPAIR. See VEHICLE SERVICES.
(kk) MINOR SUBDIVISION PLOT PLAN. Any application plot plan requesting the subdivision of any parcel or parcels of land shown as a unit or contiguous units under one or a common ownership, and that is proposed for subdivision for the purpose of sale, lease, financing, or other conveyance, including gift, either immediate or in the future, into two, three or four lots, parts or parcels and a remainder parcel. For the purposes of this definition, a MINOR SUBDIVISION PLOT PLAN shall also mean a TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP.
(ll) MITIGATION MEASURES. Necessary steps taken to lessen potential impacts of development or actions on the environment.
(mm) MIXED LAND USE. The unspecified mixture of compatible land uses within one building or within a section or sections of a community.
(nn) MOBILE HOME, BOAT, OR RV SALES. (See Land Use Tables.) Retail establishments selling both mobile home dwelling units, and/or various vehicles and watercraft for recreational uses. Includes the sales of boats, campers and camper shells, jet skis, mobile homes, motor homes, and travel trailers.
(oo) MOBILE HOME, DEPENDENT. A mobile home or travel trailer coach not equipped with a toilet for sewage disposal.
(pp) MOBILE HOME. A structure that was constructed prior to June 15, 1976, is transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width, or 40 feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and designed to be used as a dwelling unit with or without a permanent foundation when connected to utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; except that such term will include any structure which meets all the requirements of this subsection and complies with the state standards in effect at the time of construction. MOBILE HOME does not include commercial modulars, as defined in § 18001.8, factory-built housing, as defined in § 19971, a manufactured home, as defined in § 18007, or a recreational vehicle, as defined in § 18010 of the California Health and Safety Code (CHSC).
(qq) MOBILE HOME PARK/MANUFACTURED HOME LAND-LEASE COMMUNITY. (See Land Use Tables.) An area or tract of land designed as a single unit where spaces for two or more mobile homes used for human habitation are rented or leased on a monthly or greater basis, or owned separately.
(rr) MOBILE HOME PARK LOT. A portion of a mobile home park designated or used for the occupancy of one trailer coach or camping party.
(ss) MOBILE HOME, SELF-CONTAINED. A mobile home or trailer equipped with a toilet, water storage tank for potable water and a sewage holding tank.
(tt) MOBILE RECYCLING UNIT. See RECYCLING FACILITY.
(uu) MODULAR UNIT (FACTORY-BUILT HOUSING). A residential building, dwelling unit, or an individual dwelling room or combination of rooms thereof, or building component, assembly, or system manufactured in such a manner that all concealed parts or processes of manufacture cannot be inspected before installation at the building site without disassembly, damage, or destruction of the part, including units designed for use as a part of an institution for resident or patient care, that is either wholly manufactured or is in substantial part manufactured at an offsite location to be wholly or partially assembled onsite in accordance with building standards published in the California Building Standards Code and other regulations adopted by the commission pursuant to § 19990. FACTORY-BUILT HOUSING does not include a mobile home, as defined in § 18008, a recreational vehicle, as defined in § 18010.5, or a commercial modular, as defined in § 18012.5 of the California Health and Safety Code (CHSC).
(vv) MONOPOLE. See WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITY.
(ww) MONUMENT SIGN. See SIGN.
(xx) MORATORIUM. See DEVELOPMENT MORATORIUM.
(yy) MORTUARY SERVICES. (See Land Use Tables.) An establishment providing services for preparing the human dead for burial or cremation and arranging and managing funerals. This excludes cemeteries, crematoriums and columbariums.
(zz) MOTEL. A building or group of two or more detached, semi-detached or attached buildings containing guest rooms designed, used and intended, wholly or in part, for the accommodation of transients for compensation on a daily or weekly basis. These establishments provide lodging and parking for automobile travelers and the rooms are usually accessible from outdoor parking areas. These establishments may include guest rooms with food preparation areas (kitchenettes) and are designed, intended or used primarily for the accommodation of automobile travelers. Included are lodging establishments designated as cabins, motor courts, and similar designations; not including those facilities defined in residential care facilities or any jail, hospital, asylum, sanitarium, orphanage, prison or other building in which human beings are housed and detained under legal restraint.
(aaa) MOTOR VEHICLE. A self-propelled device by which persons or property may be moved upon a highway, excepting a device moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(bbb) MOTOR VEHICLE DISMANTLING FACILITY. (See Land Use Tables.) Any premises used for the dismantling or wrecking of vehicles required to be registered under the Vehicle Code of the State of California. Activities may include the buying, selling or dealing in vehicles, their integral parts, or component materials thereof, and the storage, sale or dumping of dismantled, partially dismantled, wrecked or inoperative vehicles. See also RECYCLING FACILITIES—SCRAP AND DISMANTLING YARD.
(ccc) MOTOR VEHICLE STORAGE/IMPOUND FACILITY. (See Land Use Tables.) Any lot, lot area, or parcel of land used, designed, or maintained for the specific purpose of storing, impounding, or keeping motor vehicles, but not including dismantling or wrecking activities.
(ddd) MOUNTAIN MAJOR HIGHWAY. See ROAD SYSTEM.
(eee) MOUNTAIN REGION. Areas within the following described boundary: Beginning at the intersection of the boundary line between San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties and the north line of Section 31 Township 4 North, Range 7 West, SBB&M, thence generally easterly and southerly along the National Forest boundary to its intersection with the boundary line between San Bernardino and Riverside Counties; thence westerly along the County line to the southwest corner of Township 1 South, Range 1 East; thence generally northerly and westerly following the National Forest boundary to the intersection of north boundary of Section 24, Township 1 North, Range 8 West, SBB&M and the boundary line between San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties; thence northerly along the County line to the point of beginning.
(fff) MOUNTAIN SECONDARY HIGHWAY. See ROAD SYSTEM.
(ggg) MUDSLIDE. The flow of mud and debris in a downslope direction due to slope failure, caused by poor structural and water retention properties of the soil. They are generally experienced after heavy precipitation, fast snowpack melt, an earthquake or any combination thereof.
(hhh) MULCH. Organic material such as leaves, bark, or inorganic material such as pebbles, stones, gravel, decorative sand, and decomposed granite that is left loose and applied to the soil surface for the beneficial purposes of reducing evaporation, suppressing weeds, moderating soil temperatures, and preventing soil erosion.
(iii) MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS. Development project in which two or more attached or detached units are located, including apartments or condominiums.
(jjj) MULTIPLE DWELLING UNIT. (See Land Use Tables.) A multiple dwelling unit is a series or combination of dwelling units, either attached or detached, designed to house more than one family with individual, shared or no kitchen privileges (e.g. apartments, condominiums, boarding houses, residential hotels). See also DWELLING, MULTIPLE FAMILY.
(kkk) MULTI-UNIT MANUFACTURED HOUSING.
(1) Pursuant to Health and Safety Code (CHSC) § 18008.7, MULTI-UNIT MANUFACTURED HOUSING means either of the following:
(A) A structure transportable under permit in one or more sections designed and equipped to contain not more than two dwelling units, a dormitory, or an efficiency unit as defined in § 17958.1, to be used with a support system pursuant to § 18613 or a foundation system pursuant to § 18551.
(B) A structure transportable under permit in one or more sections, designed to be used with a foundation system for either of the following purposes:
(I) Three or more dwelling units, as defined in § 18003.3.
(II) A residential hotel, as defined by § 50519(b)(1).
(2) MULTI-DWELLING UNIT MANUFACTURED HOUSING shall be constructed in compliance with all applicable department regulations. The egress and fire separation requirements of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) applicable to dormitories, hotels, apartment houses, and structures that contain two dwelling units shall also be applicable to all multi-dwelling manufactured housing constructed for those purposes. The accessibility and adaptability requirements of Title 24 of the CCR applicable to dormitories, hotels and apartment homes shall also be applicable to MULTI-DWELLING UNIT MANUFACTURED HOUSING containing three or more dwelling units.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all provisions of law that apply to manufactured homes shall apply to equally to multi-dwelling unit manufactured housing. For purposes of this Section:
(A) DORMITORY means a room or rooms inhabited for the purposes of temporary residence by two or more persons.
(B) EFFICIENCY UNIT has the same meaning as defined in Health and Safety Code § 17958.1.
(lll) MULTI-USE CENTER. An area of service, retail or publicly-oriented facilities that are centrally located along collector streets or major arterials and serve the local residents.
(mmm) MUSEUM. See LIBRARY, MUSEUM, ART GALLERY, OUTDOOR EXHIBIT.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4043, passed - -2008; Am. Ord. 4136, passed - -2011; Am. Ord. 4140, passed - -2011; Am. Ord. 4189, passed - -2012; Am. Ord. 4245, passed - -2014; Am. Ord. 4309, passed - -2016)