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(a) PAPER AND RELATED PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS I AND II.
(b) PARCEL. Any real property described or created by map or deed. PARCEL shall also refer to a legally defined lot, or contiguous group of lots in single ownership or under single control, and considered a unit for purposes of development. See also LOT.
(c) PARCEL MAP. Means parcel map as defined in Government Code, Title 7, Division 2, Chapter 2, Article 3.
(d) PARCEL, ORIGINAL. Any improved or unimproved land shown on the latest County equalized assessment roll as a unit or contiguous units.
(e) PARCEL, REMAINDER. That portion of an original lot or parcel that is not a part of the subdivision but, after recordation of the final or parcel map may be sold subject to the recordation of a certificate of compliance or a conditional certificate of compliance. The designated remainder shall not be counted as a parcel for the purposes of determining whether a parcel map or final map is required.
(f) PARCEL, RESERVE. A strip of land not less than one foot wide reserved for the purpose of regulating access to part width and dead-end streets until the time that the streets may be completed or extended.
(g) PARK. An outdoor recreation facility that may provide a variety of recreational opportunities including playground equipment, open space areas for passive recreation and picnicking, and sport and active recreation facilities.
(h) PARK AND RIDE. A voluntary system where participants drive to a centrally located public parking area or transportation facility in order to carpool or gain access to public transportation to another location.
(i) PARKING LOTS AND STRUCTURES, ACCESSORY. (See Land Use Tables.) Off-street parking spaces within parking lots and/or parking structures on the site of a primary land use that are intended for use by patrons, employees, and/or residents of the primary land use.
(j) PARKING AREA, PUBLIC. (See Land Use Tables.) An open area, other than a street, used for the temporary parking of automobiles and available for public use, whether free, for compensation or as an accommodation for clients, customers or employees.
(k) PARKING SPACE, AUTOMOBILE. Space within a public or private parking area or a building for the temporary parking or storage of one automobile.
(l) PAROLEE. An individual who has been convicted of a Federal or State crime, sentenced to a Federal or State prison or to a term in the California Youth Authority and has received conditional and revocable release in the community and is under the supervision of a Federal, State, youth authority or County probation or parole officer.
(m) PAROLEE AND/OR PROBATIONER HOME. Any residential structure or dwelling unit, whether owned and/or operated by an individual or by a for-profit or nonprofit entity, which houses more than two parolees and/or probationers unrelated by blood, marriage, or legal adoption, in exchange for monetary or nonmonetary consideration given and/or paid by the parolee and/or probationer and/or any public or private entity or person on behalf of the parolee and/or probationer.
(n) PARTIALLY-SHIELDED FIXTURE. See LIGHTING, OUTDOOR.
(o) PASSIVE THERMAL SYSTEM. See THERMAL SYSTEM, PASSIVE.
(p) PAWNSHOPS. See SECOND-HAND STORES.
(q) PEDESTRIAN LIGHTING. See LIGHTING, OUTDOOR.
(r) PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY SIGN. See SIGN.
(s) PERCH TREE. A dominant conifer, having open areas (dead limbs) in the upper portion of the tree located;
(1) Within one-quarter mile of the shoreline of Lake Arrowhead, Erwin Lake, Baldwin Lake or Big Bear Lake; or
(2) In an identified area [i.e. Known Day Use Area or Potential Day Use Area] as shown on the U.S. Forest Service Bald Eagle Habitat Map.
(t) PERMITTEE. Any person undertaking development activities upon a site in compliance with a permit granted by the County.
(u) PERSON. Any individual, firm, co-partnership, joint venture, association, social club, fraternal organization, company, joint stock association, corporation, estate, trust, organization, business, business trust, public agency, school district, the State of California and its political subdivisions or instrumentalities, receiver, syndicate or any group or combination thereof, acting as a unit, including any trustee, receiver or assignee.
(v) PERSONAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES (PCS). See WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES.
(w) PERSONAL SERVICES. (See Land Use Tables.) Establishments providing nonmedical services to individuals as a primary use. Examples of these uses include:
barber and beauty shops
pet grooming with no boarding
psychics, palm readers
dry cleaning pick up stores with limited equipment
home electronics and small appliance repair
laundromats (self service laundries)
tattoo and body piercing services
massage (licensed, therapeutic, non-sexual)
These uses may also include accessory retail sales of products related to the services provided.
(x) PERSONAL STORAGE. See STORAGE - PERSONAL STORAGE, MINI-STORAGE.
(y) PERVIOUS SURFACE. A surface or material that allows water to pass through the material into the underlying surface.
(z) PET CEMETERY. See CEMETERY.
(aa) PET FARM. A facility in which livestock, farm animals, and other animals are kept for public exhibition, viewing and contact, regardless of compensation, and which may include related accessory uses and activities (e.g., picnic areas, recreational activities, etc.). A PET FARM shall not include retail pet stores and kennels, horse races, and activities such as State and County fairs, livestock shows, rodeos, field trials, and horsing events.
(bb) PETROLEUM REFINING AND RELATED INDUSTRIES. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS II.
(cc) PHASE. Any contiguous part or portion of a single unified development project that is developed as a unit in the same time period.
(dd) PIPELINES, TRANSMISSION LINES. (See Land Use Tables.) Facilities primarily engaged in the pipeline transportation of crude petroleum; refined products of petroleum including gasoline and fuel oils; natural gas; mixed, manufactured or liquified petroleum gas; or the pipeline transmission of other commodities. Also includes pipeline surface and terminal facilities, including pump stations, bulk stations, surge and storage tanks. Power transmission includes facilities for the transmission of electrical energy for sale, including transmission lines for a public utility company. Also includes telephone, telegraph, cable television and other communications transmission facilities utilizing direct physical conduits. Does not include offices or service centers (classified in OFFICES ), equipment and material storage yards (classified under STORAGE YARDS AND SALES LOTS ), distribution substations (classified under PUBLIC UTILITY FACILITIES ), or power plants (classified under ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION ). See also UTILITY FACILITY.
(ee) PLACES OF WORSHIP. (See Land Use Tables.) Facilities operated by religious organizations for worship, or the promotion of religious activities and instruction; together with accessory buildings and uses on the same site. Includes churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, etc. Related on-site facilities including day care centers and schools are separately defined.
(ff) PLANNED DEVELOPMENT. A large, integrated development consisting of residential, commercial or industrial uses, or a mixture of these uses and associated ancillary uses and structures; that is situated on one or more contiguous parcels or noncontiguous parcels separated solely by a road or other right-of-way or easement; and that is planned and developed as a unified project within a single development operation or series of development operations in compliance with a detailed comprehensive development plan.
(gg) PLANNING AGENCY. The PLANNING AGENCY is a reviewing authority with the powers and charged with the duty of making investigations and reports on land use application and to approve, conditionally approve or disapprove land use applications. The Planning Agency of San Bernardino County is described in Chapter 86.01 (Planning Agency).
(hh) PLANNING FEE SCHEDULE. See FEE SCHEDULE.
(ii) PLANNING PERMIT. Issued as a result of an approval of a land use application.
(jj) PLANT FACTOR. The factor, when multiplied by the reference evapotranspiration rate Eto, estimates the amount of water that is needed by plant material. The plant factor range for low water use plant material shall be 0 to 0.3, the plant factor for medium water use plant material shall be 0.4 to 0.6, and the plant factor for high water use plant material shall be 0.7 to 1.0. These plant factors have been
derived from the Department of Water Resources publication, Water Use Classification of Landscape Species third edition (WUCOLS III).
(kk) PLANT, DESERT NATIVE. Any tree, shrub, bulb or plant or part thereof, except its fruit, named in the California Desert Native Plants Act, as amended, (Food and Agricultural Code §§ 8000a et seq.), which is growing wild. Also DESERT NATIVE PLANT includes any of the species listed in § 88.01.060(c) (Desert Native Plant Protection - Regulated desert native plants).
These plants do not include commercial nursery stock or planted landscaping, including those trees planted and/or growing outside their normal habitat, except where the plants have been transplanted in compliance with Chapter 88.01 (Plant Protection and Management).
(ll) PLANT EXPERT, DESERT NATIVE. A County Agricultural Commissioner Biologist, an arborist certified by the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arborists, or a person certified by the County Agricultural Commissioner for the desert area.
(mm) PLANT MATERIAL. A living organism such as a tree, shrub, groundcover, succulent, grass (native and turf variety), annual, perennial, vines, herbs, ferns, and/or conifer used within a landscaped area, and needs permanent and/or supplemental irrigation.
(nn) PLASTIC MANUFACTURING. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS I AND II.
(oo) PLAYGROUND. An area occupied by children’s play equipment, including climbing equipment, sandboxes, slides, swings, and/or similar equipment.
(pp) POLICIES. Statements, more specific than goals, that are guides for decision-making, imply commitments to goals and define directions for action toward fulfillment of these goals.
(qq) POND. A naturally occurring or artificially created body or water (impounded above or below surface level) with a designated holding capacity of less than one acre-foot of water. Does not include LAKE or RESERVOIR.
(rr) POTABLE WATER. Water that is meant for human consumption and has been treated to legal standards.
(ss) PRECIPITATION RATE. The application rate of water measured in inches per hour.
(tt) PRESERVE. See NATURE PRESERVE.
(uu) PREZONE. The process by which a city or County determines the actual future land use zoning districts for specified parcels of land before these parcels are annexed to the city.
(vv) PREMATURE DEVELOPMENT. The building or construction of new projects in areas usually outside city limit boundaries or in areas where necessary public facilities cannot economically be provided by city or county jurisdictions.
(ww) PRESSURE REGULATOR. A device used within an irrigation system to regulate pressure and maintain irrigation head radius control.
(xx) PRIMARY METAL INDUSTRIES. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS II.
(yy) PRIMARY USE. A primary, principal or main use of a subject property that is allowed by the applicable land use zoning district independent of any other use of the property. A property may have more than one primary use of the property (e.g., a warehouse and an off-site sign could be both primary uses of a property. See also USE.
(zz) PRIVATE GARAGE. See GARAGE, PRIVATE.
(aaa) PRIVATE MEETING FACILITY. See MEETING FACILITY.
(bbb) PRIVATE OPEN SPACE. See OPEN SPACE, PRIVATE.
(ccc) PRIVATE STABLE. See STABLE, PRIVATE.
(ddd) PROBATIONER. A person who has been convicted of a crime and who has received a suspension in the imposition or execution of their sentence and has received conditional and revocable
release in the community under the supervision of a probation officer, as provided under Penal Code § 1203 or its successor.
(eee) PROCESSING FACILITY. See RECYCLING FACILITY.
(fff) PRODUCE STAND. A temporary business established and operated for a specific time, selling raw, unprocessed fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other produce in its raw or natural state, and that is accessory to an on-site or adjacent agricultural operation.
(ggg) PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC GOODS MANUFACTURING. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS I.
(hhh) PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. (See Land Use Tables.) Establishments that provide advice, designs, information, medical treatment, commercial education, consultation, travel, job placement, advertising, finance, insurance and real estate services, generally from an office with no on- site storage
of goods. This category includes all types of business offices and service-type businesses where service is basically on an individual-to-individual or firm-to-firm basis as opposed to services that are performed on objects or personal property.
(iii) PROJECTING SIGN. See SIGN.
(jjj) PROPERTY LINE. See LOT.
(kkk) PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. A private organization composed of property owners of a single unified project that may own common property and shall be responsible for the maintenance and management of commonly owned property.
(lll) PUBLIC BUILDING. A structure used for public assembly purposes in conjunction with an institutional use.
(mmm) PUBLIC DIRECTIONAL SIGN. See SIGN.
(nnn) PUBLIC FACILITIES. Any civic or service oriented facility available to the general public such as schools, fire protection, water and sewering, rapid or mass transit routes, public golf courses, libraries, public health centers, etc.
(ooo) PUBLIC GARAGE. See GARAGE, PUBLIC.
(ppp) PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS. Includes traffic controls, streets, roads, highways, freeways, bridges, overcrossings, street interchanges, flood control or storm drain facilities, sewer facilities, water facilities, lighting facilities, and any other service and/or infrastructure improvement that is publicly maintained and operated by a public agency and/or quasi public agency, excepting utilities and common carriers.
(qqq) PUBLIC MEETING FACILITY. See MEETING FACILITY.
(rrr) PUBLIC PARKING AREA. See PARKING AREA, PUBLIC.
(sss) PUBLIC STABLE. See STABLE, PUBLIC.
(ttt) PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY. (See Land Use Tables.) A facility operated by a public agency including fire stations, other fire prevention and fire fighting facilities, police and sheriff substations and headquarters, including interim incarceration facilities. May include ambulance dispatch facilities on the same site.
(uuu) PUBLIC WAY. Includes street, highway, avenue, boulevard, parkway, road, lane, walk, alley, channel, viaduct, subway, tunnel, bridge, public easement, public right-of-way, and other ways in which a public agency has a proprietary right.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4085, passed - -2009; Am. Ord. 4136, passed - -2011; Am. Ord. 4230, passed - -2014; Am. Ord. 4331, passed - -2017)