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(a) RAISED SLEEPING BEDS. A piece of furniture on, or in, which to lie and sleep and which is elevated off of the floor at least two feet. For the purposes of this definition, a single (or twin) bed will accommodate one person, while a double, queen or king bed will each accommodate two persons.
(b) RANCH/FARM. An establishment primarily engaged in growing crops and raising animals. A RANCH/FARM may consist of a single tract of land or a number of separate tracts that may be held under different tenures (i.e., the ranch/farm operator may own one tract and rent another). A RANCH/FARM may be operated by the owner alone or with the assistance of members of the household or hired employees. See also AGRICULTURE,AGRICULTURAL USE, and AGRITOURISM. Does not include AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT SERVICE.
(c) RARE OR ENDANGERED SPECIES. As used in the Development Code or the San Bernardino County Environmental Review Guidelines, shall be as defined in § 15380 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.
(d) REAR LOT LINE. See LOT.
(e) REAR YARD. See YARD.
(f) REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. The following reasonable accommodation terms are defined as follows:
(1) MINOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. Any deviation requested and/or granted from the strict application of the laws, rules, policies, practices and/or procedures of the County, including land use and zoning regulations of this Code, resulting in a physical modification to the property which can be removed or terminated in 90 days or less after the need for the reasonable accommodation ends.
(2) MAJOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.
(A) PHYSICAL MODIFICATION. Any deviation requested and/or granted from the strict application of the laws, rules, policies, practices and/or procedures of the County, including land use and zoning regulations of this Code, resulting in a physical modification to the property which cannot be restored or terminated within 90 days or less after the reasonable accommodation is terminated.
(B) LAND USE MODIFICATION (RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY). Any land use deviation requested and/or granted from the strict application of the land use and zoning regulations of this Code for the establishment and operation of a residential care facility.
(g) RECLAMATION. See SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS.
(h) RECREATION HALL. A relatively large room or hall (over 3,000 sq. ft.) within a multiple-family project with a kitchen for hosting fairly large events and concerts (60-80+ people) and may have an area set up, more or less permanently, for indoor games (e.g. ping pong tables, pool tables, foosball tables, etc.), for a library, for small gatherings, or for use as a mini cinema.
(i) RECREATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES. Establishments that provide leisure time activities and services that involve many people in a public assembly use where people either participate individually or are entertained by an activity. See also RURAL SPORTS AND RECREATION.
(j) RECREATIONAL CABIN. Existing legal non-conforming structure authorized under the Small Tract Act of 1938, 43 U.S.C.A. § 682a, or other Homestead Act enacted by Congress. The structure is not considered a dwelling as defined in the California Residential Code or primary use of a parcel, but is allowed limited use under provisions of this Development Code.
(k) RECREATIONAL USE. Public use of land for walking, hiking, skiing, riding, driving, picnicking, camping, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting or other outdoor games or sports for which land or facilities are provided for public participation.
(l) RECREATIONAL VEHICLE (RV). A motor home, travel trailer, truck camper or camping trailer, with or without self-propelled motive power, designed for human habitation for recreational or emergency occupation, and that may be moved upon a public highway without a special permit or chauffeur’s license or both without violating any provision of the California Vehicle Code. A SELF CONTAINED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE shall be a recreational vehicle with a kitchen sink, cooking appliance, refrigeration facilities, and a separate bathroom containing a water closet with a flush toilet, lavatory and bathtub or shower. A SELF-CONTAINED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE shall have adequate provisions for the sleeping, bathing, sanitation, food preparation and eating by the number of people occupying the self contained recreational vehicle.
(m) RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARK (RVP). (See Land Use Tables.) An area or tract of land, within an area where the land use zoning district allows recreational uses and where one or more lots are rented or leased or held out for rent, or lease to owners or users of recreational vehicles for temporary occupancy. Incidental food, alcoholic beverages, sales and service intended for the convenience of the guests at the recreational vehicle park are allowed.
(n) RECYCLABLE MATERIAL. Reusable material including but not limited to metals, glass, plastic and paper, which are intended for reuse, remanufacture, or reconstitution for the purpose of using the altered form. RECYCLABLE MATERIAL does not include refuse or hazardous material. RECYCLABLE MATERIAL may include used motor oil collected and transported in compliance with Health and Safety Code §§ 25250.11 and 25143.2(b)(4).
(o) RECYCLING FACILITY. (See Land Use Tables). A center for the collection and/or processing of recyclable materials. A CERTIFIED RECYCLING FACILITY or CERTIFIED PROCESSOR is a recycling facility certified by the California Department of Conservation as meeting the requirements of the California Beverage Container recycling and Litter Reduction Act of 1986. A RECYCLING FACILITY does not include storage containers or processing activity located on the premises of a residential, commercial, or manufacturing use and used solely for the recycling of material generated by that residential property, business or manufacturer. RECYCLING FACILITIES may include the following:
(1) COLLECTION FACILITY. A center for the acceptance, by donation, redemption, or purchase, of recyclable materials from the public. The facility does not use power-driven processing equipment except as provided by this Title. Collection facilities may include the following:
(A) REVERSE VENDING MACHINE(S). As defined below.
(B) SMALL COLLECTION FACILITY. Occupies an area of not more than 500 square feet and may include:
(I) A mobile unit;
(II) Bulk reverse vending machines or a grouping of reverse vending machines occupying more then 50 square feet;
(III) Kiosk type units, which may include permanent structures;
(IV) Unattended containers placed for the donation of recyclable materials.
(C) LARGE COLLECTION FACILITY. May occupy an area of more than 500 square feet and may include permanent structures.
(2) PROCESSING FACILITY. A building or enclosed space used for the collection and processing of recyclable material. Processing means the preparation of material for efficient shipment, or to an end-user’s specifications, by means such as baling, briquetting, compacting, flattening, grinding, crushing, mechanical sorting, shredding, cleaning, and remanufacturing. Processing facilities include the following:
(A) LIGHT PROCESSING FACILITY. Occupies an area of under 45,000 square feet of gross collection, processing, and storage area and has up to an average of two outbound truck shipments per day. LIGHT PROCESSING FACILITIES are limited to baling, briquetting, crushing, compacting, grinding, shredding and sorting of source-separated recyclable materials and repairing of reusable materials sufficient to qualify as a Certified Processing Facility. A LIGHT PROCESSING FACILITY shall not shred, compact, or bale ferrous metals other than food and beverage containers.
(B) HEAVY PROCESSING FACILITY. Any processing facility other than a LIGHT PROCESSING FACILITY.
(3) REVERSE VENDING MACHINE. An automated mechanical device that accepts at least one or more types of empty beverage containers, including, but not limited to aluminum cans, glass and plastic bottles, and cartons, and issues a cash refund or a redeemable credit slip with a value not less than the container’s redemption value as determined by the State. A REVERSE VENDING MACHINE may sort and process containers mechanically provided that the entire process is enclosed within the machine. In order to accept and temporarily store all three container types in a proportion commensurate with their relative redemption rates, and to meet the requirements of certification as a recycling facility, multiple grouping of REVERSE VENDING MACHINES may be necessary. A BULK REVERSE VENDING MACHINE is a reverse vending machine that is larger than 50 square feet; is designed to accept more than one container at a time; and will pay by weight instead of by container.
(4) MOBILE RECYCLING UNIT. An automobile, truck, trailer or van, licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles, which is used for the collection of recyclable materials. A MOBILE RECYCLING CENTER also means the bins, boxes or containers transported by trucks, vans, or trailers, and used for the collection of recyclable materials.
(5) SCRAP AND DISMANTLING YARD. Outdoor establishments primarily engaged in assembling, breaking up, sorting, and the temporary storage and distribution of recyclable or reusable scrap and waste materials, including auto wreckers engaged in dismantling automobiles for scrap, and the incidental wholesale or retail sales of parts from those vehicles. Includes light and heavy processing facilities for recycling (see the definitions above). Does not include: pawn shops, and other secondhand stores; the sale of operative used cars; or landfills or other waste disposal sites. See also MOTOR VEHICLE DISMANTLING FACILITY and SALVAGE OPERATIONS.
(p) RECYCLING FACILITY, ACCESSORY. (See Land Use Tables.) A recycling facility as defined above, that is incidental to a primary industrial or commercial use.
(q) RECYCLED WATER. See NON-POTABLE WATER.
(r) REFERENCE EVAPOTRANSPIRATION RATE (Eto). The quantity of water, which evaporates from adjacent soils and/or other surfaces, and which also is transpired by plant material during a specified time. Specified times are normally collected as monthly and daily readings. Monthly and daily Eto’s can be found on the California Irrigation Management Information Systems (CIMIS) website.
(s) REGULATORY FLOODWAY. See FLOOD HAZARD.
(t) REHABILITATION. The restoration of deteriorated structures, neighborhoods and public facilities. It may involve repair, renovation, conversion, expansion, remodeling, reconstruction or any combination thereof.
(u) REHABILITATION CENTER. See MEDICAL SERVICES - REHABILITATION CENTER.
(v) REHABILITATED LANDSCAPE. A re-landscaping project that meets the applicability requirements of Chapter 83.10, Landscaping Standards.
(w) RELATED LAND USE. A land use that is supportive of the predominant land use of an area. For example, a neighborhood commercial center is a supportive use in the residential land use category.
(x) RELIGIOUS ASSEMBLY FACILITY. See MEETING FACILITY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE and PLACES OF WORSHIP.
(y) REMAINDER PARCEL. See PARCEL, REMAINDER.
(z) REMOTE UNIT. See WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES.
(aa) REPAIR SERVICES (NON-AUTOMOTIVE). (See Land Use Tables.) Establishments engaged in the provision of repair services to individuals, households and firms.
(bb) RESERVE PARCEL. See PARCEL, RESERVE.
(cc) RESERVOIR. A naturally occurring or artificially created body of water (impounded above or below surface level) with a designated holding capacity of at least one acre-foot of water. Does not include POND. See also LAKE.
(dd) RESIDENTIAL ACCESSORY USE OR STRUCTURE. (See Land Use Tables.) See ACCESSORY STRUCTURE.
(ee) RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY.
(1) LICENSED (SEVEN OR MORE PERSONS). A place, site or building, or groups of places, sites or buildings, licensed by the State, in which seven or more individuals with a disability reside who are not living together as a single housekeeping unit (see SINGLE HOUSEKEEPING UNIT ) and in which every person residing in the facility (excluding the licensee, members of the licensee’s family, or persons employed as facility staff) is an individual with a disability. Does not include GROUP RESIDENTIAL .
(2) UNLICENSED (SEVEN OR MORE PERSONS). A place, site or building, or groups of places, sites or buildings, which is not licensed by the State, and is not required by law to be licensed by the State, in which seven or more individuals with a disability reside who are not living together as a single housekeeping unit (see SINGLE HOUSEKEEPING UNIT ) and in which every person residing in the facility (excluding persons employed as facility staff) is an individual with a disability. Does not include GROUP RESIDENTIAL .
(3) LICENSED (SIX OR FEWER PERSONS). State-licensed facilities that provide care, services, or treatment in a community residential setting for six or fewer adults, children, or adults and children and which are required by State law to be treated as a single housekeeping unit for zoning purposes. Small licensed residential care facilities shall be subject to all land use and property development regulations applicable to single housekeeping units (see SINGLE HOUSEKEEPING UNIT ). Does not include GROUP RESIDENTIAL .
(4) UNLICENSED (SIX OR FEWER PERSONS). A place, site or building, or groups of places, sites or buildings, which is not licensed by the State and is not required by law to be licensed by the State, in which six or fewer individuals with a disability reside who are not living together as a single housekeeping unit and in which every person residing in the facility (excluding persons employed as facility staff) is an individual with a disability. Does not include GROUP RESIDENTIAL .
(ff) RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT. A project containing one or more residential dwelling units, including mobile homes, or a subdivision of land for the purpose of constructing one or more residential dwelling units.
(gg) RESIDENTIAL HOTEL. See HOTEL, RESIDENTIAL.
(hh) RESIDENTIAL USE. One or more of the dwelling unit types listed in the tables Division 2 (Land Use Zoning Districts and Allowed Land Uses) under the heading of Residential.
(ii) RESIDUALS DEPOSITORY. See HAZARDOUS WASTE.
(jj) RESPONSIBLE PERSON. Any person who creates a condition that may lead to accelerated erosion. If a specific person cannot be identified, the owner of the land where the condition exists shall be considered the responsible person.
(kk) RESTAURANT, CAFÉ, COFFEE SHOP. (See Land Use Tables.) A retail business selling ready-to-eat food and/or beverages for on- or off-premise consumption. These include eating establishments where customers are served from a walk-up ordering counter for either on- or off-premise consumption ( COUNTER SERVICE ); and establishments where customers are served food at their tables for on-premise consumption ( TABLE SERVICE ), that may also provide food for take-out.
(ll) RETAIL, GENERAL. See GENERAL RETAIL.
(mm) RETAIL SALE. A sale of commodities or goods for personal household or farm consumption directly to the ultimate consumer. Sales are normally in small quantities and may include the rendering of services incidental to and supportive of the sale of the merchandise.
(nn) REVERSED CORNER LOT. See LOT.
(oo) REVERSE VENDING MACHINE. See RECYCLING FACILITY.
(pp) REVERSION TO ACREAGE. The process by which subdivided real property may be reverted to acreage.
(qq) REVIEW AUTHORITY. Person, body or agency authorized to render land use decisions or provide technical recommendations to the Planning Agency.
(rr) RIGHT-OF-WAY. Any strip or area of land, including surface, overhead, or underground, granted by easement, for construction and maintenance according to a designated use, such as drainage canals and ditches, electric power and telephone lines, gas, oil, water, and other pipelines, highways and roads and/or flowage or impoundment of surface waters.
(ss) RIGHT-OF-WAY, TRANSPORTATION. See TRANSPORTATION RIGHT-OF-WAY.
(tt) RIPARIAN HABITAT. A natural plant community located along, and dependent upon, a water body or water course (e.g., sides of canyon bottoms, creeks, streams, rivers, etc.)
(uu) ROAD or ROADWAY. An open way for vehicular traffic.
(vv) ROAD EASEMENT. See EASEMENT.
(ww) ROAD EASEMENT, PRIVATE. See EASEMENT.
(xx) ROAD SYSTEM. The classification of streets and highways by their diverse functions and design. The following is the commonly used hierarchy of streets and highways for planning purposes:
(1) LOCAL STREET. A roadway allowing access to abutting land, serving local traffic only.
(2) COLLECTOR. A street used by traffic to travel from local streets to secondary or major highways; usually it allows direct access to abutting properties.
(3) EMERGENCY ACCESS ROUTE. A two-lane street of high standards, designed, constructed and specifically identified as an emergency access route to serve as a collector or distributor of neighborhood traffic and as an alternative access route in an emergency situation.
(4) MOUNTAIN SECONDARY HIGHWAY. A controlled access, moderate speed, two-lane highway, designed and constructed to accommodate high volumes of intercommunity traffic.
(5) MOUNTAIN MAJOR HIGHWAY. A limited access, high speed, four-lane highway, designed and constructed to accommodate large volumes of intercommunity traffic. The mountain expressway connects intensely developed areas and points of interest. It is a four-lane highway with intersections at grade. It is striped for two lanes with shoulders in each direction. Turn lanes at intersections when necessary will require additional rights-of-way and roadway widths.
(6) SECONDARY HIGHWAY. A street serving traffic from collector streets and major highways that provides for traffic movement to and from traffic generators and attractors; the street is subject to controlled access from the properties fronting on the right-of-way; intersecting streets are subject to appropriate spacing. It is a four-lane highway with intersections at grade. It is striped for two lanes with shoulders in each direction. Turn lanes at intersections when necessary will require additional rights-of-way and roadway widths.
(7) MAJOR HIGHWAY. A street or thoroughfare that serves through traffic movement across urban areas or to major traffic generators and attractors; it is subject to controlled access from properties fronting on the right-of-way; intersecting streets are subject to appropriate spacing. It is a four-lane highway with intersections at grade. It is striped for two lanes with shoulders in each direction with turn lanes at intersections. Additional rights-of-way and roadway widths may be necessary for turn lanes.
(8) MAJOR DIVIDED HIGHWAY. A road or thoroughfare that serves through traffic movement across urban areas, subject to controlled access from properties fronting on the right-of-way; intersecting streets are subject to appropriate spacing. It is a divided four-lane road with intersection at grade. It is striped for two lanes with shoulders in each direction with a raised median and turn lanes. Additional rights-of-way and roadway widths may be necessary for turn lanes.
(9) MAJOR ARTERIAL HIGHWAY. A road or thoroughfare that serves through traffic movement across urban areas, subject to controlled access from properties fronting on the right-of-way; intersecting streets are subject to appropriate spacing. It is a six-lane highway that may have grade separations at intersections. It is striped for three lanes with shoulders in each direction with turn lanes at intersections. Additional rights-of-way and roadway widths may be necessary for turn lanes.
(10) FREEWAY. A multilane highway with full grade separation (i.e., intersections are separated by under or overpasses), median strips and fencing or landscaping strips along the sides. It basically services intercity and interstate traffic. See also FREEWAY.
(yy) ROCKFALL. Failure and rapid downhill movement of rocks as a result of gravity, which can be initiated by earthquake shaking.
(zz) ROOF SIGN. See SIGN.
(aaa) ROOT BARRIER. A plastic wall-like structure that is installed underground and designed to prevent the roots from trees from causing damage to streets, sidewalks, walkways, foundations, and other hardscapes.
(bbb) RUBBER MANUFACTURING. See MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS I AND II.
(ccc) RUMPUS ROOM. See RECREATION ROOM.
(ddd) RUNOFF. Water that is not absorbed by the soil or the landscape in which it has been applied and flows from the landscaped area onto adjacent surfaces, creating water waste.
(eee) RURAL SPORTS AND RECREATION. (See Land Use Tables.) Facilities for sports and recreational activities requiring large sites and/or remote locations, including hunting and fishing clubs, off-road vehicle parks, and shooting (rifle, pistol, and archery) ranges, ski resorts. See also RECREATIONAL USE.
(fff) RV SALES. See MOBILE HOME, BOAT OR RV SALES.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4043, passed - -2008; Am. Ord. 4057, passed - - 2008; Am. Ord. 4136, passed - -2011; Am. Ord. 4169, passed - -2012; Am. Ord. 4189, passed - -2012; Am. Ord. 4230, passed - -2014; Am. Ord. 4393, passed - -2020)