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A measurement taken between the outer dimensions of a tree trunk at six inches for single-trunked specimens and 12 inches for multi-trunked specimens above level at the base of the tree. For a noncircular specimen, use the average of the shortest and longest measurements, and for a multi-trunked specimen, use the sum of the measurements of the two largest trunks.
Canopy Sign (7A)
A permanent sign on or affixed to the top or front of an attached canopy.
A woody plant, other than a palm tree, with a mature crown diameter of at least 15 feet and having a trunk that, at maturity, is kept clear of leaves and branches at least six feet above . (See Illustration.)
A that does not have walls on two or more sides and is designed for the parking of one or more motor vehicles.
A survey reference line designated for a by the Tucson Department of Transportation Engineer and generally located parallel to the edges of the improved . Centerlines for certain are depicted on /improvement plans and line maps listed in and made a part of the .
Change of Use
A that is being located on vacant land; a that replaces an existing use with a use from a different Class; or a that replaces an existing use that is from the same Group but that requires more parking spaces than required for the prior use.
Same as City of Tucson.
City Development Review Committee
City Development Review Committee ( ) means the designees of the various departments and agencies responsible for reviewing a proposed for compliance with codes and legal requirements. At a minimum, review includes departments responsible for codes regulating , and public transportation access, zoning, engineering, floodplain and drainage, fire, water, environmental services and Pima County departments responsible for wastewater and utility company regulations such as Pima County wastewater, and non- entities such as appropriate utility companies. may include such other agency or department representatives as the PDSD may determine appropriate for a particular application to insure that all pertinent codes and legal requirements are met by the proposed .
City Zoning Maps
A set of maps that is part of the that depicts all zoning boundaries delineating the zoning classifications applicable to all property within the limits.
Clearance refers to the distance between grade and the bottom edge of a sign.
A identified as a collector on the .
The use of a single or pole by more than one user for similar or nonsimilar uses.
Common Area Open Space
Land area within a , not individually owned or for public use, that is designed and intended for the or enjoyment of the residents of the . Common area may be either or .
The usage and accessibility by all residents of a , either by common ownership, covenant, easement, or other similar legal means.
Visual consistency of by mirroring prevailing dimensions, spatial relationships, and architectural and design characteristics of the neighborhood overall and the within the . The term “compatible” does not mean “repetition or copy of” or “identical to” existing within the neighborhood. Compatibility is achieved when a is designed in a manner that blends in with the character of in the .
To be in agreement with or to fit in architecturally with surrounding . Also, to not visually contradict a scene, view, or .
Compatible Use Zone-One (CUZ-1)
A specifically designated area near the ends of Tucson International runways where is susceptible to a degree of risk of aircraft accident potential, less than in the and greater than in the .
Compatible Use Zone-Two (CUZ-2)
A specifically designated area near the ends of Tucson International runways where is susceptible to a degree of risk of aircraft accident potential, less than either the or the .
Compatible Use Zone-Three (CUZ-3)
A specifically designated area near the southeastern ends of Tucson International runways where is susceptible to a degree of risk of aircraft accident potential, greater than in either the or the .
To place out of sight or to prevent recognition or disclosure of the true character of an object.
Condominium has the same meaning as “condominium” as defined in A.R.S. §33-1202(10), that is real estate, portions of which are designated for separate ownership and the remainder of which is designated for common ownership solely by the owners of the separate portions. Real estate is not a condominium unless the undivided interests in the common elements are vested in the unit owners. For the purposes of application, a condominium is the same as a multiple-, office , or commercial , except platting is required in accordance with the requirements of the .
Condominium conversion is the subdividing of land and existing as a , regardless of the present or prior use of such land or , and regardless of whether substantial have been made to such .
To be in agreement with; to comply with.
An easement delineating an area that will be kept in its natural state in perpetuity.
Same as .
A property within a Historic Preservation , Neighborhood Preservation , or National Register Historic District that contributes to the historic significance and visual character of the or , and has sufficient integrity to convey that significance and those visual character defining features in terms of location, design, setting, material, workmanship, character, or association. are or nonhistoric properties.
An area containing facilities for the storage, cooking, or preparation of food, is accessory to a , and may be located in an or unenclosed area. An example of a cooking facility is an outdoor cooking station that includes a barbeque grill and refrigerator.
Same as Pima County, Arizona.
Critical Riparian Habitat Areas
Areas as shown on the Critical and Sensitive Wildlife Habitats Map that contain:
• Major segments of habitat extending from ;
• Major segments of habitat not extending directly from a but containing a high and diversity of plant and species;
• Deciduous woodlands;
• Mesquite bosques;
• Lakes, ponds, or wetlands;
• Palo Verde-Saguaro communities; or
• Ironwood ; and
• Are found within the .
A time established for listed lighting systems to be automatically extinguished.
A depressed segment of a vertical curb for , wheelchair ramps, access, drainage, or other purposes.
A portion of land surface or area from which earth has been removed or will be removed by .
(Am. Ord. 11508, 12/5/2017)