11.4.7. DEFINITIONS – F
Façade (7A)
   The side or face of a building.
Family
   Any number of individuals customarily living together as a single and using common .
Feather Banner (7A)
   A sign typically made of a flexible fabric attached vertically to a freestanding pole in the general shape of a feather, teardrop, or similar shape.
Federal
   Government of the United States of America.
Fill
   A deposit of placed by artificial means.
Financial Assurance
   See definition of /Financial Assurance
Finish Grade
   The final of the that conforms to the approved plan.
Fixed Balloon Sign (7A)
An airtight bag filled with helium, hot air, or other gas causing the bag to be lighter-than-air, that is anchored to any with rope, cable, or similar material.
   A.   Small Fixed Balloon (7A)
   A fixed balloon that is less than 2 feet in diameter.
Floor Area
   Same as .
Floor Area Ratio (FAR)
   A ratio expressing the amount of square feet of floor area permitted for every square foot of land area within the site. The FAR is usually expressed as a single number, i.e., FAR of six means six square feet of floor area for every square foot of site area. For calculation, see Section 6.4.6.
Food Producing Animal
   See .
Fourth Avenue Business District
   The area delineated on the map.
Fourth Avenue Business District
Fowl
   A bird that is used to produce meat or eggs, including chickens, ducks, turkeys, and similar .
Freestanding Sign (7A)
   An on-site sign or three-dimensional representation of a figure or object, not attached to any building, supported by uprights or braces or some other approved support that is capable of withstanding the stress from weight and wind load. Includes the following sign types:
   A.   Freestanding - Monument Type Sign (7A)
      A sign that has been provided with a base of some type (a pole cover or architectural embellishment) or stands alone on its own foundation.
   B.   Freestanding - Low Profile Sign (7A)
      A sign that has been provided with a prepared base or support. In order to encourage design flexibility, the maximum height of the sign may be lowered in order to decrease the required setback from the street.
   C.   Freestanding - Pole Sign (7A)
      A sign that stands alone on its own foundation and must be provided with a pole cover or architectural embellishment. The sign may be higher than the other types of freestanding signs, must be setback further from the street, and is permitted only for larger premises or developments.
Freeway (7A)
   A roadway designated as a freeway in the Major Streets and Routes Plan.
Freeway-Oriented Business
   A commercial use with direct access to the interstate or a commercial use with a driveway entrance within 100 feet of the interstate .
Freeway Sign (7A)
   A detached on-site sign directing attention to a business, commodity, service or entertainment conducted, sold or offered upon the same premises as those upon which the sign is located as provided in Section 7A.10.4 Permanent Signs - Additional Sign Type Standards- Freeway Sign Standards.
Frontage
   The length of a that abuts a .
Frontage Road
   A or road auxiliary that runs parallel to a freeway or expressway or other controlled access to allow local traffic to gain access  to property and areas.
Functional Open Space
    that is a designed element of the and has a functionally described and planned use as an active or passive recreational amenity for the direct benefit of the residents and guests of the . Examples include: landscaped areas which provide visual relief, shade, screening, buffering, and other environmental amenities; nature trails; exercise trails; active recreation areas (e.g., playgrounds, baseball fields, multiuse areas); picnic areas and facilities; recreation areas and facilities (e.g., swimming pools, tennis courts; golf courses).
Future Half Right-of-Way Area
   The same as , or as defined by Department of Transportation.
Future Right-of-Way Line
   The same as .
(Am. Ord. 11070, 5/14/2013; Am. Ord. 11328, 12/8/2015; Am. Ord. 11508, 12/5/2017; Am. Ord. 11803, 12/8/2020)