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For the purpose of this chapter, certain terms or words used herein shall be interpreted as follows or as indicated by United States Postal Regulations and the National Emergency Number Association definitions. Except as defined herein, all words and terms used in this chapter shall have their customary dictionary definition.
AVENUE (AVE.). A road that serves as a major traffic artery.
BOULEVARD (BLVD.). An unusually wide street typically in residential areas, often with central, dividing median.
CIRCLE (CIR.). A road that begins and then returns to itself.
COURT (CT.). A dead end street often ending as a cul-de-sac.
DRIVE (DR.). A curving secondary road.
E-911. An abbreviation for “Enhanced 911", which is an emergency telephone system that includes sophisticated network switching and database information components capable of providing information to emergency service dispatchers such as automatic name and telephone number identification.
E-911 DATABASE SUPERVISOR. The Warren County GIS Technician responsible for the daily maintenance of addressing and road name changes. This includes close coordination with the telephone company to ensure listings in the telephone database and the county's database are the same.
HIGHWAY (HWY.). A designated state or federal highway.
INTERSTATE (I-85). A thoroughfare of the highest order and federally designated as an interstate.
LANE (LN.). A short road that branches off of another road and ends or connects to another secondary road.
LOOP (LP.). A short road that starts and ends on the same street or road.
ORDINANCE ADMINISTRATOR. The Warren County Planning and Zoning Administrator or such other county official as may be designated by the County Commissioners to administer this chapter.
PARKWAY (PKWY.). A special scenic route or park drive.
PLACE (PL.). A cul-de-sac or permanent dead end road.
PRIVATE ROAD. Any road which is not maintained by a governmental entity or agency through the use of public funds.
PUBLIC ROAD. Any road which is maintained by a governmental entity or agency through the use of public funds.
RADIO COMMUNICATION SERVICES. Includes any radio communications, transmissions, dispatching or future Enhanced 911 communications that may involve police, emergency, fire, or rescue operations, but are not limited to these aforesaid operations.
ROAD (RD.). A well-traveled secondary road often connecting with a U.S. or state primary highway.
STREET (ST.). A major road that runs generally in a north/south direction.
STREET ADDRESS. A unique identifier for each addressable structure within the county. The minimum adequate street address shall be defined as the assigned structure number and the officially adopted road name. Where required by this chapter, the street address shall also include the assigned unit designator.
STRUCTURE. Any building, whether residential, commercial, industrial, or institutional in nature and use (including mobile homes and mobile home hook-ups); or any public telephone, bridge, overpass, railroad crossing, communications tower, or other significant landmark.
STRUCTURE NUMBER. The numerical portion of the street address, as assigned by the Ordinance Administrator or his or her designee, in accordance with the Official Road Name and Structure Numbering Map of Warren County.
THOROUGHFARE. A general all-inclusive term for: roads (public or private), road, street, drive, cart way, easement, right-of-way, or any other word or words that means a way of access.
TRAIL (TRL). A local road that serves as a connector for larger roads.
UNIT DESIGNATOR. The portion of the street address used to distinguish individual units within the same structure.
WAY. A minor private road that begins and ends on the same road.
(Ord. passed 11-6-2000; Ord. passed 1-5-2004; Ord. passed 3-11-2019; Ord. passed 6-7-2021)