Title 17A Administration
Chapter 17A.020 Definitions
The principal room for persons gathering for religious services.
Or “repair” means those usual activities required to prevent a decline, lapse, or cessation from a lawfully established condition or to restore the character, scope, size, and design of a serviceable area, structure, or land use to a state comparable to its previously authorized and undamaged condition. This does not include any activities that change the character, scope, or size of the original structure, facility, utility, or improved area beyond the original design.
Two or more manufactured homes or mobile homes used as dwelling units on a single parcel or lot.
See SMC 17C.240.015.
A low, flat wetland area on which the vegetation consists mainly of herbaceous plants such as cattails, bulrushes, tules, sedges, skunk cabbage, or other hydrohytic plants. Shallow water usually stands on a marsh at least during part of the year.
The average flow of a river or stream (measured in cubic feet per second) from measurements taken throughout the year. If available, flow data for the previous ten years should be used in determining mean annual flow.
For purposes of the National Flood Insurance Program, the vertical datum to which Base Flood Elevations shown on a community's Flood Insurance Rate Map are referenced.
The extraction and removal of sand, gravel, minerals, or other naturally occurring material from the earth for economic use.
A street providing service for trips of moderate length, connecting the principal arterial system to local streets, generally prioritizing mobility over access, and providing intra-community circulation.
An action which avoids a negative adverse impact and is reasonable and capable of being accomplished.
The use of any or all of the following actions listed in descending order of preference:
Mitigation may include a combination of the above measures.
A factory-built dwelling built prior to June 15, 1976, to standards other than the housing and urban development code, and acceptable under applicable state codes in effect at the time of construction of introduction of the home into the state. Mobile homes have not been built since introduction of the housing and urban development Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act.
Any real property which is rented or held out for rent to others for the placement of two or more mobile homes, manufactured homes, or park models for the primary purpose of production of income, except where such real property is rented or held out for rent for seasonal recreational purpose only and is not intended for year-round occupancy.
A change, prior to recording, of an approved preliminary plat, preliminary short plat, or binding site plan that includes, but is not limited to, the addition of new lots or tracts, or a change of the boundaries or dimensions of lots or tracts.
A single-family dwelling unit (which may be in the form of a factory-built or manufactured housing permit as well as a standard building permit) constructed in a factory in accordance with International Building Code and bearing the appropriate gold insignia indicating such compliance. The term includes “pre-fabricated,” “panelized,” and “factory-built” units.
A measured and proportioned inflection in a building’s face. Articulation, modulation, and their interval create a sense of scale important to residential buildings.
Periodic evaluation of a wetlands restoration, creation, or enhancement site or habitat management plan area to determine changes at the site, such as vegetation growth, hydrologic changes, soil development, and use of the site by birds and animals.
A physical survey monument as shown in the City's standard plans.
A common wall dwelling or apartment house that consists of three or more dwelling units.
A means of spill or leak control involving a containment structure having one or more layers of material between the primary container and the environment.
A conveyance, or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, manmade channels, or storm drains):
The U.S. department of transportation Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Date Passed: Monday, October 25, 2021
Effective Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021
ORD C36117 Section 6