The following words and phrases, whenever used in this chapter, shall have the meanings specified in this section, unless from the content, a different meaning is clearly intended.
Apartment: A suite of rooms within a building arranged, designed or used for residential purposes for one family, and containing independent sanitary and cooking facilities. Each apartment shall be considered a dwelling unit.
Building sewer: That part of the horizontal piping of a drainage system which extends from the end of the building drain and which receives the discharge of the building drain and conveys it to a public sewer.
Building supply: The pipe carrying potable water from the water meter or other source of water supply to a building or other point of use or distribution on the lot. "Building supply" shall also mean water service.
Dwelling unit: "Dwelling unit" means a room or group of rooms within a building containing cooking facilities and occupied by one family. An apartment shall be considered a dwelling unit, but hotel and motel rooms are not considered as dwelling units under the provisions of this chapter.
Family: A family is either:
a. An individual or two or more persons related by blood, marriage or adoption, living together as a single housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit; or
b. A group of unrelated persons living together as a single housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit.
Hotel: A building or group of buildings containing rooming units and/or guestrooms, such rooming units being for residential purposes or transient purposes.
Mobile home: A movable or portable dwelling over thirty-two feet in length or over eight feet wide constructed to be towed on its own chassis and designed to be installed with or without a permanent foundation for human occupancy as a residence which may include one or more components that can be retracted for towing purposes and subsequently expanded for additional capacity, or two or more units separately towable but designed to be joined into one integral unit, as well as a portable dwelling composed of a single unit, except that it does not include recreational vehicles as defined in this section.
Mobile home development: Any lot, tract or parcel of land used or offered for use in whole or in part, with or without charge, for the parking of occupied mobile homes.
Mobile home space or trailer space: "Mobile home space" or "trailer space" means any lot or space contained in a mobile home development, but excluding spaces in a recreational vehicle park.
Motel: A building or group of buildings containing rooming units and/or guestrooms each of which maintains a separate outside entrance, such building or group of buildings being designed, intended, or used primarily for the accommodation of travelers.
Multifamily residence: A building designed and/or used for residential purposes and containing more than one apartment or dwelling unit.
Off-site constructed dwelling unit: A multi-sectional dwelling manufactured after June 15, 1976, to standards established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and subject to the requirements listed in chapter II [section 202] of the Zoning Ordinance.
Person: The term "person" shall include an individual, firm, corporation, partnership, joint venture, association, estate, trust, or any other group or combination acting as a unit, and the plural as well as the singular number.
Recreational vehicle: A vehicular type unit thirty-two feet or less in length and eight feet or less in width, primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping or travel use, which either has its own motive power or is mounted on or drawn by another vehicle.
Recreational vehicle park: Any lot, tract or parcel of land used or offered for use in whole or in part with or without charge, for the parking of occupied recreational vehicles, tents or similar devices used for the temporary living quarters for recreation camping or travel purposes.
Recreational vehicle space: Any lot or space in a recreational vehicle park.
Sewage: A combination of water-carried wastes from residences, together with such ground, surface, and storm waters as may be present.
Single-family residence: A building designed for use as a dwelling unit for one family. (Ord. No. G-2163, § 1; Ord. No. G-2536, § 1; Ord. No. G-2647, § 1)
Cross reference—Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.