Chapter 30.91T
"T" DEFINITIONS

Sections:

30.91T.005    Targeted stormwater site plan.

30.91T.010    Tavern.

30.91T.015    Television/radio stations.

30.91T.017    Temporary dwelling during construction.

30.91T.018    Temporary dwelling for relative.

30.91T.020    Temporary growing structure.

30.91T.025    Temporary logging crew quarters.

30.91T.030    Temporary membrane structure.

30.91T.040    Temporary residential sales coach.

30.91T.050    Terrace.

30.91T.052    Thalweg.

30.91T.054    Threatened and Endangered Species.

30.91T.054B    Threshold discharge area.

30.91T.054.1    Tidal waters.

30.91T.054.1B    Tidelands.

30.91T.054.2    Timber.

30.91T.055    Total floor area.

30.91T.060    "Dwelling, Townhouse"

30.91T.063    Transfer of development rights or TDR.

30.91T.065    TDR pilot program.

30.91T.067    Repealed.

30.91T.068    Tram.

30.91T.070    Transit center.

30.91T.072    Transit oriented.

30.91T.080    Transitional area.

30.91T.090    Transportation element.

30.91T.100    Transportation needs report.

30.91T.110    Transportation service area.

30.91T.120    Repealed.

30.91T.125    Tri-vision billboard.

30.91T.130    Turnaround.

30.91T.140    Repealed.

30.91T.005 Targeted stormwater site plan.

"Targeted stormwater site plan" means a comprehensive report containing all of the technical information and analysis necessary for the evaluation of a proposed new development or redevelopment project’s compliance with the county’s stormwater regulations and which includes drainage reports, plans, designs and when applicable, calculations, prepared by the applicant to comply with minimum requirements 1 through 5 described in chapter 30.63A SCC and the Drainage Manual. The targeted plan may address compliance with minimum requirements 6 through 8 based on the results of the hydrologic analysis required under minimum requirement 1 and the scope of the proposed project, or for phased submittal of a full stormwater drainage plan subject to a public hearing and a Type 2 hearing examiner decision.

(Added Ord. 10-026, June 9, 2010, Eff date Sept. 30, 2010; Amended by Ord. 15-103, Jan. 11, 2016, Eff date Jan. 22, 2016)

30.91T.010 Tavern.

"Tavern" means an establishment where alcoholic beverages of any kind are dispensed or sold for consumption on the premises. This term shall include beer parlors, bars, cabarets, and other similar places.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.015 Television/radio stations.

"Television/radio stations" means establishments that are engaged in operating broadcast studios and facilities for over-the-air, satellite, or cable in the delivery of radio and television programs. This establishment may contain one or more broadcasting studios for over-the-air, cable, or satellite delivery of radio or television programs, or studios for the audio or video recording or filming of musical performances, radio or television programs.

(Added by Amended Ord. 15-057, Sept. 2, 2015, Eff date Sept. 18, 2015)

30.91T.017 Temporary dwelling during construction.

"Temporary dwelling during construction" means housing for employees for isolated industrial, mining, highway, or utilities construction projects where those employees occupy the housing on a seasonal basis for a period of 180 days or less in any 12-month period.

(Added by Amended Ord. 15-057, Sept. 2, 2015, Eff date Sept. 18, 2015)

30.91T.018 Temporary dwelling for relative.

"Temporary dwelling for relative" means a manufactured home/mobile home accessory to an existing residence that provides a temporary living area, up to one calendar year, for a relative when continuous care and assistance necessitated by advanced age or infirmity is required. "Relative," for this definition, means a person related by blood or marriage. Motor homes, busses, automobile chassis, tents, or portable buildings shall not be considered temporary dwellings.

(Added by Amended Ord. 15-057, Sept. 2, 2015, Eff date Sept. 18, 2015)

30.91T.020 Temporary growing structure.

"Temporary growing structure" means a structure that has the sides and roof covered with polyethylene, polyvinyl, or similar flexible synthetic material and is used to provide plants with either frost protection or increased heat retention.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.025 Temporary logging crew quarters.

"Temporary logging crew quarters" means a place, area, or piece of land, where sleeping places or housing sites are provided for temporary, seasonal occupancy by a silviculture related employer for the employer’s silviculture related employees or by another person who is providing accommodations for silviculture related employees.

(Added by Amended Ord. 15-057, Sept. 2, 2015, Eff date Sept. 18, 2015)

30.91T.030 Temporary membrane structure.

"Temporary membrane structure" means an air-inflated, air-supported, cable, or frame-covered structure as defined by the Building Code and erected for less than 180 days and shall include structures that have the sides or roof covered with polyethylene, polyvinyl or similar flexible synthetic material. Temporary membrane structures shall not include structures defined as a tent, canopy, or awning.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.040 Temporary residential sales coach.

"Temporary residential sales coach" means a commercial coach constructed in accordance with the requirements prescribed under chapter 296-150B WAC for the purpose of providing a sales office for on-site marketing of residential lots and/or homes.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.050 Terrace.

"Terrace" means a relatively level step constructed in the face of a graded slope surface for drainage and maintenance purposes.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.052 Thalweg.

"Thalweg" means the deepest point of a streambed.

(Added Amended Ord. 06-061, Aug. 1, 2007, Eff date Oct. 1, 2007)

30.91T.054 Threatened and Endangered Species.

"Threatened and Endangered Species" means state and federally listed species. State species are listed under chapter 232-12 WAC. Federal species are listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

(Added Amended Ord. 06-061, Aug. 1, 2007, Eff date Oct. 1, 2007)

30.91T.054B Threshold discharge area.

"Threshold discharge area" means an on-site area draining to a single natural discharge location or multiple natural discharge locations that combine within one-quarter mile downstream as determined by the shortest flow path. The examples in Figure 30.91T.054B illustrate this definition.

(Added by Amended Ord. 10-026, June 9, 2010, Eff date Sept. 30, 2010)

30.91T.054.1 Tidal waters.

"Tidal waters" means marine and estuarine waters bounded by the ordinary high mark. Where a stream enters the tidal waters, the tidal water is bounded by the extension of the elevation of the marine ordinary high water mark within the stream.

This definition applies only to "Shoreline" regulations in chapters 30.44 and 30.67 SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 12-025, June 6, 2012, Eff date July 27, 2012)

30.91T.054.1B Tidelands.

"Tidelands" means the land on the shore of marine water bodies between the line of ordinary high tide and the line of extreme low tide.

This definition applies only to "Shoreline" regulations in chapters 30.44 and 30.67 SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 12-025, June 6, 2012, Eff date July 27, 2012)

30.91T.054.2 Timber.

"Timber" means trees, standing or down, of a commercial species, including Christmas trees. Timber does not include Christmas trees that are cultivated by agricultural methods, as that term is defined in RCW 84.33.035.

(Added Amended Ord. 10-026, June 9, 2010, Eff date Sept. 30, 2010)

30.91T.055 Total floor area.

"Total floor area" means the area included within the surrounding exterior walls, but excluding any space where the floor to ceiling height is less than six fee.

(Added Amended Ord. 05-087, December 21, 2005, Eff date Feb. 1, 2006)

30.91T.060 "Dwelling, Townhouse"

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Renumbered to 30.91D.525 - Amended Ord. 08-101, Jan. 21, 2009, Eff April 21, 2009)

30.91T.063 Transfer of development rights or TDR.

"Transfer of development rights" or "TDR" means, in general, the process established by chapter 30.35A SCC for transferring certified development rights from a sending site to a receiving site. "TDR" is sometimes used as an adjective to denote relation to the TDR program, as in "TDR certificates," "TDR program," "TDR receiving area," and "TDR sending area."

(Added Amended Ord. 04-123, Dec. 15, 2004, Eff date March 15, 2005; Amended by Amended Ord. 13-064, Sept. 4, 2013, Eff date Oct. 19, 2013)

30.91T.065 TDR pilot program.

"TDR pilot program" refers to a program developed by the county pursuant to Motion 02-473 for the purpose of acquiring development rights from farmland in the Stillaguamish River Valley through implementation of a TDR program. The program was terminated by operation of law and such termination was reflected by the adoption of amendments to Title 30 SCC by Amended Ordinance No. 17-050.

(Added Amended Ord. 04-123, Dec. 15, 2004, Eff date March 15, 2005; Amended by Amended Ord. 13-064, Sept. 4, 2013, Eff date Oct. 19, 2013; Amended by Amended Ord. 17-050, Sept. 27, 2017, Eff date Oct. 14, 2017)

30.91T.067 TDR pilot program sending area(s) or TDR pilot program sending site(s).

(Added Amended Ord. 04-123, Dec. 15, 2004, Eff date March 15, 2005; Amended by Amended Ord. 13-064, Sept. 4, 2013, Eff date Oct. 19, 2013; Repealed by Amended Ord. 17-050, Sept. 27, 2017, Eff date Oct. 14, 2017)

30.91T.068 Tram.

"Tram" means a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers on rails or suspended from cables supported by a series of towers.

This definition applies only to "Shoreline" regulations in chapters 30.44 and 30.67 SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 12-025, June 6, 2012, Eff date July 27, 2102)

30.91T.070 Transit center.

"Transit center" means a dedicated transit facility located outside of the public right-of-way where several transit routes converge. A transit center is designed to accommodate several buses at once to permit users easy transfer between transit routes.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Amended by Amended Ord. 13-007, Sep. 11, 2013, Eff date Oct. 3, 2013)

30.91T.072 Transit oriented.

"Transit oriented" means an emphasis primarily on access to transportation, and often incorporating features that encourage pedestrian activity and transit ridership.

(Added by Amended Ord. 13-007, Sep. 11, 2013, Eff date Oct. 3, 2013)

30.91T.080 Transitional area.

"Transitional area" is the area of land under an imaginary transitional surface of an airport, as described in 14 CFR Part 77.19(e).

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Amended by Amended Ord. 15-025, May 6, 2015, Eff date May 24, 2015).

30.91T.090 Transportation element.

"Transportation element" means the element of the comprehensive plan pertaining to transportation and consisting of goals and policies, an inventory of facilities and services, adopted level of service standards, an analysis of deficiencies and needs, system improvements and management strategies and a multi-year financial plan, adopted pursuant to chapter 36.70A RCW.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.100 Transportation needs report.

"Transportation needs report" means the latest publication of the 1990 Road Needs Report or subsequent updates titled the Transportation Needs Report, as published by the department of public works.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.110 Transportation service area.

"Transportation service area" means a geographic area of the county, as defined in the transportation needs report, identified for the purpose of evaluating the transportation impacts of development, determining proportionate shares of needed transportation improvements and allocating revenue to transportation improvement projects.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.120 Tree.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Repealed by Amended Ord. 15-025, May 6, 2015, Eff date May 24, 2015).

30.91T.125 Tri-vision billboard.

"Tri-vision billboard" means a type of billboard having a series of three-sided rotating slats arranged side by side, either horizontally or vertically, which are rotated by an electric-mechanical process, capable of displaying a total of three separate and distinct messages, one message at a time.

(Added by Ord. 13-073, Dec. 11, 2013, Eff date Dec. 26, 2013; Amended by Ord. 13-074, Dec. 11, 2013, Eff date Dec. 26, 2013)

30.91T.130 Turnaround.

"Turnaround" means a cul-de-sac having a driving surface with a minimum of 40' outside radii.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003)

30.91T.140 Turning area.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Repealed by Amended Ord. 15-025, May 6, 2015, Eff date May 24, 2015).