Chapter 17.08
RULES OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEFINITIONS

Sections:

17.08.010    Rules of Construction

17.08.020    Definitions

17.08.010 Rules of Construction

Words in this title shall be interpreted as follows:

A.    Words used in the present tense include the future tense; words used in the future tense include the present tense; the singular includes the plural; the plural includes the singular;

B.    The word "may" is permissive; the words "shall" and "will" are mandatory;

C.    The word "person" includes an individual, or any other group of individuals acting as an entity;

D.    The following words can be used interchangeably: lot, site, plot, parcel or premises; uses or occupancy; dwelling or residence; building or structure;

E.    The term "city" means the city of Winslow;

F.    "Council" means the city council;

G.    "Commission" means the planning and zoning commission;

H.    "Board" means the board of adjustment. (Ord. 736 Art. III § A, 1997)

17.08.020 Definitions

As used in this title:

"Accessory" means a use, building, structure, part of a building, or part of a structure which is subordinate to, and the use of which is customarily incidental to, that of the main building, structure or use on the same lot which does not alter the character of the principal use or adversely affect other properties within the district.

"After School Program" means a program that provides adult-supervised educational tutoring and recreational activities for children K-12 after regular school hours and during the summer.

Agricultural, General. "General agriculture" means the practice of growing soil crops in the customary manner in the open on tracts of land comprising at least two contiguous commercial acres, including grazing and such customary incidental activities as the raising of farm poultry and farm animals, the storage and processing of soil crops, the production of eggs and dairy products and the slaughter and processing of poultry and animals raised on the premises for use on the premises; provided, however, that farms primarily engaged in production of special animal crops such as egg farms, chicken farms, hog ranches, fur farms, dairy farms, and cattle feeding farms shall not be considered to be practicing general agriculture.

"Amendment" means a change in the wording, context or substance of this title, or an addition or deletion or a change in the zone district boundaries or classifications of the zoning map.

"Animation" means the use of movement or some element thereof to depict action or create a special effect or scene.

"Antenna tower" or "radio antenna tower" means a freestanding or building mounted structure, including any base, tower or pole, antenna and appurtenances, intended for airway communications purposes.

"Apiaries" means a collection of hives or colonies of bees kept for their honey.

"ARS" means the Arizona Revised Statutes.

"Automobile repair garage" means a structure or part thereof, other than a private garage, where motor vehicles are repaired or painted.

"Automobile service station" means a facility for the servicing of motor vehicles, including tire repairs, battery charging and changing, storage of merchandise and supplies related to the servicing of motor vehicles, pumps and storage tanks for the sale and dispensing of gasoline into motor vehicles, sale of lubricants, automobile washing and grease racks, minor engine repair but excluding body and fender works, engine overhauling or other similar activities.

"Automobile, truck and trailer sales lot" means an open area used for the display, sales and/or rental of new or used automobiles and trailer coaches, but where no repair, repainting or remodeling is performed.

"Baby-sitting" means care provided on an occasional basis for children, usually in the child’s home. Does not require a city license or permit.

"Bed and breakfast" means a dwelling in which sleeping rooms are provided as temporary occupancy for compensation and in which at least one meal is included. Establishments with more than five sleeping rooms are not permitted in residential zones. Establishments with five or fewer rooms require a conditional use permit in the AR and R-2 zones. Bed and breakfast establishments are permitted in multifamily zones and commercial zones.

"Boarding house" means a dwelling in which three, four, or five sleeping rooms are provided for compensation which serve as the principal or temporary residence of the occupants. A common dining room may be provided for the residents.

"Building" means a permanent structure having a roof supported by columns or walls.

"Building inspector/city inspector" means the individual appointed by the city to enforce the building and zoning code.

Building, Principal. "Principal building" means a building which houses the principal use of the lot.

Building, Accessory. "Accessory building" means a detached building the use of which is customarily accessory, and incidental to the main use of the principal building or premises.

"Building height" means the vertical distance measured from the finished grade level to the highest level of the building.

"Building permit" means the permit required for the erection, construction, modification, addition to or moving of any building, structure or use in the incorporated area of the city.

"Building setback line" means the required distance between the property line and the closest point of any building or structure.

"Cabana" means the structure that is constructed as an independent building adjacent to and not supported by the mobilehome or manufactured home for the purpose of additional living or storage space to the permitted use.

"Campground" means the lot developed and/or used for occupancy by tents and/or recreational vehicles for transient dwelling purposes.

"Carport" means the permanent roofed structure with not more than two enclosed sides used or intended to be used for automobile shelter and storage.

"Cemetery" means land used or intended to be used for the burial of the dead, and dedicated for such purposes, including columbariums, crematoriums, mausoleums and mortuaries when operated in conjunction with and within the boundaries of such premises.

"Church" means the permanently located building together with its accessory buildings and uses commonly used for religious worship fully enclosed with walls (including windows and doors) and having a structurally solid roof. A church is not a "public building."

"City inspector/building inspector" means individual appointed by the city to enforce the building and zoning code.

"Clinic" means the building or part thereof in which ambulatory patients are provided diagnostic, therapeutic or preventative medical, surgical, dental or optical treatment by a group of doctors acting conjointly, but not providing for overnight residence of patients.

"Club" means the association of persons (whether or not incorporated), religious or otherwise, for social purpose, but not including groups which are organized primarily to render a service carried on as a business for profit.

"Clubhouse" means the structure and related facilities for conducting or continuing the social purposes for which the club was organized.

"Commercial" means activity or use engaged in for income or profit.

"Common property" means the parcel or parcels of land, together with the improvements thereon, the maintenance, use and enjoyment of which are shared by the owners and occupants of the development.

"Conditional use" means an activity which requires additional rules for operation beyond the development standards applied to all uses in the zone. Conditional uses require a conditional use permit which states the specific additional conditions required for the use.

"Condominium" means the individual ownership of a dwelling unit in a multi-unit structure and/or development, including an undivided interest in the common areas associated thereto. A condominium may include either a single or multi-story dwelling unit under one (1) ownership.

"Congregate care facility" means a long-term residential facility for elderly persons within which are provided living and sleeping rooms, a common dining room, laundry services, and room cleaning. Such facilities may also provide other services such as transportation for routine social and medical appointments.

"Contractor’s yard" means the operation where building materials and construction equipment are stocked while waiting to be used for various projects.

"Day care center" means the facility in which child care is regularly provided for five (5) or more children under the age of sixteen (16), not related to the provider or his/her employees for all or any part of a twenty-four (24) hour day.

Must meet all federal and state licensing requirements. This definition shall not include public or private schools operating in accordance with the laws of this state.

"Demolition permit" means a permit required to demolish a building or structure.

"Density" means the ratio of the number of dwelling units to net land area in acres as provided in the Winslow General Plan as amended on a periodic basis.

"Digital billboard" means an off-premises sign capable of displaying multiple static or dynamic images controlled by electronic communications.

"District" means the zone or area of the city which shares common uses and development standards.

"Drive-in establishment" means the enterprise, activity or use of land consisting primarily of sales or services rendered to patrons who normally receive the products or utilize the services while in motor vehicles upon the premises, including but not limited to gas service stations, drive-in laundry, dry cleaning pick-up stations and food.

"Dumpster" means a temporary container for solid waste, commonly constructed of metal with an attached plastic lid, a capacity of one and one-half (1.5) to six (6) cubic yards, and attachments for mechanical dumping of contents into the bed of a solid waste transfer vehicle.

"Dwelling" means the building or portion thereof designated for or occupied exclusively for residential purposes, including one (1) family and multiple dwellings, but not including hotels or motels.

1.    "Single-family dwelling" means a detached building containing only one dwelling unit.

2.    "Two (2) family dwelling" means a detached building containing two (2) dwelling units (duplex).

3.    "Multiple-family dwelling" means a building or buildings, containing three (3) or more dwelling units.

"Electronic message center sign" means an on-premises sign capable of displaying words, symbols, figures or images that can be electronically or mechanically changed by remote or automatic means, and whose informational content can be changed or altered on a fixed display screen composed of electrically illuminated segments, including LED (light emitting diode) signs, television screens, plasma screens, video boards, or other digital sign media.

"Flashing" means a pattern of changing light illumination where the sign illumination alternates suddenly between fully illuminated and fully nonilluminated for the purpose of drawing attention to the sign.

"Floodplain" means the areas that are included in the Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Insurance Rate Map/s and more fully regulated in this code. Location in a floodplain may be grounds for designating a site unsuitable for construction.

"Floodplain regulations" means the codes, ordinances and other regulations relating to the use of land and construction within the channel and floodplain areas, including zoning ordinance, subdivision regulations, building codes, housing codes, setback requirements, open area regulations and similar methods of control affecting the use and development of the areas.

"Floor area ratio (F.A.R.)" means the ratio of building floor area to gross lot area of a building site.

"Foster care" means the temporary placement of juvenile wards of the state with families in private residences on either a short- or long-term basis. For the purposes of this title, foster care is considered a residential use and is permitted in any residential zone or in residential facilities in the Route 66 overlay.

"General plan" means the plan developed and adopted by the planning and zoning commission and city council as a guide for future growth and development within the city.

"Grade" means the highest elevation of the finished ground surface adjacent to the exterior walls of a building or base of a structure, except that in the case of fences or freestanding walls, the grade shall be the finished ground surface along the base of the fence or wall and nearest the point of measurement.

"Grandfathered" means a legal, conforming use that becomes prohibited with a change in the applicable regulations. The existing use remains legal on that site or is said to be "grandfathered in" (see "nonconforming use").

"Gross floor area" means the area contained inside the building or structure as measured along the exterior walls of the building or structure.

"Group home" means a long-term residential care service functioning as a single housekeeping unit providing meals, supervision and other support services for six (6) to ten (10) elderly, physically, emotionally and/or mentally disabled individuals not related to the owner/manager of the group home. Typical uses include adult care homes, homes for the developmentally disabled, group foster homes and homes for the chronically mentally ill. A group home does not include nursing homes, shelter facilities or community correctional facilities.

"Hospital" means a building, or portion thereof, or group of buildings, in which sick or injured persons are given medical or surgical treatment, examination or care, including overnight residence, together with related facilities, e.g., laboratories, training facilities, staff residences, outpatient departments, and similar facilities which are an integral part of the principal use, e.g., alcoholic sanitariums, institutions for the care of chronic drug addicts, and residential treatment facilities for mental patients.

"Hotel" means a building other than a boarding house as defined herein, in which there are five (5) or more rooms where lodging with or without meals is provided for compensation, usually on a transient basis.

"Household pet" means dogs, cats and similar household pets, exclusive of birds, fish and other pets which at all times are kept within a fully enclosed building and which do not create odor or sound which is detectable on an adjoining lot.

"Interstate 40 (I-40) corridor" means all real property located within six hundred sixty (660) feet of the right-of-way boundary of Interstate 40.

"Junk yard" means an open area where waste, used or secondhand materials are bought and sold, exchanged, stored, baled, packed, disassembled, processed or handled, including but not limited to scrap iron and other metals, paper, rags, rubber tires and bottles.

"Kennel" means an establishment housing more than five (5) dogs, cats or other household pets and where grooming, breeding, training, raising, caring for or selling of animals is conducted as a business or pleasure and whether or not for profit.

Laundry, Self Help. "Self help laundry" means a building in which domestic type washing machines and/or dryers are provided on a rental basis for use by individuals doing their laundry.

"Livestock" means domesticated farm animals such as horses, cattle, sheep, goats or fowl.

"Lodge" means an order or society of persons organized for some common nonprofit purpose, but not including groups organized primarily to render a service which is customarily carried on as a business.

"Lot" means a parcel of land with a separate and distinct number or other designation shown on a plat recorded in the office of the county recorder of Navajo County, or Coconino County.

"Lot area" means the total area of a lot within the lot lines as measured on a horizontal plane.

"Lot coverage" means a part or percentage of a lot occupied by principal and/or accessory buildings.

"Lot depth" means a horizontal distance between the front and rear lot lines, measured along the median between the side lot lines.

Lot Line, Front. "Front lot line" means a line separating the lot from the street, and in the case of a corner lot, a line separating the narrowest street frontage of the lot from the street.

Lot Line, Interior. "Interior lot line" means a lot line separating two (2) adjacent lots.

Lot Line, Rear. "Rear lot line" means a lot line which is opposite and most distant from the front lot line and in case of an irregular shaped lot, a line within the lot parallel to and at a maximum distance from the front lot line, having a length of not less than ten (10) feet.

Lot Line, Side. "Side lot line" means a lot boundary line, not a front lot line or a rear lot line.

"Lot width" means a width of a lot as measured at the minimum required front setback line.

"Manufactured home" means a prefabricated or factory-built dwelling intended and designed to be attached to the footing at a site. Manufactured homes are built according to the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Standards and installed according to guidelines issued by the Arizona Department of Manufactured Homes and carry a red label.

"Meaningful open space" means a space which can be enjoyed by people.

"Medical marijuana" means all parts of the genus cannabis, whether growing or not, and the seed of such plants that may be administered to treat or alleviate a qualifying patient’s debilitating medical condition or symptoms associated with the patient’s debilitating medical condition.

"Medical marijuana cardholder" means a qualifying patient, a designated caregiver, or nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary agent who has been issued and possesses a valid registry identification card.

"Medical marijuana cultivation" means the process by which a person grows a marijuana plant. A medical marijuana cultivation facility shall mean a building, structure or premises used for the cultivation or storage of medical marijuana that is physically separate from a medical marijuana dispensary.

"Medical marijuana designated caregiver" means a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age, has agreed to assist with a patient’s medical use of marijuana, has not been convicted of an excluded felony offense pursuant to A.R.S. § 36-2801(7), and who assists no more than five (5) qualifying patients with the use of medical marijuana.

"Medical marijuana enclosed, locked facility" means a closet, room, greenhouse, or other enclosed area within a site-built or modular building that is attached to a permanent foundation and that is equipped with locks or other security devices which permit access only by a cardholder.

"Medical marijuana infusion (or manufacturing) facility" means a facility that incorporates medical marijuana (cannabis) by the means of cooking, blending, or incorporation into consumable/edible goods.

"Medical marijuana qualifying patient" means a person who has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition as defined in A.R.S. § 36-2801(13).

"Mobilehome" or "mobile housing" means a movable or portable dwelling built prior to June 15, 1976, over forty (40) feet in length or over eight (8) feet wide, constructed to be towed on its own chassis and designed so as to be installed with or without a permanent foundation for human occupancy as a residence which may include one (1) or more components that can be retracted for towing purposes and subsequently expanded for additional capacity, or two (2) or more units separately towable but designed to be joined into one (1) integral unit, as well as a portable dwelling composed of a single unit.

"Mobilehome or manufactured home park" means a lot, parcel or tract of land having as its principal use the rental of space for occupancy by two (2) or more mobile or manufactured homes, including any accessory buildings, structures or uses customarily incidental thereto and comprising two and one-half (2.5) or more acres.

"Modular home" means a prefabricated or factory-built dwelling constructed to meet all the requirements of the UBC and set on a permanent foundation designed to factory specifications and approved for a specific site. Modular homes carry a blue label.

"Motel" means a building or group of buildings containing more than five (5) guest rooms or apartments, each of which maintains a separate outside entrance, used primarily for the accommodation of automobile travelers, and providing automobile parking space on the premises.

"Net lot area" means the area of the lot, not including any area in a public right-of-way.

"Noncommercial" means a use or activity engaged in for pleasure that does not generate profit or income and is clearly ancillary to the primary use on the property.

"Nonconforming building" means a building or portion thereof designed or constructed according to the zoning code in existence when permits were issued, but which does not conform to this or subsequent zoning ordinances or amendments.

"Nonconforming use" means a use of a building or land existing at the time of the adoption of the ordinance codified in this title which does not conform to the regulations for the zone in which it is located, as set forth in this title.

"Nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary" means a nonprofit entity defined in A.R.S. § 36-2801(11), that acquires, possesses, cultivates, infuses (or manufactures), sells, distributes, transports, gives, dispenses, or otherwise provides medical marijuana to qualifying patients.

"Nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary agent" means a principal officer, board member, employee or volunteer of a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age and has not been convicted of an excluded felony offense pursuant to A.R.S. § 36-2801(7).

Nurseries, Plant. "Plant nurseries" means a commercial operation for the growth and/or sale of plants.

"Nursery school" means an institution for the care of children, licensed by the state.

"Nursing home" means a structure operated as a lodging house in which nursing, dietary and other personal services are rendered to convalescents, not including persons suffering from contagious diseases, and in which surgery is not performed and primary treatment, such as customarily is given in hospitals and sanitariums, is not provided.

"Office" means a room or rooms and accessory facilities for the managing or conducting of a business.

"Off-street loading facility" means a site or portion of a site provided for the temporary parking of a commercial vehicle while loading or unloading merchandise or materials, situated on the same lot with a building and entirely outside the right-of-way of any public street or alley, including loading berth, aisles, access drives and landscaped areas.

"Off-street parking facility" means a site or a portion of a site devoted to the off-street parking of motor vehicles including parking spaces, aisles, access drives and landscaped areas.

"Outdoor advertising" means a sign of any type or character and of any material, placed for outdoor advertising purposes on the ground or on any structure or thing.

The term "placed," as used herein, shall include erecting, constructing, posting, painting, printing, tacking, nailing, gluing, sticking, carving or otherwise fastening, affixing or making visible in any manner.

"Park" means a public or private parcel of land developed and used for passive or active recreation.

Parking Area, Public. "Public parking area" means an open area other than a street or alley used for the temporary parking of more than four (4) automobiles and available for public use whether free, for compensation or as an accommodation for clients or customers.

"Parking space" means a fully accessible space adequate for the temporary parking of vehicles, situated entirely outside the right-of-way of any public street or alley.

"Public building" means a facility for conducting public business and includes all federal, state, county and city offices and buildings.

"Public utility" means any person, firm, corporation, municipality or municipal board duly authorized under state or municipal regulations, to furnish to the public electricity, gas, steam, communications, water, drainage, flood control, irrigation, garbage or trash disposal, or sewage disposal.

"Recreational vehicle" means a motorized off-highway vehicle having two (2), three (3), four (4), six (6), or eight (8) wheels, inclusive of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and tracked vehicles not intended for daily commuting and/or commercial use, and also means a vehicle designed for 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" means facilities for the temporary storage, use, parking and maneuvering of recreational vehicles (motorhomes, travel trailers, campers, etc.) with roads and sites, including sanitary and water facilities.

"Repair garage" means an establishment where complete automotive services and repairs are performed. Services may include those normal activities of a gas service station, general repair, engine rebuilding, rebuilding or reconditioning of motor vehicles; collision services such as body, frame or fender straightening and repair; general painting and under-coating of automobiles; high-speed washing; auto, boat or trailer rental; and general sales of auto parts or accessories.

"Restaurant" means an establishment which serves food or beverages.

Resthome. See "Nursing home."

"Retail store" means a commercial business for selling goods, services, wares or merchandise directly to the customer.

"Right-of-way" includes any public or private right-of-way and includes any area required for public use pursuant to any general official plan.

"Roadside stands" means temporary shelter with no more than three (3) walls and a roof used to sell vegetables and/or produce grown on site.

"Rooming house" means a building with not more than five (5) guest rooms where, for compensation, and by prearrangement for definite periods of time, lodging is provided.

"Rummage sale" means a residential use in which donated personal property of one (1) or more individuals or organizations is offered for sale by a church, civic, fraternal, or other charitable or nonprofit association.

"Safe haven" means a service center where a variety of youth and/or adult services are coordinated in a highly visible, accessible facility that is secure against crime and illegal drug activity. It may provide services and supportive programs that are educational, cultural, recreational, health and justice-related, and accessible to a wide range of individuals from the targeted neighborhood.

School, Public or Private. "Public or private school" means a building, or group of buildings, used for purposes of primary or secondary education, meeting all requirements of the compulsory education laws of the state of Arizona.

School, Trade. "Trade school" means a school offering instruction in the technical, commercial or trade skills, such as real estate schools, business colleges, electronic schools, automotive and aircraft technician schools and similar commercial establishments.

"Screen wall" means a masonry wall so constructed as to obscure the view of enclosed activities or uses from outside the wall.

"Setback" means the minimum horizontal distance between a lot line and nearest point of a building, structure, or use, as the context indicates, located on a lot.

Service Station, Automotive. "Automotive service station" means establishment where fuel for vehicles is sold. May include maintenance and services, and tire sales, but does not include overhaul and/or replacement of major vehicle components.

"Sexually Oriented Businesses" means:

Adult Arcade or Cinema. An enclosed building or open-air theatre for presenting for viewing by customers or commercial patrons pictorial materials or other visual images by way of direct or indirect projections, or through coin or slug operated or electrically, electronically, or mechanically controlled still or motion picture, videotape machines, or other image-producing devices maintained to show images or material, a predominance of which is principally distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on the depiction of "specified sexual activities" or "specified anatomical areas" in return for the payment of any form of consideration or gratuity, irrespective of the number of patrons who may be able to view the presentation at any one time.

Adult Bookstore. A commercial establishment having for rent, for sale, or for viewing by patrons on its premises, books, magazines, and other periodicals or printed matter principally characterized by their emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or relating to "specified sexual activities" or "specified anatomical areas."

Adult Cabaret. A nightclub, theater, or other establishment or enterprise which offers live performances by topless and/or bottomless dancers, male or female strippers, or other similar exotic dancers or entertainers, where such performances are predominantly distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on "specified sexual activities" or features a less than complete and opaque covering of "specified anatomical areas" and are offered for the entertainment of patrons in exchange for the payment of any form of consideration or gratuity.

Adult Hotel or Motel. A hotel or motel which provides the presentation of material for viewing by patrons in exchange for any form of consideration or gratuity, which is predominantly distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or relating to "specified sexual activities" or "specified anatomical areas" and which rents its facilities on an hourly or less than daily basis.

Adult Video Store. A commercial establishment having for rent, sale, or for viewing by patrons on its premise, films, motion pictures, video cassettes, compact discs, digital versatile discs/digital video discs, or other image-producing devices principally characterized by their emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or relating to "specified sexual activities" or "specified anatomical areas."

Specified Anatomical Areas. For the purposes of this title the same being hereby amended to include the definitions set forth herein, "specified anatomical areas" shall include the following:

a.    Less than completely and opaquely covered (1) human genitalia, pubic region; and (2) female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola; and

b.    Human male genitals in a discernibly turgid state, even if completely and opaquely covered.

Specified Sexual Activities. For the purpose of this title, the definitions set forth herein, "specified sexual activities" shall include the following:

a.    Actual or simulated sexual intercourse, oral copulation, anal intercourse, oral anal copulation, bestiality, direct physical stimulation of unclothed genitalia, flagellation or torture in the context of a sexual relationship, or the use of excretory functions in the context of a sexual relationship, and any of the following depicted sexually oriented acts of conduct: analingus; buggery; coprophagy; coprophilia; cunnilingus; fellation; necrophilia; pederasty; pedophilia; piquerism; sapphism; zooerasty; or

b.    Clearly depicted human genitalia in a state of sexual stimulation, arousal, or tumescence; or

c.    Acts involving or the use of human or animal masturbation, sodomy, oral copulation, sexual intercourse, ejaculation; or

d.    Fondling or touching of human genitalia, pubic region, buttocks, or female breasts; or

e.    Masochism, erotic or sexually oriented torture, beating, or infliction of pain; or

f.    Erotic or lewd touching, fondling, or other contact with an animal by a human being; or

g.    Human excretion, urination, menstruation, or vaginal or anal irrigation.

Note: Words not defined in this section shall be defined as found in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary.

"Shelter care" means a short-term residential care facility which provides temporary lodging, meals and counseling to individuals and groups such as the homeless, pregnant teenagers, victims of domestic violence, neglected children, and runaways. Short-term residential care is typically less than thirty (30) days.

"Shopping center" means a cluster or grouping of stores organized in a balanced arrangement for retail trade with adequate provisions for on-site parking.

Sign. See "Outdoor advertising."

"Storage container" means a metal shipping container originally or specifically used for or designed to store goods or merchandise during shipping or hauling by a vehicle or by rail. Excludes semi-tractor trailers, railroad cars, or other modified vehicles or containers.

"Street" means a public thoroughfare or right-of-way dedicated, deeded or condemned for use as such, other than an alley, which affords the principal of access to abutting property, including avenue, place, way, drive, lane, boulevard, highway, road and any other thoroughfare.

"Street line" means a right-of-way line of a street which abuts a lot line.

"Structure" means any constructed or erected material or combination of materials the use of which requires location on the ground or attachment to something located on the ground, including buildings, mobilehomes or manufactured homes, stadiums, radio towers, sheds, storage bins, fences and signs.

"Swap meet" means a commercial use in which property of two (2) or more individuals offered for sale to the public.

"Swimming pool" means a constructed pool, used for swimming, bathing or wading, whether above or below the ground surface and regardless of depth or water surface area.

"Toter" means a temporary container for solid waste, commonly constructed of plastic with an attached plastic lid, a capacity of eighty (80) to three hundred fifty (350) gallons, and attached wheels for portability except for toters of three hundred fifty (350) gallons capacity.

Trailer, Utility. "Utility trailer" means a vehicle without motive power, designed and constructed to travel on the public thoroughfares in accordance with the provisions of the State Vehicle Code, and to be used only for carrying property.

"Travel trailer" means a vehicle without motive power, portable structure with wheels built on a chassis, designed as a temporary dwelling for travel recreation and vacation purposes, having a body width not exceeding eight (8) feet and its body length does not exceed forty (40) feet.

"UBC" means the Uniform Building Code.

"Use" means the purpose for which a site or structure is arranged, designed, intended, constructed, moved, erected, altered or enlarged or for which either a site or structure is or may be occupied and maintained.

"Variance" means a modification of the development standards of the zoning ordinance granted by the board of adjustment upon a finding that strict enforcement of the ordinance would cause undue hardship owning to circumstances unique to the individual property for which the variance is granted.

"Watercourse" means a lake, river, creek, stream, wash, arroyo, channel or other body of water having bands and beds through which waters flow at least periodically.

The term may include specifically designated areas in which substantial flood damage may occur.

"Watercraft" means any waterborne vehicle including motorized, human-propelled, and wind-powered boats and hydrofoils; jet skis; sail boards; hovercraft, and/or ground effect-supported craft; and submersible vehicles.

Wrecking Yard. See "Junk yard."

"Yard" means a required space unobstructed from the ground upward and measured as the minimum horizontal distance from a building or structure to the property line.

1.    Front: a yard abutting on a public street and extending across the full width of the lot, the depth of which is the minimum horizontal distance between the front lot line and the front line of the main building.

2.    Rear: a yard extending across the full width of the lot between the main building and the rear lot line; the depth of the rear yard shall be the minimum horizontal distance from the nearest part of the rear lot line to the main building.

3.    Side: a yard between the main building and the side lot line; the width of the side yard shall be the minimum horizontal distance from the nearest part of the side lot line to the main building.

4.    Interior side yard: a yard between the main building and the adjacent property on the same street and block.

5.    Exterior side yard: a yard between the main building and a public right-of-way.

"Yard sale/garage sale" means a sale of personal property, commonly household goods, such sale lasting no longer than forty-eight (48) hours at a time and held no more frequently than four (4) times in any twelve (12) month period. Yard sales may be held in residential zones with the appropriate permit; however, commercial sales shall not be conducted in residential zones.

"Zone" means any area shown on the zoning map of the city for which there are uniform regulations governing the use of buildings and land and the height and area of buildings.

"Zoning administrator/zoning enforcement officer" means the official designated by the city manager to administer and enforce the ordinances contained in the zoning code.

"Zoning map" means the map entitled the zoning map of the city of Winslow, Arizona and maintained in the office of the City Planner. (Ord. 1175 (part), 2012; Ord. 1148 (part), 2011; Ord. 1129 (part), 2010; Ord. 1080, 2008; Ord. 920; Ord. 911, 2003; Ord. 900, 2002; Ord. 877; Ord. 736 Art. III § B, 1997)

(Manual, Amended, 06/18/2004; Manual, Amended, 07/22/2003; Manual, Amended, 04/15/2003; Manual, Amended, 12/12/2002; Manual, Amended, 04/18/2002)