Chapter 18.04

18.04.010    Word construction.

18.04.020    Accessory building.

18.04.030    Accessory use.

18.04.040    Agency.

18.04.050    Alley.

18.04.055    Alteration.

18.04.057    Amusement device.

18.04.058    Antique.

18.04.059    Antique store.

18.04.060    Apartment house.

18.04.065    Arcade-fun center.

18.04.067    Balcony.

18.04.070    Basement.

18.04.075    Bed and breakfast inn.

18.04.080    Boardinghouse.

18.04.085    Bookstore.

18.04.090    Building.

18.04.100    Building coverage.

18.04.110    Building height.

18.04.115    Building site.

18.04.120    Cargo container.

18.04.121    Central business district.

18.04.122    City planner.

18.04.123    Club.

18.04.124    Collectible.

18.04.125    Collectible store.

18.04.126    Condominium.

18.04.127    Day care facilities.

18.04.128    Dancehall, ballroom, and night club.

18.04.129    Drive-through facility.

18.04.130    Driveway.

18.04.131    Dwelling.

18.04.140    Dwelling group.

18.04.150    Dwelling, one-family.

18.04.160    Dwelling, two-family.

18.04.170    Dwelling, multiple-family.

18.04.175    Emergency shelter.

18.04.177    Employee housing.

18.04.180    Family.

18.04.190    Commercial garage.

18.04.200    Garage, parking.

18.04.210    Garage, private.

18.04.212    Guest house.

18.04.215    Halfplex.

18.04.220    Helicopter port.

18.04.230    Home occupation.

18.04.240    Hotel.

18.04.250    Junkyard.

18.04.260    Kennel.

18.04.270    Kitchen.

18.04.280    Lot.

18.04.285    Lot line types.

18.04.290    Lot types.

18.04.295    Lot width.

18.04.300    Medical arts district.

18.04.301    Mini storage warehouse.

18.04.302    Manufactured home.

18.04.303    Manufactured home park.

18.04.304    Mobilehome.

18.04.305    Motel.

18.04.306    Movie theater.

18.04.307    Newspaper and magazine stand.

18.04.310    Nonconforming building or use.

18.04.340    Parking lot.

18.04.350    Parking space.

18.04.351    Pawn shop.

18.04.352    Planning commission.

18.04.353    Porch.

18.04.354    Residence.

18.04.355    Residence, second unit.

18.04.356    Residential care home.

18.04.359    Religious facility.

18.04.360    Secondhand goods.

18.04.361    Secondhand store.

18.04.365    Senior congregate care facility.

18.04.370    Service station.

18.04.375    Skilled nursing/intermediate care facility.

18.04.384    Sidewalk.

18.04.386    Sidewalk dining.

18.04.387    Single-family dwelling.

18.04.388    Single-room occupancy (SRO).

18.04.390    Commercial stable.

18.04.400    Stable, private.

18.04.410    Story.

18.04.420    Street.

18.04.440    Structure.

18.04.445    Structural alteration.

18.04.447    Supportive housing.

18.04.448    Target population.

18.04.450    Transitional housing.

18.04.470    Travel trailer.

18.04.471    Use.

18.04.472    Vocational school.

18.04.480    Yards.

18.04.490    Yard, front.

18.04.500    Yard, rear.

18.04.510    Interior side yard.

18.04.520    Street side yard.

18.04.010 Word construction.

This chapter defines the terms and phrases used in this title that are technical or specialized, or that otherwise may not reflect common usage. If any of these definitions conflict with other provisions of the municipal code, these definitions shall control for purposes of this title. Other words not defined in this chapter shall have the same meaning as provided in a standard dictionary.

Words used in the present tense include the future, words in the singular number include the plural, and words in the plural number include the singular. The word "building" includes the word "structure," and the word "shall" is mandatory and not directory. The term "city council" means the city council of the city of Marysville, and the term "planning commission" means the planning commission of the city of Marysville. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.020 Accessory building.

"Accessory building" means a detached subordinate building, the use of which is incidental to that of the main building on the same lot, or to the use of the land. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.030 Accessory use.

"Accessory use" means a use of land or building incidental or subordinate to the principal use on the same lot. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.040 Agency.

"Agency" means an office or commercial establishment in which goods, material or equipment is received for servicing, treatment or processing elsewhere. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.050 Alley.

"Alley" means a public way or lane less than twenty-five feet in width which affords a secondary means of access to abutting property. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.055 Alteration.

"Alteration" means any change, addition or modification in construction or occupancy. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.057 Amusement device.

"Amusement device" means and includes any device, machine, apparatus or other instrument operated electrically, mechanically or manually, for amusement purposes only (other than musical devices and viewing machines), for the use of which there is required to be deposited in such device a coin or token. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.058 Antique.

"Antique" means any object of fine art or household furniture or appliances which was produced more than one hundred years ago. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.059 Antique store.

"Antique store" means a store or shop that sells substantially objects of art or household furniture or appliances which are over one hundred years old. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.060 Apartment house.

"Apartment house" means any building or portion thereof which is designed and built for occupancy by three or more families. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.065 Arcade-fun center.

"Arcade-fun center" shall include, among other things, any business which has on its premises six or more amusement devices. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.067 Balcony.

"Balcony" means an elevated platform enclosed by a parapet or a railing, projecting from an exterior wall of a building. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.070 Basement.

"Basement" means a space partly or wholly underground, and having more than one-half its height, measured from its floor to its finished ceiling, below the average adjoining grade. If the finished floor level directly above a basement is more than six feet above grade at any point, the basement shall be considered a story. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.075 Bed and breakfast inn.

"Bed and breakfast inn" means a single-family residence or detached guest house to a single-family residence that provides guest rooms, without individual kitchens, for short term temporary sleeping accommodations for paying overnight guests. The business may also include meal service that is limited to overnight guests. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.080 Boardinghouse.

"Boardinghouse" means a single-family residence that provides rooms for a fixed amount of time for lodging or lodging and meals for compensation. This does not include bed and breakfast inn or a residential care facility. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.085 Bookstore.

"Bookstore" means a retail store open to the general public which sells books and related materials. This definition is not to be construed to include adult bookstores, defined in Section 18.66.020(c). (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.090 Building.

"Building" means any structure having a roof supported by columns and/or walls. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.100 Building coverage.

"Building coverage" means the land area covered by all main buildings on a lot, including all projections except eaves. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.110 Building height.

"Building height" means the vertical distance measured from the average level of the highest and lowest point of that portion of the lot covered by the building to the highest point of the roof, ridge, or parapet wall. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.115 Building site.

"Building site" means the land area of a lot which may be occupied by permitted main building or main buildings. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.120 Cargo container.

"Cargo container" means a portable steel container originally intended for the transportation of cargo by ship, truck or train. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.121 Central business district.

"Central business district" is that area of the city located between the center of Ninth Street, the south levee of the city, the center of E Street and the center of A Street. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.122 City planner.

"City planner" means that person designated by the city as having primary responsibility for administering the Marysville zoning code. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.123 Club.

"Club" means an association of persons for some common nonprofit purpose, but not including groups organized primarily to render a service which is customarily carried on as a business. "Club" includes social organizations, lodges, and fraternal organizations that use an associated building for uses other than residential purposes. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.124 Collectible.

"Collectible" means any object, art, furniture, appliance or other article of personal property which is not an antique, but which was produced more than thirty years ago and whose current market value is greater than when it was produced. Examples of items which may be considered collectibles include, but are not limited to, certain rugs, dolls, coins, gems, medals, stamps, baseball cards and jukeboxes. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.125 Collectible store.

"Collectible store" means a store or shop whose inventory is substantially comprised of "collectibles" as defined in this code. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.126 Condominium.

"Condominium" means an estate in real property consisting of an undivided interest in common in a portion of real property, together with a separate interest in space in a residential, commercial or industrial building on the real property. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.127 Day care facilities.

"Day care center" means a facility licensed by the California State Department of Social Services that provides day care to fifteen or more children for periods of less than twenty-four hours in a nonresidential building. Includes, but is not limited to, infant centers, preschools, sick-child centers and school age day care facilities.

"Day care home, large" means a residence licensed by the California State Department of Social Services where the occupant provides child day care for periods of less than twenty-four hours for nine to fourteen minor children, including children under the age of ten years who reside in the residence.

"Day care home, small" means a residence licensed by the California State Department of Social Services where the occupant provides child day care for periods of less than twenty-four hours for eight or fewer children, including children under the age of ten years who reside in the residence. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.128 Dancehall, ballroom, and night club.

"Dancehall, ballroom, and night club" means a commercial establishment providing entertainment such as dancing, live or amplified music, comedy, etc. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.129 Drive-through facility.

"Drive-through facility" means a place where vehicles line up for service at designated spots and where customers are served without leaving their vehicles (except for gasoline service stations). (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.130 Driveway.

"Driveway" means a permanently surfaced area providing direct access for vehicles between a street and a permitted off-street parking or loading area and extending to a maximum width equal to the curb cut approved by the city services director. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.131 Dwelling.

"Dwelling" means a building designed for and intended to be occupied as living quarters by a family, or by families in individual dwelling units. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.140 Dwelling group.

"Dwelling group" means two or more detached dwellings, other than commercial hotel or motel units located upon a building site, together with all open spaces as required by this title. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.150 Dwelling, one-family.

"One-family or single-family dwelling" means a building designed for and intended to be occupied as living quarters by one family. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.160 Dwelling, two-family.

"Two-family dwelling or duplex" means a building designed for and intended to be occupied as living quarters by two families, living independently of each other. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.170 Dwelling, multiple-family.

"Multiple-family dwelling" means a building designed and intended to be occupied as living quarters by three or more families living independently of each other. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.175 Emergency shelter.

"Emergency shelter" means housing with minimal supportive services for homeless persons that is limited to occupancy of six months or less by a homeless person. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.177 Employee housing.

"Employee housing" for six or fewer workers, including but not limited to farmworkers, shall be deemed to be a single-family structure with a residential land use, and shall be treated the same as a single-family dwelling of the same type in the same zone. The permitted occupancy in employee housing in a zone allowing agricultural uses shall include agricultural employees who do not work on the property where the employee housing is located, and may consist of no more than thirty-six beds in a group quarters or twelve units or spaces designed for use by a single family or household on land where agricultural uses are allowed. Such employee housing shall be considered to be an activity that in no way differs from an agricultural use. (Ord. 1372 § 1(A), 2015).

18.04.180 Family.

"Family" means an individual or group of individuals occupying a dwelling and living together as a single housekeeping unit in which each resident has access to all parts of the dwelling and where the adult residents share expenses. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.190 Commercial garage.

"Commercial garage" means a building other than a private garage, used for the parking, repair or servicing of motor vehicles. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.200 Garage, parking.

"Parking garage" means a public or private garage designed and/or used on a commercial basis for the storage only of vehicles. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.210 Garage, private.

"Private garage" means an accessory building or portion of a main building designed for the shelter or storage of vehicles, including covered parking space or carport. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.212 Guest house.

"Guest house" means a residential accessory building to a single-family residence with living and sleeping quarters, but without kitchen facilities, for the use of family, nonpaying guests, or servants of the occupants of the residence and not rented or otherwise used as a separate residence. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.215 Halfplex.

"Halfplex" means two single-family residences, attached by a common wall, each being on a separate lot. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.220 Helicopter port.

"Helicopter port" means land improved and intended to be used for the landing and taking off of helicopters or vertical flying aircraft. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.230 Home occupation.

"Home occupation" means any accessory use conducted within a dwelling, accessory building or private recreation area (such as a pool or tennis court or yard area), and carried on by the inhabitants thereof, which use is clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling for residential purposes and does not change the character thereof or adversely affect the uses permitted in the residential zone of which it is a part. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.240 Hotel.

"Hotel" means any building or portion thereof containing six or more guestrooms intended or designed to be hired out for compensation, and to be occupied by six or more guests. This definition includes hotels, lodginghouses and roominghouses, dormitories, Turkish baths, bachelor hotels, studio hotels, public and private clubs and any such building of any nature whatsoever so occupied, designed or intended to be so occupied, except jails, hospitals, asylums, sanitariums, orphanages, prisons, detention homes and similar buildings where human beings are housed or detained under legal restraint. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.250 Junkyard.

"Junkyard" means any area of two hundred square feet or more used for the storage of junk or scrap materials, or for the wrecking or dismantling of automobiles or other vehicles or machinery. This definition includes "wrecking yards." (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.260 Kennel.

"Kennel" means any lot where five or more dogs aged ten weeks or older are kept, whether owned by the residents, boarded, trained or bred. It does not include pets for sale in pet shops and patients in a veterinary clinic, or pet grooming facility without boarding facilities. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.270 Kitchen.

"Kitchen" means a room or space within a building used or intended to be used for the cooking or preparation of food, which includes both a refrigerator and cooking facilities. It does not include outdoor cooking facilities. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.280 Lot.

"Lot" means a parcel of land under one ownership used or capable of being used under the regulations of this title, and including both the building site and all required yards and other open spaces and frontage as defined in this chapter. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.285 Lot line types.

"Lot line, front" means the lot line abutting a street. In the case of corner lots, only one street line shall be considered as a front lot line, as determined by the building official upon issuance of a building permit or the demarcation made on a final or parcel map. In the case of through lots both lines are considered front lines and there is no rear lot line.

"Lot line, interior side" means any lot line that is not a front, street side or rear lot line.

"Lot line, rear" means the line which is opposite and most distant from the front lot line. In the case of an irregular or triangular shaped lot, a line ten feet in length within the lot parallel to and at the maximum distance from the front lot line.

"Lot line, street side" means on a corner lot the side facing a street that is not determined to be the front lot lines. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.290 Lot types.

"Corner lot" means a lot located at the junction of two or more streets, or upon two parts of the same street and the parts of the street form an angle of less than one hundred thirty-five degrees.

"Flag lot" means a lot that has access to a public right-of-way only by a narrow driveway that is located between abutting lots.

"Interior lot" means a lot other than a corner lot.

"Through lot" means a lot having frontage upon two parallel or nearly parallel streets. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.295 Lot width.

"Lot width" means the average distance between side lot lines. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.300 Medical arts district.

"Medical arts district" is that area of the city bounded as follows:

Starting at the intersection of Second Street and Willow Street, then west on Second Street to the west levee of the City, then along that levee to 1050 feet north of Fifth Street, then east to J Street, then south to Sixth Street then east to Willow Street, then south to Second Street.

(Ord. 1378 § 1, 2015).

18.04.301 Mini storage warehouse.

"Mini storage warehouse" means a building or buildings used for storage which is divided into subspaces intended to be rented individually. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.302 Manufactured home.

"Manufactured home" means a residence that is either wholly or partially constructed or assembled off site in compliance with state law and certified under the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974. This also includes references to "mobilehome" as used elsewhere in this title. As required by California Government Code Section 65852.3, certified mobilehomes (manufactured homes) for permanent occupancy are considered the same as single-family dwellings, and are allowed in all zones that allow single-family dwellings. Such mobilehomes must, however, comply with all other state and local requirements for permanent occupancy (e.g., permanent foundations, utility connections, and compliance with property development standards applicable to the land use designation). See Chapter 18.88, Placement of Mobilehomes. This does not otherwise include recreational vehicles, trailers, or motor homes. (Ord. 1372 § 1(B), 2015: Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.303 Manufactured home park.

"Manufactured home park" means any area or tract of land where two or more manufactured homes or manufactured home sites, or any combination thereof are rented or leased, or offered for rent or lease. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.304 Mobilehome.

Mobilehome, including on permanent foundation. See Section 18.04.302, Manufactured home. (Ord. 1372 § 1(E), 2015).

18.04.305 Motel.

"Motel" means a building or group of buildings designed for use by tourists or transients, with living or sleeping rooms, garages, parking spaces and related facilities advertised or offered on a commercial basis. (Ord. 1372 § 1(C), 2015; Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014. Formerly 18.04.304).

18.04.306 Movie theater.

"Movie theater" means any enclosed building with a capacity of fifty persons or more used for the showing of motion pictures to the general public. This definition is not to be construed to include adult movie theaters, defined in Section 18.66.020. (Ord. 1372 § 1(D), 2015; Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014. Formerly 18.04.305).

18.04.307 Newspaper and magazine stand.

"Newspaper and magazine stand" means a retail business selling newspapers and magazines to the general public either independently or as a part of another business. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.310 Nonconforming building or use.

"Nonconforming building or use" means a building or use which is lawfully existing at the time that provisions of this title create a situation in which the building or use is not in conformity with any of such provisions. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.340 Parking lot.

"Parking lot" means an area of land, a yard or other open space on a lot used for or designed for use by standing motor vehicles. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.350 Parking space.

"Parking space" means land or space privately owned, covered or uncovered, laid out for, surfaced and used or designed to be used by a standing motor vehicle. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.351 Pawn shop.

"Pawn shop" means an indoor retail establishment that accepts personal property as collateral for loans and offers the property for sale to the public. Pawn shops are differentiated from "secondhand stores," which do not make loans. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.352 Planning commission.

"Planning commission" means the planning and historic preservation commission as established and defined under Chapter 2.40. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.353 Porch.

"Porch" means an elevated, open sided, covered platform attached to the outside of a building at a door to a dwelling. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.354 Residence.

"Residence" means a building or portion thereof designed for occupancy by one family for living purposes, having only one kitchen.

(a)    "Residence, multiple-family" means a building containing three or more residences.

(b)    "Residence, single-family" means a building containing one residence.

(c)    "Residence, two-family" means a building containing two residences (duplex). (Ord. 1372 § 1(G), 2015: Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.355 Residence, second unit.

"Second unit" means an attached or detached residential unit which provides complete independent living facilities for one or more persons, and includes permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation on the same parcel as the primary unit is sited. See Chapter 18.90, Second Residential Units in Residential Zones. (Ord. 1372 § 1(F), 2015).

18.04.356 Residential care home.*

"Residential care home" means a residence licensed by the federal or state government that provides twenty-four-hour nonmedical care for unrelated persons who are handicapped and in need of personal services or supervision; assistance for sustaining activities of daily living, for the protection of the individual in a family like environment, halfway houses, social rehabilitation facility.

"Residential care home, large" means a residential care home for seven to twelve persons, not including members of the family or employees of the operator.

"Residential care home, small" means a residential care home for six or fewer people. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014. Formerly 18.04.355).

*    Code reviser’s note: This section was originally numbered 18.04.355. Its number has been changed to 18.04.356 to accommodate the addition of Section 18.04.355 by Ord. 1372 and to maintain alphabetical order.

18.04.359 Religious facility.

"Religious facility" means a building wherein persons regularly assemble for religious worship and which is controlled and maintained by a religious body organized to sustain public worship, together with all accessory uses associated with a religious facility such as schools, day care facilities, offices and residences and halls. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.360 Secondhand goods.

"Secondhand goods" means any goods, objects, clothes, furniture, art, appliances, or wares that have been previously purchased and/or used and which are not antiques by the definition of this chapter. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.361 Secondhand store.

"Secondhand store" means a store or shop that sells any goods, objects, clothes, furniture, art, appliances or wares that have been previously purchased and/or used and which are not antiques by the definition of this chapter. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.365 Senior congregate care facility.

"Senior congregate care facility" means a facility providing residences for senior citizens sixty years of age or more or handicapped people of any age. Care may include central kitchen and dining, laundry, recreational activities, etc., with separate bedrooms or living quarters. Nursing is not provided on a twenty-four-hour basis. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.370 Service station.

"Service station" means a retail business establishment supplying motor fuel and/or oil. (Ord. 1428 § 1, 2020: Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.375 Skilled nursing/intermediate care facility.

"Skilled nursing/intermediate care facility" means a facility or part of a hospital which provides twenty-four-hour inpatient care which may include skilled nursing, physician and pharmaceutical services. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.384 Sidewalk.

For the purposes of Chapter 18.63, "sidewalk" includes any public walkway, right-of-way, easement, or fee ownership used or available for pedestrian circulation and/or access. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.386 Sidewalk dining.

"Sidewalk dining" is the use of a portion of a public sidewalk for outdoor consumption of food and beverages. This use is a special privilege, not a matter of right, subject to granting of a revocable permit and compliance with performance standards identified herein. Sidewalk dining may be permitted on any public right-of-way subject to review and approval by the city manager or his/her designee. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.387 Single-family dwelling.

"Single-family dwelling" shall have the same meaning as "dwelling, one-family" as defined in Section 18.04.150. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.388 Single-room occupancy (SRO).

"SRO" means a multi-unit housing project with units intended to be occupied by an individual person. Each unit typically consists of a single occupied room of three hundred fifty square feet or less plus individual or shared bathrooms. The facility may include a shared common kitchen and activity area. SROs may be restricted to seniors or be available to persons of all ages. (Ord. 1372 § 1(I), 2015).

18.04.390 Commercial stable.

"Commercial stable" means a stable for horses to be let, hired or used on a commercial basis. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.400 Stable, private.

"Private stable" means a stable for horses to be used by the owners thereof. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.410 Story.

"Story" means that portion of a building included between the upper surface of any floor and the upper surface of the floor next above, except that the topmost story shall be that portion of a building included between the upper surface of the floor next above. If the finished floor level directly above a basement is more than six feet above grade at any point the basement shall be considered a story. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.420 Street.

"Street" means a public or permanent private way twenty-five feet or more in width which affords a primary means of access to property. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.440 Structure.

"Structure" means anything constructed or erected upon the ground or attached to a structure having location on the ground. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.445 Structural alteration.

"Structural alteration" means any change of the supporting members of a structure such as the foundation, bearing walls, columns, beams or girders, floor joists or roof rafters. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.447 Supportive housing.

"Supportive housing" means housing with no limit on length of stay, that is occupied by a target population, and that is linked to an on-site or off-site service that assists the supportive housing resident in retaining the housing, improving his or her health status, and maximizing his or her ability to live, and, when possible, work in the community. (Ord. 1372 § 1(J), 2015).

18.04.448 Target population.

"Target population" means persons with low incomes who have one or more disabilities, including mental illness, HIV or AIDS, substance abuse, or other chronic health condition, or individuals eligible for services provided pursuant to the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (Division 4.5 (commencing with Section 4500) of the Welfare and Institutions Code) and may include, among other populations, adults, emancipated minors, families with children, elderly persons, young adults aging out of the foster care system, individuals exiting from institutional settings, veterans, and homeless people. (Ord. 1372 § 1(K), 2015).

18.04.450 Transitional housing.

"Transitional housing" means buildings configured as rental housing developments, but operated under program requirements that mandate the termination of assistance and recirculation of the assisted unit to another eligible program recipient at a predetermined future point in time that shall be no longer than two years from the beginning of the assistance. (Ord. 1372 § 1(L), 2015: Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.470 Travel trailer.

"Travel trailer" means a vehicle other than a motor vehicle which is designed or used for human habitation and which may be moved upon a public highway without a special permit or chauffeur’s license or both, without violating any provisions of the Vehicle Code. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.471 Use.

"Use" means the activity for which land or buildings are designed, occupied or maintained. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.472 Vocational school.

"Vocational school" means a trade school or special school in a particular field of study. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.480 Yards.

"Yards" means an area which is unoccupied and unobstructed by any structure from the ground upward except for encroachments permitted by the provisions of this title. Types of yards include the following. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.490 Yard, front.

"Front yard" means a yard extending across the full width of the lot measured between the street line (or the lot line connected to a street by legal access) and the nearest line of the main building or enclosed or covered porch. For purposes of determining yard setbacks only, the front yard of a corner lot is the yard adjacent to the shortest street frontage or may be the side of the lot as determined by the city planner. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.500 Yard, rear.

"Rear yard" means a yard extending between the side yards of the lot and measured between the rear line of the lot and the rear line of the main building or enclosed or covered porch nearest the rear line of the lot. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.510 Interior side yard.

"Interior side yard" means a yard extending along an interior-side lot line from the front lot line to the rear lot line and to a depth required by the zone district in which it is located. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).

18.04.520 Street side yard.

"Street side yard" means a yard extending along a street side lot line from the front lot line to the rear lot line measured from the existing or future street-right-of-way line to a depth required by the zone district in which the lot is located. (Ord. 1365 § 2 (part), 2014).