Chapter 14.10
DEFINITIONS

Sections:

14.10.001    Generally.

14.10.005    Repealed.

14.10.010    Repealed.

14.10.020    Repealed.

14.10.030    Repealed.

14.10.040    Council.

14.10.045    Default.

14.10.050    Repealed.

14.10.055    Development permits.

14.10.060    Development regulations.

14.10.070    Repealed.

14.10.080    Docket.

14.10.085    Repealed.

14.10.090    Examiner.

14.10.095    Repealed.

14.10.100    Functional plans.

14.10.102    Guarantor.

14.10.108    Permit fee.

14.10.110    Reclassification.

14.10.120    Site-specific comprehensive plan land use map amendment.

14.10.130    Subarea plan.

14.10.001 Generally.

Unless otherwise defined in this chapter, the definitions provided in Chapter 18.20 CMC shall be applicable to this title. The definitions contained in this chapter apply throughout this title, unless, from the context, another meaning is clearly intended. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A))

14.10.005 Applicant.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.040). Formerly 14.55.010)

14.10.010 Area zoning.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.030))

14.10.020 Benchmarks.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.035))

14.10.030 Comprehensive plan.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.070))

14.10.040 Council.

“Council” means the City of Covington City Council. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.090))

14.10.045 Default.

“Default” means the failure to:

(1) Comply with financial guarantee conditions;

(2) Complete, in the specified time, the required improvements in accordance with this code and with approved project plans and conditions. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.040). Formerly 14.55.020)

14.10.050 Department.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.100))

14.10.055 Development permits.

“Development permits” means all permits, reviews, and approvals administered by the Department including, but not limited to, right-of-way use permits, grading permits, building permits, fire code permits, subdivisions, short subdivisions, binding site plans, zoning permits, conditional use permits, boundary line adjustments, and environmental review and shoreline permits. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 06-05 § 1; Ord. 23-04 § 3; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.04.010). Formerly 14.55.040)

14.10.060 Development regulations.

“Development regulations” means the controls placed on development or land use activities by the City including, but not limited to, zoning ordinances, critical areas ordinances, shoreline master programs, official controls, and subdivision ordinances together with any amendments thereto. A development regulation does not include a decision to approve a project permit application, as defined in RCW 36.70B.020, even though the decision may be expressed in an ordinance by the City. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.105))

14.10.070 Director.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.106))

14.10.080 Docket.

“Docket” (noun) means the list of suggested changes to the comprehensive plan or development regulations maintained by the Department. “Docket” (verb) means to record with the Department a suggested change to the comprehensive plan or development regulations. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.107))

14.10.085 Environmental review.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.04.028). Formerly 14.55.060)

14.10.090 Examiner.

“Examiner” means the Hearing Examiner as established by Chapter 2.25 CMC, as amended. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 01-09 § 10; Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.120))

14.10.095 Financial guarantee.

Repealed by Ord. 09-16. (Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.04.015). Formerly 14.55.070)

14.10.100 Functional plans.

“Functional plans” are detailed plans for facilities and services and action plans for other governmental activities. Functional plans should be consistent with the comprehensive plan, define service levels, provide standards, specify financing methods which are adequate, stable and equitable, be the basis for scheduling facilities and services through capital improvement programs and plan for facility maintenance. Functional plans are not adopted to be part of the capital facilities plan element of the comprehensive plan. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.132))

14.10.102 Guarantor.

“Guarantor” means a bank or other acceptable entity which issues the financial guarantee. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.04.020). Formerly 14.55.080)

14.10.108 Permit fee.

“Permit fee” means a payment of money imposed upon development as a condition of application for or approval of development to cover the costs of processing applications, inspecting and reviewing plans or other information required to be submitted for purpose of evaluation of an application, or inspecting or monitoring development activity. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 20-07 § 66; Ord. 43-02 § 2 (27.04.040). Formerly 14.55.100)

14.10.110 Reclassification.

“Reclassification” means a change in the zoning classification by procedures initiated by an individual or a group of individuals who, during the intervals between area zoning map adoptions, wishes to petition for a change in the zoning classification which currently applies to their individual properties. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.160))

14.10.120 Site-specific comprehensive plan land use map amendment.

“Site-specific comprehensive plan land use map amendment” means an amendment to the comprehensive plan land use map which includes one property or a small group of specific properties. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.170))

14.10.130 Subarea plan.

“Subarea plan” means a detailed local land use plan, which implements and is consistent with and may be incorporated in whole or part into the comprehensive plan, containing specific policies, guidelines, and criteria adopted by the City Council to guide development and capital improvement decisions within specific subareas of the City. The subareas of the City will consist of distinct areas having unified interests or similar characteristics within the City. Subarea plans may include potential annexation area plans, neighborhood plans, and plans addressing multiple areas having common interests. (Ord. 09-16 § 2 (Exh. A); Ord. 41-02 § 2 (20.08.060))