Chapter 21.05
“A” TERMS

Sections:

21.05.005    Repealed.

21.05.010    Accessory buildings.

21.05.015    Accessory dwelling unit, attached.

21.05.020    Accessory use.

21.05.021    Adult definitions.

21.05.022    Repealed.

21.05.023    Repealed.

21.05.025    Alley.

21.05.030    Animal hospital.

21.05.035    Repealed.

21.05.040    Alteration(s).

21.05.050    Repealed.

21.05.055    Repealed.

21.05.060    Auto wrecking.

21.05.005 Accessory antenna device.

Repealed by Ord. 3961. [Ord. 3099 § 2, 1996].

21.05.010 Accessory buildings.

Accessory building means one which is subordinate to the main building, and is incidental to the use of the main building on the same lot. Any building attached by a breezeway, hallway, or other similar connection and otherwise separated by more than 10 feet from the main building shall be considered to be an accessory building. [Ord. 3728 § 1, 2009].

21.05.015 Accessory dwelling unit, attached.

An attached accessory dwelling unit is a structure attached to or constructed within a single-family dwelling which has living facilities for one individual or family separate from the primary single-family dwelling including at least, but not limited to, a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping quarters. An ADU shall not have its own mailbox, water meter, gas meter, and all garbage must be kept within a screened area in common to the single-family home. [Ord. 3294 § 2, 2000].

21.05.020 Accessory use.

Accessory use means a use incidental and subordinate to the use of the main building on the same lot.

21.05.021 Adult definitions.

A. Adult Arcade. An adult arcade is a commercial establishment containing individual viewing areas or booths, where, for any form of consideration, including a membership fee, one or more still or motion picture projectors, slide projectors, or other similar image producing machines are used to show films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides, or other visual representations that are distinguished or characterized by a predominant emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or simulating any specified sexual activities or any specified anatomical areas.

B. Adult Cabaret. An adult cabaret is a nightclub, bar, restaurant, tavern or other similar commercial establishment, whether or not alcoholic beverages are served, that regularly features adult entertainment.

C. Adult Entertainment. Adult entertainment means:

1. Any exhibition, performance or dance conducted in a sexually oriented business where such exhibition, performance or dance is distinguished or characterized by a predominant emphasis on depicting, describing, or simulating any specified sexual activities or any specified sexual anatomical areas; or

2. Any exhibition, performance or dance intended to sexually stimulate any patron and conducted in a sexually oriented business where such exhibition, performance or dance is performed for, arranged with, or engaged in with fewer than all patrons in the sexually oriented business at that time, with separate consideration paid, either directly or indirectly, for such performance, exhibition or dance. For purposes of example and not limitation, such exhibitions, performances or dances are commonly referred to as table dancing, couch dancing, taxi dancing, lap dancing, private dancing or straddle dancing.

D. Adult Motel. An adult motel is a hotel, motel, or similar commercial establishment which:

1. Offers sleeping accommodations to the public for any form of consideration and provides patrons with closed-circuit television transmissions, films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides, or visual representations that are distinguished or characterized by a predominant emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or simulating any specified sexual activities or any specified anatomical areas, and that has a sign visible from a public right-of-way that advertises the availability of this type of sexually oriented materials; or

2. Offers a sleeping room for rent for a rental fee period of time that is less than 10 hours; or

3. Allows a tenant or occupant of a sleeping room to sub-rent the room for a period of time that is less than 10 hours.

E. Adult Motion Picture Theater. An adult motion picture theater is a commercial establishment where, for any form of consideration, motion pictures, films, video cassettes, slides, or other similar visual representations are regularly shown that are distinguished or characterized by a predominant emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or simulating any specified sexual activities or any specified anatomical areas.

F. Adult Retail Store. An adult retail store is a commercial establishment such as a bookstore, video store, or novelty shop which as one of its principal business purposes offers for sale or rent, for any form of consideration, any one or more of the following:

1. Books, magazines, periodicals or other printed materials, or photographs, films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides, or other visual representations that are distinguished or characterized by a predominant emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or simulating any specified sexual activities or any specified sexual anatomical areas; or

2. Instruments, devices, or paraphernalia that are designed for use in connection with any specified sexual activities. [Ord. 3117 § 7, 1996].

21.05.022 Adult entertainment center.

Repealed by Ord. 3117. [Ord. 2279 § 2, 1982].

21.05.023 Adult motion picture theater.

Repealed by Ord. 3117. [Ord. 2279 § 3, 1982].

21.05.025 Alley.

An alley is a publicly dedicated right-of-way which provides a secondary means of access; the definition of street shall include an alley; provided, however, that an alley shall not be considered a street for the purposes of calculating the setback and front yard requirements. No lot fronting on a street and an alley shall be considered either a corner lot or a lot having two street frontages. [Ord. 2502, 1985].

21.05.030 Animal hospital.

An animal hospital means a building for the medical or surgical treatment of animals or pets, including dog, cat, and veterinary hospitals including the boarding of hospitalized animals but not excluding the boarding of animals not treated medically or surgically. (See also, Domestic Animal.)

21.05.035 Antenna.

Repealed by Ord. 3845. [Ord. 3099 § 3, 1996].

21.05.040 Alteration(s).

Alteration(s) mean a change or rearrangement of the structural parts of existing facilities or an enlargement by extending the sides or increasing the height or depth or the moving from one location to another. In buildings for business, commercial, industrial or similar uses, the installation or rearrangement of partitions affecting more than one-third of a single floor area shall be considered an alteration.

21.05.050 Attached sign.

Repealed by Ord. 3313.

21.05.055 Attached wireless communication facility.

Repealed by Ord. 3845. [Ord. 3099 § 4, 1996].

21.05.060 Auto wrecking.

(Means the same as Car wrecking.)