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The following terms are defined as follows. Terms used in the present tense include the future tense. Terms defined in the singular number include the plural and the plural the singular. Terms that have not been defined herein but are separately defined in the building code shall be construed as defined therein:

ACCESSORY STRUCTURE: A structure that is incidental and subordinate to a main building located on the same lot or parcel, contains no living space, and is not attached to a main building.

ACCESSORY USE: An allowed land use that is subordinate and incidental to the main use on the lot or parcel.

ADJACENT: Property that is joined, touches, or is directly across a public street, private street, access easement, or alley from the subject property, except a freeway, or a constructed or transportation master planned arterial (eighty-foot (80') right-of-way) street or greater.

ADJOINING PROPERTY OWNERS: All owners within one hundred fifty feet (150') in each direction from the lot or parcel, as determined from the tax records of the county.

AGRICULTURE: Tilling soil or raising and harvesting crops.

ALLEY: A private paved secondary access constructed to city standards.

ALLOWED USE: A use of land that:

A. Is specifically permitted, or permitted with standards, in the zone;

B. Has received a conditional use permit; or

C. Is a valid nonconforming use.

APIARY: A property where one (1) or more bee colonies is kept.

APPEAL AUTHORITY: The administrative hearing officer is the appeal authority unless otherwise specified herein.

ARTS DISTRICT: A defined neighborhood or part of the city which the city council has determined to be appropriate for arts district distinction. Such areas or sites do not have to be contiguous in order to constitute a district.

ATTACHED (STRUCTURE): Sharing a minimum of one (1) common wall and integrated roof, or having portions of a structure, connected with a minimum roof width of twelve feet (12') with the design and materials being consistent.

BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY: A required assembly that prevents the flow of water from the water distribution system back to the culinary water source.

BASEMENT: That portion of a building that is below the first floor.

BED AND BREAKFAST: A building in which a full-time, live-in caretaker resides and serves one (1) or more meals per day, and provides overnight accommodations for short-term guests.

BEE: The common honey bee (Apis millifera), or the mason bee (Osmia lignaria). “Bee” does not include the African honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellate), or any hybrid thereof.

BEE COLONY: All bees in a hive, including queens, workers, or drones.

BEEKEEPER: A person who owns or maintains one (1) or more colonies of bees on their own private property.

BODY PIERCING: Creating a new body opening for jewelry or decoration. This term specifically excludes ear piercing.

BUILDING: Any structure having a roof supported by columns or walls, for the occupancy or enclosure of persons, animals or chattel.

BUILDING HEIGHT: The vertical distance measured from the average of the midpoint of the two (2) tallest elevations, measured from the adjacent grade to the highest point of the coping of a flat roof, the deck line of a mansard roof, or the midpoint between ridge and eaves of a sloped roof, as depicted below:

Flat Roof (One (1) Story)

Flat Roof (Two (2) Story)

Sloped Roof (One (1) Story)

Sloped Roof (Two (2) Story)

(H1 + H2) / 2 = Building Height

BULK PLANT: Wholesale for Class 1 and 2 flammable or combustible liquids or gases.

CARGO CONTAINER: Any portable, reusable container generally referred to as a sea cargo container, cargo container or shipping container made as a prefabricated metal structure and primarily designed or used for transporting freight by commercial transportation on ships, by rail or mounted on a chassis for movement by a tractor trailer and built in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation Standards. “Cargo container” does not include semitrailers as defined in Section 41-6a-102 Utah Code Annotated and must be free from damage, rust, and exposed metal, painted in one (1) solid muted earth tone color or similar color as a main structure, with no writing, signs, numbers or logos.

CARPORT: A private garage not completely enclosed by walls and a door.

CASITA: See “Guesthouse.”

CERTIFIED WATER AUDITOR

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT: AThe person who has been certified by the citycentral business district is defined as that area of St. George, the Washington County Water Conservancy District, the Irrigation Association, or other city-approved certification program.City described as follows:

CHILD CARE:

Commencing The provision, day or night,at a brass cap on a granite stone located at the intersection of supplemental parental careTabernacle St. and Main St. (in the round-a-bout), instructionalso known as HCN #247, and supervision for a nonrelated child or childrenrunning 10.01 feet S 01 °32'16" W, onand 1382.44 feet S 88°27'44" E to a regular basispoint in the middle of Tabernacle Street, and for less than twenty-four (said point also being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence S 01 °34'55" W 175.83 feet;

thence N 88°25'25" W 160.66 feet, to the middle of 200 East St.; thence S 01 °33'42" W 442.09 feet, to the middle of 100 South St.; thence N 88°28' 17" W 1,857.10 feet, to the middle of 100 West St.; thence N 01 °36'22" E 176.47 feet;

thence N 88°26'00" W 1,240.72 feet, to the middle of 300 West St.;

thence N 01 °39'41" E 132.09 feet;

thence N 88°23'08" W 213.59 feet;

thence N 01 °31 '29" E 308.63 feet, to the middle of Tabernacle St.;

thence N 88°27'44" W 97.16 feet; thence N 01 °30'55" E 621.55 feet, to the middle of St. George Blvd.;

thence N 88°24) hours a day'47" W 309.44 feet, to the middle of 400 West St.; The term does not include babysitting services on a casualthence N 01 °24'43" E 619.73 feet, to the middle of 200 North St.; thence S 88°23'16" E 5,484.17 nonrecurringfeet;

thence nature or inS 01 °32'47" W 398.03 feet;

thence S 88°55'11" E 90.24 feet, to the middle of 500 East St.; thence S 01 °34'55" W 837.11 feet, to the middle of Tabernacle St.; thence N 88°27'44" W 1,693.53 feet to the child’sPOINT OF BEGINNING.

Containing home8,459,970.70 square feet or nor cooperative194.2142 acres, reciprocate child caremore or less.

by

Basis of Bearings = Between said HCN #247 and HCN #251 (ring and lid at Tabernacle St. and 1000 East St.) South 88°24'58" East, a groupdistance of parents6180.73.

CERTIFIED WATER AUDITOR: A in their respective domicilesperson who has been certified by the city of St. George, the Washington County Water Conservancy District, the Irrigation Association, or other city-approved certification program.

A. Child Care, In-Home Babysitting

CHILD CARE: The provision, day or night, of childsupplemental parental care, instruction and supervision for a nonrelated child or children, on a regular basis, and for less than twenty-four (424) hours a day. The term does not include babysitting services on a casual, nonrecurring nature or fewer children withinin the child’s home, nor cooperative, reciprocate child care by a dwelling;group of parents in their respective domiciles.

A. Child Care, In-Home Babysitting: The provision of child care for four (4) or fewer children within a dwelling;

B. Child Care, Family: The provision of child care for up to ten (10) children, including the provider’s children who are under the age of eighteen (18), within the provider’s primary residence.

B. Child Care, Family: The provision of child care for up to ten (10) children, including the provider’s children who are under the age of eighteen (18), within the provider’s primary residence.

CHILD CARE CENTER: A structure or building, including outside play areas, used for the provision of child care for less than twenty-four (24) hours per day. CHURCH

CHILD CARE CENTER: A structure or building, including outside play areas, used for the provision of child care for less than twenty-four (24) Seehours Religious Facilityper day.

CITY FACILITY

CHURCH: Land, right-of-way, easement, structure or appurtenances owned by the city or by an agency or corporation wholly controlled bySee theReligious cityFacility.

COMMERCIAL CENTER

CITY FACILITY: A commonlyLand, owned or developed project that shares parking, internal pedestrian circulation and public street access with a variety of commercial usesright-of-way, easement, structure or appurtenances owned by the city or by an agency or corporation wholly controlled by the city.

COMMON AREA

COMMERCIAL CENTER: LandA within a development not individuallycommonly owned or dedicated for public usedeveloped project that shares parking, which is designedinternal pedestrian circulation and intended for the common use or enjoyment of the residentspublic street access with a variety of the development. May include recreation structures, landscaping, and improvementscommercial uses.

COMMON AREA, LIMITED: Land within a development not individually owned or dedicated for public use, which is designed and intended for the common use or enjoyment of a specified residencethe residents of the development. May include drivewaysrecreation structures, landscaping, and improvements.

CONDITIONAL USE: A land use that

COMMON AREA, becauseLIMITED: ofLand its unique characteristics or potential impact on the municipality, surrounding neighborswithin a development not individually owned or dedicated for public use, or adjacent land uses, may not be compatible in some areaswhich is designed and intended for the use or may be compatible only if certain conditions are required that mitigate or eliminateenjoyment of a specified residence of the development. May include driveways, landscaping, detrimental impactsand improvements.

CONDOMINIUM OR TOWNHOUSE PROJECT

CONDITIONAL USE: A development designed and approved for separate ownership of a single unit in aland use that, because of its unique characteristics or potential impact on the municipality, multiple-family developmentsurrounding neighbors, together with an undivided interestor adjacent land uses, may not be compatible in the common area and facilitiessome areas or may be compatible only if certain conditions are required that mitigate or eliminate detrimental impacts.

CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS

CONDOMINIUM OR TOWNHOUSE PROJECT: AllA plans, specifications, reportsdevelopment designed and studies necessary to meet the requirements of this title and other ordinances of the city of St. George in the approval processapproved for separate ownership of a subdivision, and to obtainsingle unit in a building permit. Theymultiple-family includedevelopment, but are not limited to, floor plans, elevations, site plans, utilities and utility design, roadways, drainage, and other infrastructuretogether with an undivided interest in the common area and improvementsfacilities.

COPING

CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS: AAll protective capplans, topspecifications, or coverreports and studies necessary to meet the requirements of this title and other ordinances of the city of St. George in the approval process of a wallsubdivision, parapetand to obtain a building permit. They include, or pilaster; often of stonebut are not limited to, terra cottafloor plans, concreteelevations, metalsite plans, or woodutilities and utility design, roadways, drainage, and other infrastructure and improvements.

CREMATORIUM

COPING: A business, properly licensed by the stateprotective cap, that is devoted to cremationtop, and/or embalmingcover of the deada wall, but does not include facilities for burialparapet, or pilaster; often of stone, internmentterra cotta, body viewingconcrete, metal, or funeral serviceswood.

CUESTA

CREMATORIUM: A landform that has a steep ascent in one direction and a gentle descent inbusiness, properly licensed by the opposite direction as designated on the ridgeline map. The steep slope isstate, that is devoted to cremation and/or embalming of the cuesta facedead, an erosion escarpment, and the gentle one is the back slope of the cuestabut does not include facilities for burial, internment, body viewing, or funeral services.

CUESTA CREST: TheA landform that has a steep ascent in one direction and a gentle descent in the opposite direction as designated on the ridgeline map. The steep slope is the formedcuesta face, an erosion escarpment, and bythe gentle one is the highest elevationsback slope of athe cuesta.

CUT

CUESTA CREST: LandThe surface that is reshapedridgeline formed by man through the removal of soil,highest elevations rock or other materialsof a cuesta.

DAIRY

CUT: TheLand processing of milk or milk products (excludessurface that is reshaped by man through the removal of soil, rock or on-siteother livestock)materials.

DARK SKY

DAIRY: AThe nighttime sky that is substantially free of interference from artificial lightprocessing of milk or milk products (excludes on-site livestock).

DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY

DARK SKY: A nighttime sky that is substantially free of interference from artificial light.

A. Any construction or expansion of a building or structure; B. Any change in use of a building or structure that creates additional demand and need for public facilities;

DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY:

C. Any change in the use of land that creates additional demand and need for public facilities; or D. Grading, filling,

A. Any construction or clearingexpansion of land.a building or structure;

DISTRIBUTION

B. Any UNIFORMITY: The measurechange in use of the uniformity ofa building or structure that creates additional demand irrigation water over an area.and need for public facilities;

C. Any change in the use of land that creates additional demand and need for public facilities; or

D. Grading, filling, or clearing of land.

DRIP EMITTER

DISTRIBUTION UNIFORMITY: AThe drip irrigation fitting that delivers water slowly at the root zonemeasure of the plant, usually measured in gallons per houruniformity of irrigation water over an area.

DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANT

DRIP EMITTER: A plant that can survive withoutdrip irrigation for an extended period once established, although supplemental water may be desirable during drought periods for improved appearance and disease resistancefitting that delivers water slowly at the root zone of the plant, usually measured in gallons per hour.

DWELLING

DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANT: AnyA structure, manufactured home, mobile homeplant that can survive without irrigation for an extended period once established, or portion thereof that is used for residential purposes, excluding short-term residential rental usealthough supplemental water may be desirable during drought periods for improved appearance and disease resistance.

DWELLING: Any structure, MULTIPLE-FAMILY: A building arrangedmanufactured home, mobile home, or designed to be separately occupied by more than twoportion thereof that is used for residential purposes, excluding short-term (2) dwelling unitsresidential rental use.

DWELLING, SINGLEMULTIPLE-FAMILY: A building arranged or designed as a singleto be separately occupied by more than two (2) dwelling unitunits.

DWELLING, TWO (2) SINGLE-FAMILY : A building designed as two (2)a single dwelling unitsunit.

DWELLING UNIT: A building, or separate portion thereof, with sleeping and kitchenTWO (2) FAMILY facilities for: theA exclusive use of onebuilding designed as two (12) familydwelling units.

ELEVATED OPEN FRONT PORCH

DWELLING UNIT: An open porch that is at least eightA feet (8') widebuilding, four feet (4') deep and extends to at least fifty percent (50%) of the front façade facing any streetor separate portion thereof, is covered by a roof that is integrated intowith sleeping and part of the roof or roof extension and is ofkitchen facilities for the same design and material as the roof, and the floorexclusive use of which is elevated at least eighteen inchesone (18"1) above the sidewalk gradefamily.

EROSION HAZARD

DWELLING UNIT, ACCESSORY : TheA hazard associated with the natural process, either suddensubordinate residential living area created within a single-family dwelling or gradual, whicha detached building on the movessame residential lot as a riversingle-family dwelling which meets the requirements of chapter 17A of this channeltitle.

EROSION HAZARD AREA

ELEVATED OPEN FRONT PORCH: An area designatedopen porch that is at least eight feet (8') wide, four feet (4') deep and extends to at least fifty percent (50%) of the front façade facing any street, is covered by a roof that is integrated into and part of the roof or roof extension and is of the same design and material as the erosion hazard boundary mapsroof, and the floor of which is elevated at least eighteen inches (18") above the sidewalk grade.

EROSION HAZARD: BOUNDARYThe MAPS: Maps designatinghazard associated with the boundary of the erosion hazard areanatural process, either sudden or gradual, which moves a river channel.

FAMILY

EROSION HAZARD AREA: An area designated by the erosion hazard boundary maps.

A. An individual; or

EROSION HAZARD BOUNDARY MAPS: Maps designating the boundary of the erosion hazard area.

B. The immediate family members and up to one (1) additional unrelated person living with them as a single housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit; or

FAMILY:

C. A group of not more than four (4) persons, who need not be immediate family members, living together as a single housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit

A. An individual; or

D. Two

B. The (2) unrelated personsimmediate family members and any children related to either of themup to one (1) additional unrelated person living togetherwith them as a single housekeeping unit. in a dwelling unit; or

FENCE:

C. A barrier to limit visibility, provide privacy, define a property linegroup of not more than four (4) persons, or prevent ingress or egress, made out of materials suchwho need not be immediate family members, living together as concrete or masonry block, wood, metal, stone, chain linka single housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit; or vegetation. A retaining wall is not a fence.

FENCE

D. Two HEIGHT: Fence height is measured vertically, from finished grade to the shortest side of the fence(2) unrelated persons and any children related to either of them living together as a single housekeeping unit.

FILL

FENCE: TheA deposit of soilbarrier to limit visibility, provide privacy, rockdefine a property line, or otherprevent ingress or egress, made out of materials placedsuch as concrete or masonry block, wood, metal, stone, chain link or vegetation. A retaining wall is not by mana fence.

FINANCIAL, MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

FENCE HEIGHT: FinancialFence institutions, medical and professionalheight is measured offices/servicesvertically, limited to daytime hours of operation, and excludes a hospital, payday loan and sexually oriented businessfrom finished grade to the shortest side of the fence.

FIRST FLOOR

FILL: The lowest above-grade story in a structure; provided, the floor level is not more than four feet (4') below final grade for more than fifty percent (50%)deposit of the perimeter. It can include habitablesoil, rock or uninhabitable floorother materials area, as depicted below:placed by man.

FIXED SPRAY

FINANCIAL, MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE: TheFinancial pattern ofinstitutions, medical and professional sprayoffices/services, limited from an irrigation head nozzleto daytime hours of operation, which is fixedand excludes a hospital, payday loan and nonchangingsexually oriented business.

FLOOD, BASE

FIRST FLOOR: The flood eventlowest above-grade withstory in a onestructure; provided, the floor level is not more than four feet (4') below final grade for more than fifty percent (150%) chance of being equaledthe perimeter. It can include habitable or exceeded in anyuninhabitable floor area, given year.as depicted below:

FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM): The official map on which the Federal Emergency Management Agency has delineated both the areas of special flood hazard and the risk premium zones.

FIXED SPRAY: The pattern of spray from an irrigation head nozzle, which is fixed and nonchanging.

FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY: The official report provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that includes flood profiles, the flood boundary floodway map, and the water surface elevation of the base flood.

FLOOD, BASE: The flood event with a one percent (1%) chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year.

FLOOD OR FLOODINGINSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM): AThe general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry landofficial map on which the Federal Emergency Management Agency has delineated both the areas from:of special flood hazard and the risk premium zones.

A. 

FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY: The overflow ofofficial report provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that includes flood inland waters;profiles, the flood boundary floodway map, and/or the water surface elevation of the base flood.

B. The unusual

FLOOD OR FLOODING: A general and rapid accumulationtemporary condition of runoffpartial or complete inundation of surface waters from any source.normally dry land areas from:

FLOOD,

A. The SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARD: Land subject to a one percent (1%) or greater chanceoverflow of flooding in any given year.inland waters; and/or

FLOODLIGHT:

B. The Aunusual fixture or lamp designed to “flood” an area with light. A specific formand rapid accumulation of lamp or fixture designed to direct its output in a specific direction. Such lamps are often designated by the manufacturer and are commonly used for outdoor lightingrunoff of surface waters from any source.

FLOODPLAIN

FLOOD, SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARD: Land that:subject to a one percent (1%) or greater chance of flooding in any given year.

A. Is

FLOODLIGHT: withinA thefixture or lamp designed to “flood” an area with light. A specific form of lamp or one hundred (100) year floodplainfixture designed to direct its output in a specific direction. Such lamps are often designated by FEMA; orthe manufacturer and are commonly used for outdoor lighting.

B. Has not been studied or designated by FEMA but presents a likelihood of experiencing chronic flooding or a catastrophic flood event, because the land has characteristics

FLOODPLAIN: Land that are similar to those of a one hundred (100) year floodplain designated by FEMA.:

FLOODWAY:

A. Is The channel of a river or other watercourse andwithin the adjacent land areas that must be reserved in order to discharge the base flood without cumulatively increasing the water surface elevation more than one foot (1').one hundred (100) year floodplain designated by FEMA; or

FLOOR

B. Has AREA: The sum of the gross horizontal areas of each story ofnot been studied or designated by FEMA but presents a building measured from the exterior faceslikelihood of the exterior wallsexperiencing chronic flooding or from the centerline of party walls. Basement floors, interior balconies and mezzanines, elevator shafts, stairwells and enclosed porches are included. Garage area is not includeda catastrophic flood event, because the land has characteristics that are similar to those of a one hundred (100) year floodplain designated by FEMA.

FLOW RATE

FLOODWAY: The rate at which water flows through pipeschannel of a river or other watercourse and valves (gallons per minute or cubic feet per secondthe adjacent land areas that must be reserved in order to discharge the base flood without cumulatively increasing the water surface elevation more than one foot (1').

FOOT-CANDLE

FLOOR AREA: AThe unitsum of measurethe gross horizontal areas of each story of a building measured from the intensityexterior faces of light falling on a surfacethe exterior walls or from the centerline of party walls. Basement floors, equal to one (1) lumen per square footinterior balconies and mezzanines, elevator shafts, stairwells and enclosed porches are included. Garage area is not included.

FRUIT STAND

FLOW RATE: AThe structure that is no more than one thousand (1,000) square feetrate at which water flows through pipes and is used exclusively for sale during the harvest season of seasonal crops, seedling plants, or garden, farm, or other agricultural produce if the seasonal crops are, seedling plants are, or garden, farm,valves (gallons per minute or other agricultural produce is sold by:cubic feet per second).

A. The

FOOT-CANDLE: A unit producerof measure of the seasonal crops, seedling plants, or garden, farmintensity of light falling on a surface, orequal to one (1) lumen other agricultural produce;per square foot.

B. An

FRUIT employeeSTAND: A structure that is no more than one thousand (1,000) square feet and is used exclusively for sale during the harvest season of seasonal crops, seedling plants, or garden, farm, or other agricultural produce if the producer;seasonal crops are, seedling plants are, or garden, farm, or other agricultural produce is sold by:

C. A

A. The memberproducer of the immediate family of the producer.seasonal crops, seedling plants, or garden, farm, or other agricultural produce;

FULLY SHIELDED:

B. An outdoor light fixture constructed so in its installed position, allemployee of the light emitted by the fixture is projected below the horizontal plane passing through the lowest light-emitting part of the fixture.producer; or

GARAGE, PUBLIC:

C. A building or portion thereof, other than a private garage, designed or used for servicing, repairing, equipping, hiring, selling or storing motor driven vehiclesmember of the immediate family of the producer.

GEOLOGIC OR FLOOD HAZARD AREAS

FULLY SHIELDED: AnyAn manmade change to improved or unimproved real estate, includingoutdoor light fixture constructed so in its installed position, but not limited to, buildings or otherall of the light structures, mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, excavation or drilling operations located withinemitted by the fixture is projected below the horizontal plane passing through the area of special flood or geologic hazardlowest light-emitting part of the fixture.

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER

GARAGE, PUBLIC: A person with a four (4) year degree in civil engineeringbuilding or engineering geology from an accredited university whoportion thereof, through training and experience, is able to assure that geological factors affecting engineering works are recognizedother than a private garage, adequately interpreted and presenteddesigned or used for use in engineering practice and for the protection of the publicservicing, repairing, equipping, hiring, selling or storing motor driven vehicles.

GLARE

GEOLOGIC OR FLOOD HAZARD AREAS: Light,Any manmade change to improved or unimproved originating from a direct artificial light sourcereal estate, including, but not limited to, buildings or any lightother structures, reflected off a reflective surfacemining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, that causes visual discomfortexcavation or drilling operations located within the area of special flood or reduced visibilitygeologic hazard.

GRADE

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER: A person with a four (4) year degree in civil engineering or engineering geology from an accredited university who, through training and experience, is able to assure that geological factors affecting engineering works are recognized, adequately interpreted and presented for use in engineering practice and for the protection of the public.

A. For buildings adjoining one (1) street only, the elevation of the sidewalk at the center of that wall adjoining the street;

GLARE: Light, originating from a direct artificial light source, or any light reflected off a reflective surface, that causes visual discomfort or reduced visibility.

B. For buildings adjoining more than one (1) street, the average of the elevations of the sidewalks at the centers of all walls adjoining the street;

GRADE:

C. A. For buildings having no wall adjoining the street, the average level of the groundone (finished surface1) adjacent tostreet only, the exterior wallselevation of the building. All walls approximately parallel to and not more than five feet (5') from a street line are to be considered assidewalk at the center of that wall adjoining athe street.;

GRADE

B. For buildings adjoining more than one (1) street, ADJACENT:the average of the elevations of the sidewalks at the centers of all walls adjoining the street;

GROUND COVER: Plant material planted in such a way as to form a continuous cover over the ground that can be maintained at a height not more than twelve inches (12").

C. For buildings having no wall adjoining the street, the average level of the ground (finished surface) adjacent to the exterior walls of the building. All walls approximately parallel to and not more than five feet (5') from a street line are to be considered as adjoining a street.

GUESTHOUSE (CASITA): A detached living quarters located within a building that is subordinate to and located on the same lot or parcel as the primary dwelling. A guesthouse may also be referred to as a “casita”.

GRADE, ADJACENT: A reference plane representing the average of finished ground level adjoining the building at exterior walls. Where the finished ground level slopes away from the exterior walls, the reference grade shall be established by the lowest points within the area between the building and the lot line or, where the lot line is more than six feet (6') from the building, between the building and a point six feet (6') from the building.

HARDSCAPE: Elements of the landscape constructed from nonliving materials such as concrete, boulders, brick, blacktop and lumber. Includes patios, decks and paths but does not include driveways and sidewalks.

GROUND COVER: Plant material planted in such a way as to form a continuous cover over the ground that can be maintained at a height not more than twelve inches (12").

HILLSIDE REVIEW BOARD: The city of St. George hillside review board created under this title.

GUESTHOUSE (CASITA): A detached living quarters located within a building that is subordinate to and located on the same lot or parcel as the primary dwelling. A guesthouse may also be referred to as a “casita”.

HIVE: An artificial or natural receptacle used to house bees.

HARDSCAPE: Elements of the landscape constructed from nonliving materials such as concrete, boulders, brick, blacktop and lumber. Includes patios, decks and paths but does not include driveways and sidewalks.

HOLIDAY OR FESTIVE LIGHTING: Any low wattage, seasonal decorative outdoor lighting.

HILLSIDE REVIEW BOARD: The city of St. George hillside review board created under this title.

HOME OCCUPATION: A business, transaction or activity conducted entirely within a dwelling, and exclusively by persons residing within the dwelling in a manner that is indiscernible from, and clearly incidental and secondary to, the residential use, without altering the dwelling site or structure, the character of the neighborhood, the demand for public facilities or services, or creating an unsafe condition or short term residential rental.

HIVE: An artificial or natural receptacle used to house bees.

HOUSEHOLD PETS: Animals ordinarily permitted in the house and kept for personal use and not for commercial purposes, not including goats or pigs.

HOLIDAY OR FESTIVE LIGHTING: Any low wattage, seasonal decorative outdoor lighting.

HYDRO ZONE: The grouping of plants with similar water requirements so each zone can be irrigated with a separate irrigation valve.

HOME OCCUPATION: A business, transaction or activity conducted entirely within a dwelling, and exclusively by persons residing within the dwelling in a manner that is indiscernible from, and clearly incidental and secondary to, the residential use, without altering the dwelling site or structure, the character of the neighborhood, the demand for public facilities or services, or creating an unsafe condition or short term residential rental.

IMMEDIATE FAMILY: Consists of spouse, parent, children, grandparent or grandchildren and the spouse’s parent, children, grandparent or grandchildren.

HOUSEHOLD PETS: Animals ordinarily permitted in the house and kept for personal use and not for commercial purposes, not including goats or pigs.

IMPROVEMENT COMPLETION ASSURANCE: Means cash, or an irrevocable letter of credit under terms acceptable to the city, to guaranty the proper completion of landscaping or an infrastructure improvement required as a condition precedent to:

HYDRO ZONE: The grouping of plants with similar water requirements so each zone can be irrigated with a separate irrigation valve.

A. Recording a subdivision plat; or

IMMEDIATE FAMILY: Consists of spouse, parent, children, grandparent or grandchildren and the spouse’s parent, children, grandparent or grandchildren.

B. Development of a commercial, industrial, mixed-use, or multifamily project.

IMPROVEMENT COMPLETION ASSURANCE: Means cash, or an irrevocable letter of credit under terms acceptable to the city, to guaranty the proper completion of landscaping or an infrastructure improvement required as a condition precedent to:

IMPROVEMENT WARRANTY: An applicant’s unconditional warranty that the applicant’s installed and accepted landscaping or infrastructure improvement:

A. Recording a subdivision plat; or

A. Complies with the municipality’s written standards for design, materials, and workmanship; and

B. Development of any property or project.

B. Will not fail in any material respect, as a result of poor workmanship or materials, within the improvement warranty period.

IMPROVEMENT WARRANTY: An applicant’s unconditional warranty that the applicant’s installed and accepted landscaping or infrastructure improvement:

IMPROVEMENT WARRANTY PERIOD: A period:

A. Complies with the municipality’s written standards for design, materials, and workmanship; and

A. No later than one (1) year after acceptance of required landscaping; or

B. Will not fail in any material respect, as a result of poor workmanship or materials, within the improvement warranty period.

B. No later than one (1) year after acceptance of required infrastructure, unless the city:

IMPROVEMENT WARRANTY PERIOD: A period:

1. Determines for good cause that a one (1) year period would be inadequate to protect the public health, safety, and welfare; and

A. No later than one (1) year after acceptance of required landscaping; or

2. Has substantial evidence, on record:

B. No later than one (1) year after acceptance of required infrastructure, unless the city:

(a) Of prior poor performance by the applicant; or

1. Determines for good cause that a one (1) year period would be inadequate to protect the public health, safety, and welfare; and

(b) That the area upon which the infrastructure will be constructed contains suspect soil, and the municipality has not otherwise required the applicant to mitigate the suspect soil.

2. Has substantial evidence, on record:

INFILTRATION RATE: The rate of water entry into the soil expressed as a depth of water per unit of time (inches per hour).

(a) Of prior poor performance by the applicant; or

INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT: Permanent infrastructure that an applicant must install:

(b) That the area upon which the infrastructure will be constructed contains suspect soil, and the municipality has not otherwise required the applicant to mitigate the suspect soil.

A. Pursuant to published installation and inspection specifications for public improvements; and

INFILTRATION RATE: The rate of water entry into the soil expressed as a depth of water per unit of time (inches per hour).

B. As a condition of:

INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT: Permanent infrastructure that an applicant must install:

1. Recording a subdivision plat; or

A. Pursuant to published installation and inspection specifications for public improvements; and

2. Development of a commercial, industrial, mixed-use, condominium, or multifamily project.

B. As a condition of:

IRRIGATION CONTRACTOR (IC): A person who has been certified by a city-approved certification program to install irrigation systems, meets state and local license, insurance and bonding requirements, and is able to show proof of such upon demand. An irrigation contractor installs, repairs, designs and maintains irrigation systems.

1. Recording a subdivision plat; or

IRRIGATION DESIGNER: A landscape architect or a person who has been certified by the Irrigation Association (IA), the city of St. George or other city-approved certification programs to prepare irrigation system designs.

2. Development of any property or project.

IRRIGATION PLAN: A plan that shows the components of the irrigation system with water meter size, backflow prevention, precipitation rates, flow rate and operating pressure for each irrigation circuit, together with identification of all irrigation equipment.

IRRIGATION CONTRACTOR (IC): A person who has been certified by a city-approved certification program to install irrigation systems, meets state and local license, insurance and bonding requirements, and is able to show proof of such upon demand. An irrigation contractor installs, repairs, designs and maintains irrigation systems.

IRRIGATION RUNOFF: Irrigation water that is not absorbed by the soil or landscape area to which it is applied and which flows onto other areas.

IRRIGATION DESIGNER: A landscape architect or a person who has been certified by the Irrigation Association (IA), the city of St. George or other city-approved certification programs to prepare irrigation system designs.

JOINT UTILITY COMMITTEE (JUC): A committee comprised of city staff and representatives from local utility service providers which meets regularly to discuss the engineering, design, placement, and other issues related to utility improvements within the city.

IRRIGATION PLAN: A plan that shows the components of the irrigation system with water meter size, backflow prevention, precipitation rates, flow rate and operating pressure for each irrigation circuit, together with identification of all irrigation equipment.

LAND USE APPLICANT: The property owner, or the property owner’s designee, who submits a land use application regarding the property owner’s land.

IRRIGATION RUNOFF: Irrigation water that is not absorbed by the soil or landscape area to which it is applied and which flows onto other areas.

LAND USE APPLICATION:

JOINT UTILITY COMMITTEE (JUC): A committee comprised of city staff and representatives from local utility service providers which meets regularly to discuss the engineering, design, placement, and other issues related to utility improvements within the city.

A. Means an application submitted by a land use applicant to obtain a land use decision; and

LAND USE APPLICANT: The property owner, or the property owner’s designee, who submits a land use application regarding the property owner’s land.

B. Does not mean an application to enact, amend, or repeal a land use regulation.

LAND USE APPLICATION:

LAND USE AUTHORITY: Unless otherwise provided herein, the community development director or designee is the land use authority for land use decisions required in this title.

A. Means an application submitted by a land use applicant to obtain a land use decision; and

LAND USE DECISION: The final action of a land use authority or appeal authority regarding:

B. Does not mean an application to enact, amend, or repeal a land use regulation.

A. A land use permit;

LAND USE AUTHORITY: Unless otherwise provided herein, the community development director or designee is the land use authority for land use decisions required in this title.

B. A land use application; or

LAND USE DECISION: The final action of a land use authority or appeal authority regarding:

C. The enforcement of a land use regulation, land use permit, or development agreement.

A. A land use permit;

LAND USE PERMIT: A permit issued by a land use authority.

B. A land use application; or

LAND USE REGULATION:

C. The enforcement of a land use regulation, land use permit, or development agreement.

A. An ordinance, law, code, map, resolution, specification, fee, or rule that governs the use or development of land; and

LAND USE PERMIT: A permit issued by a land use authority.

B. Does not include:

LAND USE REGULATION:

1. The general plan;

A. An ordinance, law, code, map, resolution, specification, fee, or rule that governs the use or development of land; and

2. A land use decision of the city council, even if the decision is expressed in a resolution or ordinance; or

B. Does not include:

3. A temporary revision to an engineering specification that does not materially:

1. The general plan;

(a) Increase a land use applicant’s cost of development compared to the existing specification; or

2. A land use decision of the city council, even if the decision is expressed in a resolution or ordinance; or

(b) Impact a land use applicant’s use of land.

3. A temporary revision to an engineering specification that does not materially:

LANDMARK BUILDING OR SITE: Any site (including significant trees or other plant life located thereon) or structure of particular historic or aesthetic significance to the city or state. Such significance shall exist where cultural, political, spiritual, economic, social or artistic history of the community is reflected or exemplified by the site or structure, or if it is identified with historic personages or with important events, or if the structure or site embodies distinguishing characteristics of an architectural specimen, inherently valuable for a representation of a period, style or method of construction.

(a) Increase a land use applicant’s cost of development compared to the existing specification; or

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: A person who is licensed to practice landscape architecture by the state of Utah.

(b) Impact a land use applicant’s use of land.

LANDSCAPE OR LANDSCAPING: Any combination of living plants, berms, trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, flowers, grass and other plants that are generally not considered to be weeds or noxious plants; natural features such as rock, stone, or wood chips; nonvegetative permeable ground cover; and structural features, including, but not limited to, fountains, reflecting pools, outdoor artwork, screen walls, fences or benches that create an attractive and pleasing environment.

LANDMARK BUILDING OR SITE: Any site (including significant trees or other plant life located thereon) or structure of particular historic or aesthetic significance to the city or state. Such significance shall exist where cultural, political, spiritual, economic, social or artistic history of the community is reflected or exemplified by the site or structure, or if it is identified with historic personages or with important events, or if the structure or site embodies distinguishing characteristics of an architectural specimen, inherently valuable for a representation of a period, style or method of construction.

LANDSCAPE OR LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE: Maintaining or keeping any landscaping or any area required to be landscaped:

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: A person who is licensed to practice landscape architecture by the state of Utah.

A. In a live and thriving condition, with consideration for normal growth and water needs; and

LANDSCAPE OR LANDSCAPING: Any combination of living plants, berms, trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, flowers, grass and other plants that are generally not considered to be weeds or noxious plants; natural features such as rock, stone, or wood chips; nonvegetative permeable ground cover; and structural features, including, but not limited to, fountains, reflecting pools, outdoor artwork, screen walls, fences or benches that create an attractive and pleasing environment.

B. Fertilized, mowed, trimmed, edged, mulched and free from weeds, dead plants, litter, refuse, or debris in compliance with regionally accepted horticultural practice.

LANDSCAPE OR LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE: Maintaining or keeping any landscaping or any area required to be landscaped:

LANDSCAPE PLAN: A plan that clearly and accurately identifies the location and species of new and existing trees, shrubs, ground covers, and other plants on a site, and any other landscape element, and includes an irrigation plan.

A. In a live and thriving condition, with consideration for normal growth and water needs; and

LANDSCAPED AREA: An entire parcel of real property less the building footprint, driveways, nonirrigated portions of parking lots, hardscape (such as decks and patios), and other nonporous areas. Water features are included in the calculation of the landscaped area.

B. Fertilized, mowed, trimmed, edged, mulched and free from weeds, dead plants, litter, refuse, or debris in compliance with regionally accepted horticultural practice.

LIGHT, DIRECT ARTIFICIAL: Direct artificial light” means any light cast directly to an illuminated area from an artificial light source, as defined by this section, or from any surface on or within the artificial light source’s luminaire that is intended to reflect, refract, or diffuse light from the artificial light source. This does not include light reflected, refracted, or diffused from other surfaces such as nonreflective surfaces on or within the luminaire, or the ground or adjacent walls; provided, those surfaces are not primarily intended for the reflection, refraction, or diffusion of the artificial light source.

LANDSCAPE PLAN: A plan that clearly and accurately identifies the location and species of new and existing trees, shrubs, ground covers, and other plants on a site, and any other landscape element, and includes an irrigation plan.

LIGHT POLLUTION: Any artificial light that is emitted either directly or indirectly by reflection that alters the appearance of the nighttime sky; interferes with astronomical observations; or interferes with the natural functioning of native wildlife.

LANDSCAPED AREA: An entire parcel of real property less the building footprint, driveways, nonirrigated portions of parking lots, hardscape (such as decks and patios), and other nonporous areas. Water features are included in the calculation of the landscaped area.

LIGHT SOURCE, ARTIFICIAL: Artificial light source” means the part of a lighting device that produces light.

LIGHT, DIRECT ARTIFICIAL: Direct artificial light” means any light cast directly to an illuminated area from an artificial light source, as defined by this section, or from any surface on or within the artificial light source’s luminaire that is intended to reflect, refract, or diffuse light from the artificial light source. This does not include light reflected, refracted, or diffused from other surfaces such as nonreflective surfaces on or within the luminaire, or the ground or adjacent walls; provided, those surfaces are not primarily intended for the reflection, refraction, or diffusion of the artificial light source.

LIGHT TRESPASS: The projection of any light from a direct artificial light outside the lot or parcel boundary or street right-of-way where the artificial light source is located, unless the projection outside the lot or parcel boundary or street right-of-way is lawfully permitted.

LIGHT POLLUTION: Any artificial light that is emitted either directly or indirectly by reflection that alters the appearance of the nighttime sky; interferes with astronomical observations; or interferes with the natural functioning of native wildlife.

LIGHTING, OUTDOOR: Outdoor lighting” means the illumination of an outdoor area or object by any indoor or outdoor artificial light source.

LIGHT SOURCE, ARTIFICIAL: Artificial light source” means the part of a lighting device that produces light.

LIVESTOCK: Large domesticated animals, which are not ordinarily permitted in the house, such as horses, cattle, goats, sheep, llamas, or ostriches, but not hogs or pigs.

LIGHT TRESPASS: The projection of any light from a direct artificial light outside the lot or parcel boundary or street right-of-way where the artificial light source is located, unless the projection outside the lot or parcel boundary or street right-of-way is lawfully permitted.

LIVESTOCK FEED YARD: A commercial operation to fatten or maintain livestock prior to their shipment to a stockyard for sale or rendering.

LIGHTING, OUTDOOR: Outdoor lighting” means the illumination of an outdoor area or object by any indoor or outdoor artificial light source.

LOT: A tract of land, regardless of any label, that is created by and shown on a subdivision plat that has been recorded in the office of the county recorder. The terms “lot” and “parcel” are used throughout this title interchangeably.

LIVESTOCK: Large domesticated animals, which are not ordinarily permitted in the house, such as horses, cattle, goats, sheep, llamas, or ostriches, but not hogs or pigs.

LOT, CORNER: A lot having frontage on two (2) or more improved public or private streets. If common area or limited common area is located between the lot line and right-of-way, it is considered a corner lot.

LIVESTOCK FEED YARD: A commercial operation to fatten or maintain livestock prior to their shipment to a stockyard for sale or rendering.

LOT DEPTH: The minimum distance measured from the front property line to the rear property line of the same lot.

LOT: A tract of land, regardless of any label, that is created by and shown on a subdivision plat that has been recorded in the office of the county recorder. The terms “lot” and “parcel” are used throughout this title interchangeably.

LOT LINE: Any line defining the boundaries of a lot.

LOT, CORNER: A lot having frontage on two (2) or more improved public or private streets. If common area or limited common area is located between the lot line and right-of-way, it is considered a corner lot.

LOT WIDTH: The distance between the side lot lines measured at the front yard setback.

LOT DEPTH: The minimum distance measured from the front property line to the rear property line of the same lot.

LOW FUEL VOLUME AND HIGH-WATER CONTENT PLANTS: Plants that do not produce excessive amounts of leaves and branches that will fuel fires.

LOT LINE: Any line defining the boundaries of a lot.

LOWEST FLOOR: The lowest floor of the lowest enclosed area (including basement). An unfinished or flood resistant enclosure, usable solely for parking of vehicles, building access or storage, in an area other than a basement area, is not considered a building’s lowest floor; provided, that such enclosure is not built so as to render the structure in violation of the applicable nonelevation design requirements of this title.

LOT WIDTH: The distance between the side lot lines measured at the front yard setback.

LUMEN: Unit of luminous flux; used to measure the amount of light emitted by lamps.

LOW FUEL VOLUME AND HIGH-WATER CONTENT PLANTS: Plants that do not produce excessive amounts of leaves and branches that will fuel fires.

MANUFACTURING, CUSTOM: An establishment primarily engaged in the on-site production of goods by hand manufacturing which involves only the use of hand tools or domestic mechanical equipment not exceeding two (2) horsepower or a single kiln not exceeding eight (8) kilowatts, and the incidental direct sale to customers of only those goods produced on site. Typical uses include ceramic studios, candle making shops or custom jewelry manufacturing.

LOWEST FLOOR: The lowest floor of the lowest enclosed area (including basement). An unfinished or flood resistant enclosure, usable solely for parking of vehicles, building access or storage, in an area other than a basement area, is not considered a building’s lowest floor; provided, that such enclosure is not built so as to render the structure in violation of the applicable nonelevation design requirements of this title.

MANUFACTURING, HEAVY: The converting of raw or partially processed materials into a product used for further processing or distribution. Examples of heavy manufacturing include lumber and paper mills, sewage treatment plants, stone, clay, glass product manufacturing, asphalt and concrete batch plants, and similar operations. These uses may be conducted partially or wholly outdoors and usually create noxious byproducts such as dust, fumes, hazardous waste products, noise, vibration, and glare.

LUMEN: Unit of luminous flux; used to measure the amount of light emitted by lamps.

MANUFACTURING, LIGHT: An establishment engaged in the manufacture, predominantly from previously prepared materials, of finished products or parts, including processing, fabrication, assembly, treatment, and packaging of such products, and incidental storage, sales, and distribution of such products, but excluding basic industrial processing.

MANUFACTURING, CUSTOM: An establishment primarily engaged in the on-site production of goods by hand manufacturing which involves only the use of hand tools or domestic mechanical equipment not exceeding two (2) horsepower or a single kiln not exceeding eight (8) kilowatts, and the incidental direct sale to customers of only those goods produced on site. Typical uses include ceramic studios, candle making shops or custom jewelry manufacturing.

MULCH: Any organic material such as leaves, bark, wood chips, straw, or inorganic material such as crushed stone or gravel, or other materials left loose and applied to the soil surface for the beneficial purpose of controlling weeds and conserving soil moisture.

MANUFACTURING, HEAVY: The converting of raw or partially processed materials into a product used for further processing or distribution. Examples of heavy manufacturing include lumber and paper mills, sewage treatment plants, stone, clay, glass product manufacturing, asphalt and concrete batch plants, and similar operations. These uses may be conducted partially or wholly outdoors and usually create noxious byproducts such as dust, fumes, hazardous waste products, noise, vibration, and glare.

NATURAL WATERWAYS: The natural drainage channel along rivers, streams, creeks, springs, gullies or washes.

MANUFACTURING, LIGHT: An establishment engaged in the manufacture, predominantly from previously prepared materials, of finished products or parts, including processing, fabrication, assembly, treatment, and packaging of such products, and incidental storage, sales, and distribution of such products, but excluding basic industrial processing.

NONCOMPLYING BUILDING OR STRUCTURE: A structure that:

MULCH: Any organic material such as leaves, bark, wood chips, straw, or inorganic material such as crushed stone or gravel, or other materials left loose and applied to the soil surface for the beneficial purpose of controlling weeds and conserving soil moisture.

A. Legally existed before its current land use designation; and

NATURAL WATERWAYS: The natural drainage channel along rivers, streams, creeks, springs, gullies or washes.

B. Because of one (1) or more subsequent land use ordinance changes, does not conform to the setback, height restrictions, or other regulations, excluding those regulations which govern the use of land.

NONCOMPLYING BUILDING OR STRUCTURE: A structure that:

NONCONFORMING USE: A use of land that:

A. Legally existed before its current land use designation; and

A. Legally existed before its current land use designation;

B. Because of one (1) or more subsequent land use ordinance changes, does not conform to the setback, height restrictions, or other regulations, excluding those regulations which govern the use of land.

B. Has been maintained continuously since the land use ordinance that created the nonconformity was enacted; and

NONCONFORMING USE: A use of land that:

C. Because of one (1) or more land use ordinance changes, does not conform to the regulations that currently govern the use of the land.

A. Legally existed before its current land use designation;

NURSING HOME: An institution providing long-term residence and care for the aged or infirm.

B. Has been maintained continuously since the land use ordinance that created the nonconformity was enacted; and

PARCEL: Any real property with a separate tax identification number that is not a lot created by and shown on a subdivision plat recorded in the office of the county recorder. The terms “lot” and “parcel” are used throughout this title interchangeably.

C. Because of one (1) or more land use ordinance changes, does not conform to the regulations that currently govern the use of the land.

PARCEL, CORNER: A parcel having frontage on two (2) or more improved public or private streets.

NURSING HOME: An institution providing long-term residence and care for the aged or infirm.

PARCEL DEPTH: The minimum distance measured from the front property line to the rear property line of the same parcel.

PARCEL: Any real property with a separate tax identification number that is not a lot created by and shown on a subdivision plat recorded in the office of the county recorder. The terms “lot” and “parcel” are used throughout this title interchangeably.

PARCEL LINE: Any line defining the boundaries of a parcel.

PARCEL, CORNER: A parcel having frontage on two (2) or more improved public or private streets.

PARCEL WIDTH: The distance between the side parcel lines measured at the front yard setback.

PARCEL DEPTH: The minimum distance measured from the front property line to the rear property line of the same parcel.

PARKING LOT: An area, other than a street, used for parking, whether or not required by ordinance.

PARCEL LINE: Any line defining the boundaries of a parcel.

PARKING SPACE: Space within a building, lot or parking lot designated for parking or storing one (1) automobile.

PARCEL WIDTH: The distance between the side parcel lines measured at the front yard setback.

PERMANENT COSMETICS: A mark or design made on or under the skin by a process of pricking or ingraining an indelible pigment, dye, or ink in the skin for masking discolorations or cosmetically enhancing facial features which shall follow the natural line of the feature and shall be limited to eyeliner, eyebrows, lip coloring, and medical reconstruction procedures only.

PARKING LOT: An area, other than a street, used for parking, whether or not required by ordinance.

PERMANENT COSMETICS ESTABLISHMENT: An establishment engaging in permanent cosmetics as a secondary use to an establishment employing cosmetologist/barber(s), aesthetician(s), electrologist(s), or nail technician(s) licensed by the state under UCA Chapter 58-11a, excluding tattoo establishments and home occupations.

PARKING SPACE: Space within a building, lot or parking lot designated for parking or storing one (1) automobile.

PLANNED DEVELOPMENT: A development that is the subject of a zone-change application, submitted to the planning commission and city council, and, when required, presented with a conceptual plan showing the form, manner, layout and other parameters of the planned development prior to the preparation of a preliminary plat.

PERMANENT COSMETICS: A mark or design made on or under the skin by a process of pricking or ingraining an indelible pigment, dye, or ink in the skin for masking discolorations or cosmetically enhancing facial features which shall follow the natural line of the feature and shall be limited to eyeliner, eyebrows, lip coloring, and medical reconstruction procedures only.

PLAT, FINAL: A plat prepared in accordance with the provisions of this title, which plat is designed to be placed on record in the office of the Washington County recorder.

PERMANENT COSMETICS ESTABLISHMENT: An establishment engaging in permanent cosmetics as a secondary use to an establishment employing cosmetologist/barber(s), aesthetician(s), electrologist(s), or nail technician(s) licensed by the state under UCA Chapter 58-11a, excluding tattoo establishments and home occupations.

PLAT, PRELIMINARY: A plat prepared in accordance with the provisions of this title which plat, and accompanying plans, reports, diagrams and text, is made for the purpose of showing the design of a proposed subdivision and the existing conditions in and around it. The preliminary plat is essentially a study plan which, when approved, will serve as a basis for the preparation of the construction drawings and final plat.

PERSONAL CARE SERVICE: An establishment primarily engaged in the provision of frequently recurring needed services of a personal nature. Typical uses include but are not limited to beauty and barber shops, massage therapy, custom tailoring and seamstress shops, esthetician, portrait studios, shoe repair shops, and tanning and nail salons.

PLATEAU: A flat or predominantly flat area of land, which is raised sharply above adjacent land on at least one (1) side as designated on the ridgeline map.

PERSONAL INSTRUCTION SERVICE: An establishment primarily engaged in the provision of informational, instructional, personal improvement and similar services of a nonprofessional nature. Typical uses include but are not limited to art and music schools, driving and computer instruction, handicraft or hobby instruction, health and fitness studios.

PLATEAU EDGE: The junction of the plateau and the sharp vertical rise that separates the plateau from lower adjacent land.

PLANNED DEVELOPMENT: A development that is the subject of a zone-change application, submitted to the planning commission and city council, and, when required, presented with a conceptual plan showing the form, manner, layout and other parameters of the planned development prior to the preparation of a preliminary plat.

PRIVATE SITE DEVELOPMENT IMPROVEMENT: A required site feature that an applicant must install:

PLAT, FINAL: A plat prepared in accordance with the provisions of this title, which plat is designed to be placed on record in the office of the Washington County recorder.

A. As a condition of development of a commercial, industrial, mixed-use, condominium, or multifamily project; and

PLAT, PRELIMINARY: A plat prepared in accordance with the provisions of this title which plat, and accompanying plans, reports, diagrams and text, is made for the purpose of showing the design of a proposed subdivision and the existing conditions in and around it. The preliminary plat is essentially a study plan which, when approved, will serve as a basis for the preparation of the construction drawings and final plat.

B. That is not an infrastructure improvement.

PLATEAU: A flat or predominantly flat area of land, which is raised sharply above adjacent land on at least one (1) side as designated on the ridgeline map.

QUALIFYING STUDENT: A student enrolled in spring or fall classes at Dixie State University in classes awarded eight (8) credits or more for each semester.

PLATEAU EDGE: The junction of the plateau and the sharp vertical rise that separates the plateau from lower adjacent land.

RECEIVING AREA: An area within a proposed development that is designated to accept density transferred from a designated sending area within the proposed development.

PRIVATE SITE DEVELOPMENT IMPROVEMENT: A required site feature that an applicant must install:

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE: A vehicle that is:

A. As a condition of development of a commercial, industrial, mixed-use, condominium, or multifamily project; and

A. Built on a single chassis;

B. That is not an infrastructure improvement.

B. Four hundred (400) square feet or less when measured at the largest horizontal projections;

QUALIFYING STUDENT: A student enrolled in spring or fall classes at Dixie State University in classes awarded eight (8) credits or more for each semester.

C. Designed to be self-propelled or permanently towable by a light duty truck; and

RECEIVING AREA: An area within a proposed development that is designated to accept density transferred from a designated sending area within the proposed development.

D. Designed primarily not for use as a permanent dwelling, but as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or seasonal use.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE: A vehicle that is:

RELIGIOUS FACILITY: A meetinghouse, church, temple, mosque, synagogue or other permanent structure, used primarily for regular religious worship.

A. Built on a single chassis;

RESIDENTIAL CENTRAL CITY AREA (RCC): The area located between 100 South to 700 South, and between 700 East to Bluff Street or bounded by Bluff Street on the west, Diagonal Street to Main Street and then to St. George Boulevard on the north, and by Interstate 15 on the south and east.

B. Four hundred (400) square feet or less when measured at the largest horizontal projections;

RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITY: A residence where more than one (1) person with a disability resides and the residence is licensed with the State Department of Human Services or the Department of Health as a residential facility to care for the disabled.

C. Designed to be self-propelled or permanently towable by a light duty truck; and

RESTAURANT/CAFÉ: Preparation and sale of food and drink for on-premises public consumption.

D. Designed primarily not for use as a permanent dwelling, but as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or seasonal use.

RETAINING WALL: Includes any structure designed to resist the lateral displacement of soil or other materials, not including rockery walls. An example includes block walls, concrete walls, or a segmented wall designed and approved as a retaining wall.

RELIGIOUS FACILITY: A meetinghouse, church, temple, mosque, synagogue or other permanent structure, used primarily for regular religious worship.

RETAINING WALL HEIGHT: Retaining walls shall be measured from the top of the exposed face to finish grade.

RESIDENTIAL CENTRAL CITY AREA (RCC): The area located between 100 South to 700 South, and between 700 East to Bluff Street or bounded by Bluff Street on the west, Diagonal Street to Main Street and then to St. George Boulevard on the north, and by Interstate 15 on the south and east.

RIDGELINE: The junction of a rising slope and a descending slope, including a cuesta crest and a plateau edge.

RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITY: A residence where more than one (1) person with a disability resides and the residence is licensed with the State Department of Human Services or the Department of Health as a residential facility to care for the disabled.

ROCK: A natural solid mineral matter occurring in large masses or fragments.

RESTAURANT/CAFÉ: Preparation and sale of food and drink for on-premises public consumption.

ROCKERY WALL: A system of stacked rocks constructed to retain soil or rock and include rock-faced slopes.

RETAINING WALL: Includes any structure designed to resist the lateral displacement of soil or other materials, not including rockery walls. An example includes block walls, concrete walls, or a segmented wall designed and approved as a retaining wall.

SENDING AREA: An area within a proposed development that is designated to transfer density to a designated receiving area within the proposed development.

RETAINING WALL HEIGHT: Retaining walls shall be measured from the top of the exposed face to finish grade.

SETBACK: The minimum distance to a structure from the property lines.

RIDGELINE: The junction of a rising slope and a descending slope, including a cuesta crest and a plateau edge.

SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS: See section 3-8-2.

ROCK: A natural solid mineral matter occurring in large masses or fragments.

SHORT-TERM GUEST: Guests whose duration of visit is twenty-nine (29) consecutive calendar days or less.

ROCKERY WALL: A system of stacked rocks constructed to retain soil or rock and include rock-faced slopes.

SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL: Property that is occupied, possessed or used by any person or entity for transient lodging where the term of occupancy, possession, or use of the property by the person or entity is offered for twenty-nine (29) consecutive calendar days or less, for direct or indirect compensation or other consideration.

SENDING AREA: An area within a proposed development that is designated to transfer density to a designated receiving area within the proposed development.

SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS: Minimum lot areas, yard setbacks, exceptions, building height, lot coverage, landscaping, and open space for each zone.

SETBACK: The minimum distance to a structure from the property lines.

SLOPE: A vertical rise in feet measured over a horizontal distance, expressed as a percentage, measured generally at right angles to contour lines.

SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS: See section 3-8-2.

SMALL ANIMAL: An animal that, on average, will reach a mature weight of no more than fifteen (15) pounds and does not include a rabbit or chicken.

SHORT-TERM GUEST: Guests whose duration of visit is twenty-nine (29) consecutive calendar days or less.

SPRINKLER, SPRAY: An irrigation head that sprays water through a nozzle.

SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL: Property that is occupied, possessed or used by any person or entity for transient lodging where the term of occupancy, possession, or use of the property by the person or entity is offered for twenty-nine (29) consecutive calendar days or less, for direct or indirect compensation or other consideration.

SPRINKLER, STREAM: An irrigation head that projects water through a gear rotor in single or multiple streams.

SIGNIFICANT HISTORIC BUILDING: A building or structure that is either:

STABLE, PRIVATE: A detached building designed and used to care for livestock owned by the residents and not kept for commercial purposes.

A. A designated landmark site as approved by the city council; or

STABLE, PUBLIC: A public building designed and used to care for livestock.

B. A residential or commercial building that meets the requirements of section 10-13E-4A2; or

STATE AND LOCAL CONSTRUCTION CODES: Regulations adopted in or pursuant to the State Construction and Fire Codes Act, UCA Title 15A.

C. Any building which meets the criteria for the National Register of Historic Places.

STORAGE RENTAL UNITS: (Also known as MINISTORAGE or SELF-STORAGE): A building separated into individual spaces for customer storage and retrieval of personal effects, household goods, furniture or archived materials.

SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS: Minimum lot areas, yard setbacks, exceptions, building height, lot coverage, landscaping, and open space for each zone.

STORY: That portion of a building between the upper surface of a floor and the upper surface of the next floor or roof above.

SLOPE: A vertical rise in feet measured over a horizontal distance, expressed as a percentage, measured generally at right angles to contour lines.

STREET, PRIVATE: A private thoroughfare that affords access to property consistent with city standards.

SMALL ANIMAL: An animal that, on average, will reach a mature weight of no more than fifteen (15) pounds and does not include rabbits or urban hens.

STREET, PUBLIC: A public thoroughfare that affords principal means of access to abutting property.

SPRINKLER, SPRAY: An irrigation head that sprays water through a nozzle.

STREET SIDE: An area located between the side of a structure and a public or private street, extending from the front yard setback to the rear yard setback. See also LOT, CORNER, and PARCEL.

SPRINKLER, STREAM: An irrigation head that projects water through a gear rotor in single or multiple streams.

STREET TREE: Includes all trees located within the public right-of-way of all streets within the city.

STABLE, PRIVATE: A detached building designed and used to care for livestock owned by the residents and not kept for commercial purposes.

STRUCTURAL ALTERATION: Any change to the support of a structure, such as a bearing wall, column, beam truss or girder.

STABLE, PUBLIC: A public building designed and used to care for livestock.

STRUCTURE: Anything constructed or erected that is attached, on, or below the ground in any manner.

STATE AND LOCAL CONSTRUCTION CODES: Regulations adopted in or pursuant to the State Construction and Fire Codes Act, UCA Title 15A.

SUBDIVIDER: Any individual, firm, association, syndicate, partnership, corporation, trust, or other legal entity, having legal title to real property for which a subdivision is proposed. A “subdivider” includes an authorized representative of the subdivider who is authorized to represent the subdivider for the purpose of effecting the subdivision of real property, having legal title to real property for which a subdivision is proposed. SUBDIVIDER’S ENGINEER

STORAGE RENTAL UNITS: A civil engineer licensed in(Also the stateknown as ofMINISTORAGE Utahor engagedSELF-STORAGE): by the subdivider to prepare a conceptual plannedA building separated into individual spaces for customer development, a preliminarystorage and retrieval plat, construction drawingsof personal effects, a final plathousehold goods, or to compile such data as may be required in connection therewithfurniture or in accordance with the provisions of this titlearchived materials.

TABLELAND

STORY: LandThat whereportion of a building between the slope in any direction is less than fifteen percent (15%)upper surface of a floor and the upper surface of the next floor or roof above.

TATTOO ESTABLISHMENT: Any location, place, area

STREET, structure, or business used for thePRIVATE: practiceA of tattooing or the instruction of tattooing, excluding permanent cosmetics establishmentsprivate thoroughfare that affords access to property consistent with city standards.

TURF

STREET, PUBLIC: A surface layerpublic thoroughfare that affords principal means of mowed grassaccess to abutting property.

UNDISTURBED

STREET SIDE: An area that remains inlocated between the side of a structure and a naturalpublic or private street, pristine condition and not subjectextending from the front yard setback to grading, excavation, orthe rear yard setback. other similarSee also LOT, CORNER, and disturbancePARCEL.

UNPAVED SURFACE

STREET TREE: AIncludes parcel of land or portion thereof that is not paved with an approved surfacing material such as asphalt or concreteall trees located within the public right-of-way of all streets within the city.

URBAN HENS AND RABBITS

STRUCTURAL ALTERATION: KeepingAny of chickens (hens only) and rabbits, as an accessory use tochange to the support of a single-family dwellingstructure, to produce food for the family residing on the subject propertysuch as a bearing wall, column, beam truss or girder.

VALVE

STRUCTURE: AAnything device used to control the flowconstructed or erected that is attached, of water in an irrigation systemon, or below the ground in any manner.

SUBDIVIDER: Any individual, firm, association, syndicate, partnership, corporation, trust, or other legal entity, having legal title to real property for which a subdivision is proposed. A “subdivider” includes an authorized representative of the subdivider who is authorized to represent the subdivider for the purpose of effecting the subdivision of real property, having legal title to real property for which a subdivision is proposed.

VEHICLE: Any form of motorized transport or any trailer.

SUBDIVIDER’S ENGINEER: A civil engineer licensed in the state of Utah engaged by the subdivider to prepare a conceptual planned development, a preliminary plat, construction drawings, a final plat, or to compile such data as may be required in connection therewith or in accordance with the provisions of this title.

VESSEL: Every type of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water.

TABLELAND: Land where the slope in any direction is less than fifteen percent (15%).

WATER PERFORMANCE AUDIT: A water performance audit is an on-site survey and measurement of irrigation equipment and management efficiency performed by a certified water auditor.

TATTOO ESTABLISHMENT: Any location, place, area, structure, or business used for the practice of tattooing or the instruction of tattooing, excluding permanent cosmetics establishments.

YARD, FRONT: On a lot or parcel with a building, the area that includes the full width of the lot or parcel from the main building to any lot line abutting a street, or private right of access. On a vacant lot or parcel, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the depth of the minimum setback to any lot line abutting any street. A corner lot or parcel has two (2) front yards.

TURF: A surface layer of mowed grass.

YARD, REAR: On a lot with a building, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the rear façade of the building to the rear lot line. On a vacant lot, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the rear setback to the rear lot line.

UNDISTURBED: An area that remains in a natural, pristine condition and not subject to grading, excavation, or other similar disturbance.

YARD, SIDE: On a lot with a building, the areas between the side lines of the building and the side line of the lot and extending from the front yard line to the rear yard line. On a vacant lot, the areas between the front and rear setback lines, from each side yard setback line to its closest side lot line.

UNPAVED SURFACE: A parcel of land or portion thereof that is not paved with an approved surfacing material such as asphalt or concrete.

URBAN HENS AND RABBITS: Keeping of chickens (Ord. 2019-10-002hens only) and rabbits, 10-10as an accessory use to a single-2019)family dwelling, to produce food for the family residing on the subject property.

VALVE: A device used to control the flow of water in an irrigation system.

VEHICLE: Any form of motorized transport or any trailer.

VESSEL: Every type of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water.

WATER PERFORMANCE AUDIT: A water performance audit is an on-site survey and measurement of irrigation equipment and management efficiency performed by a certified water auditor.

YARD, FRONT: On a lot or parcel with a building, the area that includes the full width of the lot or parcel from the main building to any lot line abutting a street, or private right of access. On a vacant lot or parcel, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the depth of the minimum setback to any lot line abutting any street. A corner lot or parcel has two (2) front yards.

YARD, REAR: On a lot with a building, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the rear façade of the building to the rear lot line. On a vacant lot, the area that includes the full width of the lot from the rear setback to the rear lot line.

YARD, SIDE: On a lot with a building, the areas between the side lines of the building and the side line of the lot and extending from the front yard line to the rear yard line. On a vacant lot, the areas between the front and rear setback lines, from each side yard setback line to its closest side lot line.

(Ord. 2019-10-002, 10-10-2019; amd. Ord. 2020-06-002, 6-4-2020; Ord. 2020-08-001 § 2 (Exh. A), 8-6-2020)