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27.13.040 DEFINITIONS.

The following definitions apply to this chapter:

(a) "Transportation Improvements" includes all street and intersection improvements and related facilities and equipment.

(b) Level of Service "D" means an average delay for a given street segment or intersection of 0.45 seconds or better.

(c) Land use categories are defined as follows:

(1) Hotel, which includes facilities used for the overnight lodging of guests.

(2) Industrial, which includes but is not limited to, facilities used for the manufacturing, processing, or storage of goods.

(3) Institution, which includes but is not limited to, religious, governmental, educational, and cultural uses.

(4) Multi-family residential, which includes but is not limited to, a secondary unit, duplex, townhouse, apartment, condominium, mobile home, multiple family dwelling, and community care facility with more than six residents.

(5) Office, which includes but is not limited to, facilities primarily used for professional (legal, engineering, accounting), financial, insurance, real estate, and other office-related uses which do not provide primarily walk-in services to the public.

(6) Retail, which includes but is not limited to, facilities primarily used for the sale of retail goods or personal services, including all retail sales outlets, facilities for the on-site sale of food or beverages, and personal services such as laundries, cleaners, copy stores, and hairdressers.

(7) Single Family Residential, which includes but is not limited to, a single-family dwelling and a small community care facility with six or fewer residents.

(8) Other uses. The zoning administrator shall determine the appropriate land use category for any use not set forth above, based on similarity of use and peak hour trip characteristics of the use as indicated in the most current edition of the International Transportation Engineering Manual.