§ 23-761. Definitions.  


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  • When used in this division, the following words, terms or phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

    Affordable housing shall mean a dwelling unit which is offered for sale or rent to low-income persons or very low-income persons and which monthly rent or monthly mortgage payments, including taxes and insurance, do not exceed thirty (30) percent of that amount which represents the percentage of the median adjusted gross income for low-income persons and very low-income persons.

    Alternative impact fee shall mean any alternative fee calculated by an applicant and approved by the city manager or city commission pursuant to section 23-765.

    Encumbered shall mean monies committed by contract or purchase order in a manner that obligates the city to expend the encumbered amount upon delivery or completion of goods, services or real property provided by a vendor, supplier, contractor or owner.

    Impact fee shall mean, collectively, the fees imposed pursuant to this division.

    Impact fee study shall mean the study adopted pursuant to section 23-763, as amended and supplemented pursuant to section 23-779.

    Infill lot shall mean any single vacant lot located in a predominately built-up area served by city utilities, which is bounded on two (2) or more sides by existing development. In addition, any lot that contains an existing building which will be removed and replaced with a new building shall also be considered an infill lot.

    Mixed use construction shall mean construction in which more than one (1) impact fee land use category is contemplated, with each category consisting of a separate and identifiable enterprise not subordinate to or dependent on other enterprises within the construction.

    Owner shall mean the person holding legal title to the real property upon which public facilities impact construction is to occur.

    Person shall mean an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an incorporated association, or any other similar entity.

    Public facilities shall mean those facilities identified in this division for which impact fees are imposed.

    Public facilities impact construction shall mean land development which changes the use of land in a manner which increases the impact upon the public facilities for which impact fees are imposed under this division.

    Residential shall mean apartments, condominiums, mobile homes or single-family detached houses.

    Site-related improvement shall mean any improvement constructed on the development site which is required to connect a building or structure with a city capital facility.

(Ord. No. 2008-08, § 1, 3-4-08)