A. ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY - A residential facility for two or more persons that provides nursing assistance and/or support services for residency of elderly and /or disabled persons, where residents share common meals.
B. COMMUNITY HALL - A community hall is a structure designed and constructed for civic uses and shall include a community meeting room, a library annex, space dedicated to historical or cultural displays or uses, athletic or exercise facilities, or uses found to be similar in intent and function with this section.
C. MULTIPLEX STRUCTURE - This term shall mean a residential dwelling unit designed with not more than thiry (30) separate dwelling units for a maximum occupancy by thirty (30) families living independently of each other.
Added (C) 9-26-05-Effective Upon Passage)
Amended (C) 12-12-11-Effective Upon Passage)
D. NEIGHBORHOOD RECREATION USE - This term shall include basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, tot lots, picnic areas, and the like.
E. NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANTS - A restaurant of not more than 20 seats, nor five employees, open for business not later than 10 p.m.
F. NEIGHBORHOOD-ORIENTED COMMERCIAL - This term shall
businesses with not more than 15,000 square feet of gross floor area.
term shall include convenience stores, bookstores, dry cleaners, ice
stores, barber and beauty shops, wearing apparel stores, bakeries,
drugstores, gift shops, hardware stores, or other use found to be
more uses listed herein, but shall not include automobiles sales
(Ord. No. 13-11 Amended Square Feet and Removed "banks" 12-12-12-Effective Upon Passage)
G. NONTIDAL WETLANDS - Those wetlands other than tidal wetlands that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency or duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions, as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act as amended.
H. OPEN SPACE - Common space generally intended for passive recreation and not improved with a building, structure, vehicular travel lane, driveway, street, sidewalk, or parking area. Open space may include pedestrian ways, bike paths, trails interconnecting open space areas; undisturbed natural areas, woodlands, preservation areas; community facilities; landscaped grounds, buffers; playgrounds and tot lots; swimming and boating areas.
Open space shall not include yards within individual residential lots, yards less than (30) feet wide between buildings, lands occupied by tennis courts, golf courses, and buildings.
I. PLANNED NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT - Planned neighborhood development (PND) is used in two contexts. Depending upon the context, planned neighborhood development refers to the development authorized by the ordinance or a project which is proposed for consideration under this ordinance. This term shall have the same meaning as mixed-use development and planned unit development as defined in the Code of Virginia (1989 Session Virginia Acts of Assembly - Chapter 384).
J. RETIREMENT LIVING
FACILITIES - In accordance with Virginia Code Section 36-96.7,
structures within a planned neighborhood development that are intended
absent of school age children and which ensures, through covenants,
regulations or other similar legal instruments, enforceable by a
association or other similar private entity, that at least one of the
of at least 80% of the units is 55 years of age or older. Such
may include extended care or nursing home facilities as defined in
175-3 of the Town Code.
(Ord. No. Z-1-05 Added Entire Section 4-11-05-Effective Upon Passage)