In Chapters 14-100 through 14-1800 inclusive, the following general
definitions shall apply:
(1) General Terminology.
includes "building"; "occupied" includes "designed or intended to be occupied";
"used" includes "arranged, designed or intended to be used"; the word "shall" is
always mandatory; the word "may" is permissive and not mandatory; words used in
the singular may include the plural; words used in the plural may include the
singular; words used in the present tense include the future tense; words used
in the future tense include the present tense; words, phrases and terms not
defined herein, but defined in Title 4 (Building Code), shall be construed as
defined in Title 4
; the text of
this Title shall control charts, captions, headings and maps in this
A use, including all necessary public utility facilities, subordinate
to and on the same lot as the main use on a lot and customarily incidental to
the main use, excluding signs;
(3) Active Space.
provides for public activity at the ground floor or concourse of a building,
provided that where it abuts a public sidewalk or public space, it is open and
accessible or visually accessible to the public; further provided, that the
following uses shall qualify as active space: enclosed public space, enclosed
gardens, public rooms, and through block connections; entrances to public
transit stations and/or the public transit concourse; libraries, museums,
galleries and exhibition space; office, hotel and/or theater lobbies; places of
worship; retail sales areas and restaurants;
(4) Additional Gross
See "Gross Floor Area,"
An establishment having thirty-three percent (33%) or more of
its floor area and/or thirty-three percent (33%) of its stock-in-trade, videos
and other visual production materials which are distinguished or characterized
by their emphasis on matter depicting, describing or related to "specified
sexual activities" or "specified anatomical areas";
See "Parking Lots,"
A common right-of-way shared by three (3) or more abutting landowners, which
shall not be included as part of the required rear yard or open space of any of
the abutting lots and which shall not be obstructed by any of the abutting
landowners without the concurrence of all those with deeded rights to the
(8) Amusement Arcade.
An establishment which offers to
patrons four (4) or more mechanical or electrical amusement devices or games
such as pinball machines, ping-pong, darts, shooting galleries or similar
devices or games, excluding juke boxes and amusement devices in the
establishments regulated by the Liquor Control Board of the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania, and vending machines for the dispensing of
Equipment including antennas, auxiliary
structures and cables that transmit and receive radio or other wireless
telecommunications signals but not including commercial radio or television
broadcasting; provided however that each antenna itself, that portion of the
facility propagating and receiving signals, shall not exceed 15
An unobstructed covered passageway located at
the ground level of a lot and located either within a building or under a
building (when a building is cantilevered in such a manner so as to create a
covered passage) and serving to connect public spaces and/or public sidewalks,
provided that both sides of the arcade abut active space, public space or public
(11) Architectural Recesses.
Portions of a building
wall at street level which are set back from the street line so as to create
articulation of the building wall and/or to provide space for windows or doors,
provided such recesses are not part of the required public space or open space
of a lot as required herein;
(12) Area of a Building.
"Occupied Area," Section
Any outdoor area or space where more than three (3) motor
vehicles for sale to the public may be parked, stored or
A story or portion thereof partly, but
less than fifty percent (50%) below the average level of the ground surrounding
the structure to be counted as a story in computing the number of stories of a
(15) Basic Gross Floor Area
. See "Gross Floor Area,"
An area of land bounded by streets which are confirmed on the City Plan and
(17) Block Frontage.
The distance along any street
line between the nearest streets intersecting it;
A structure having a roof;
(19) Buildings --
(a) A detached building is one with no party wall or walls
and which has a rear yard, a set-back and two (2) side yards on intermediate
lots, or one (1) side yard, a rear yard and two (2) set-backs (when required
herein) on corner lots;
(b) A semi-detached building is one (1) of two
(2) buildings with a party wall common to both;
(c) An attached
building is one with two (2) or more party walls, or one (1) party wall in the
case of a building at the end of a group of attached
(20) Building Set-Back Line.
The rear line of the
minimum required front yard, as herein designated for each
(21) Bus Terminal.
Any premises for the transient
housing or parking of motor driven buses, and the loading and unloading of
An adult club, restaurant, theater,
hall or similar place which features topless dancers, go-go dancers, exotic
dancers, strippers, male or female impersonators or similar entertainers
exhibiting specified anatomical areas or performing specified sexual
A story or portion thereof, fifty
percent (50%) or more below the average level of the ground surrounding the
structure, not to be counted as a story in computing the number of stories in a
An area of coverage that is a separate link
in wireless communications;
(25) Cellular service.
telephone or telecommunications service;
(26) Cell Site.
facility which transmits and receives wireless telecommunications
. Use and Zoning Regulations Charts set forth
A building having walls on all sides and a roof so that
the space within said building is enclosed in all directions; provided, however,
that where there are pipes, tanks and other apparatus which are themselves
complete enclosures, a use carried on therein shall be considered to be within a
completely enclosed building;
(29) Connector Space.
within a lot which may be open or enclosed and which is designed and/or intended
to be used by the public to pass from or through the lot to a public sidewalk, a
public transit concourse, a transit station, other public space within the lot,
the public space of another lot, entrances to the building or entrances to the
retail spaces on a lot, or other public space as defined
An open area other than a front yard, side
yard or rear yard on the same lot with the building;
. A court which does not extend to a street, alley or
(b) Open Court
. A court extending to a street, alley or
(c) Court Between Wings
. A court which is formed by three
(3) or more parts of the same building or two (2) parts of a building and a lot
line and which is open to a street, alley or yard on one (1)
(31) Curb Level.
The level of the curb in front of a
building as established on the confirmed City Plan;
A use engaged in entertainment which may include live entertainment, a
disc jockey or a self-contained sound system providing music; with or without
amplified sound which provides for dancing by guests and patrons and which may
or may not include the retail sale of food and/or
An open structure at least twelve
(12) inches above the ground which is located in the front yard, rear yard, side
yard or court of a property;
(34) Dog Kennel
. See "Stables,"
An opening in the wall of a building or structure designed
and intended to be used to provide for sales to and/or service to patrons who
remain in their vehicles;
A common right-of-way
shared by three (3) or more abutting landowners, building owners or condominium
owners which provides vehicular access to one (1) or more lots or buildings and
which shall not be included as part of the required rear yard or open space of
any of the abutting lots and which shall not be obstructed by any of the
abutting lots and which shall not be obstructed by any of the abutting
landowners without the concurrence of all those with legal rights to the
(37) Driveway -- Parking Lot.
See "Parking Lots,"
A building, any portion of which is used or intended to be used for living or
sleeping by human occupants;
(39) Dwellings --
(a) A single-family dwelling shall be a dwelling occupied
as the home or residence of one (1) family;
(b) A duplex dwelling shall
be a dwelling occupied as the home or residence of two (2) families, under one
(1) roof, each family occupying a single unit;
(c) A multiple dwelling
shall be a dwelling occupied by three (3) or more families, including rooming
and boarding houses and similar dwellings, except hotels, apartment hotels and
(d) "Detached Dwelling," "Semi-Detached Dwelling," and
"Attached Dwelling," see "Buildings," §
See "Completely Enclosed Building," §
Public space which is designed and intended to be used by the
public and which may be totally enclosed by walls and a roof which are partially
made of glass or other transparent material so as to allow for year-round
climate controlled usage of the space and which has no floor area above its
(42) Entry Arcade.
An arcade which provides public access
to building entrances, retail space and/or public
(43) Exceptional Public Benefit.
Space and/or improvements
which are provided for the use by and benefit of the public, and for which
incentive gross floor area is permitted in certain districts contained
A person living independently or a group of
persons living as a single household unit using housekeeping facilities in
common, but not to include more than three persons unrelated by blood, marriage
(45) Farmer’s Market.
An area, which may or
may not be in a completely enclosed building, where on designated days and
times, growers and producers of horticultural and agricultural products may sell
those products directly to the
An unroofed barrier forming a partially enclosed structure used to limit ingress
or egress to a lot or portion of a lot, including retaining walls, and which is
constructed of wood, metal or masonry materials that are designed and intended
to be used primarily for the construction of fences;
story of a
A ratio determined by dividing the gross floor area of all
buildings on a lot by the area of that lot;
(49) Front Yard.
"Yard," § 14-102
A building or other structure or part thereof used primarily for the housing,
parking or storage of motor vehicles, including the following
(a) Private Dwelling Garage. A building, structure or part
thereof for the parking, storage, housing or keeping of passenger vehicles by
the owner or tenant of the premises, as an accessory use to a permitted use as a
dwelling and not exceeding a maximum depth of 25 feet and a maximum width of 35
Garage. A building, structure or part thereof in which more than three (3) motor
vehicles may be parked, stored, housed or kept and which are not used for
transient public parking, but which are for the private use of the owners,
tenants, customers or visitors of a premises, excluding Private Dwelling
Garage. A building, structure or part thereof in which more than three (3) motor
vehicles may be parked, stored, housed or kept for transient public
The garden is public space which is part of a residential or hotel development
where over fifty percent (50%) of the gross floor area of the building is used
for residential units or hotel rooms. Such space is designed to provide visual
relief for the public. Gardens need not provide for direct public access or
seating, and may be open or partially or totally enclosed;
The sum, in square feet, of the gross horizontal areas of all
the floors of a building, measured from the exterior faces of the exterior walls
or center lines of walls separating two (2) buildings, including: (a) porches
(whether enclosed or unenclosed), (b) elevator shafts and stairwells on each
floor, and (c) attic space (whether finished or unfinished), interior balconies,
mezzanines, basements, penthouses, and mechanical equipment areas with a
structural headroom of seven and a half feet or more; but excluding: (a)
terraces, overhangs and uncovered steps, (b) cellars, (c) accessory off-street
parking (except in "C-4," "C-5," "RC-4" and "RC-5" Districts) or loading spaces,
(d) enclosed public space (e.g., atriums, winter gardens), and (e) attics,
basement bulkheads, and penthouses for elevators or mechanical equipment, and
other spaces with structural headroom of less than seven and a half
(a) Additional Gross Floor Area
. Gross floor area which is
in addition to the basic gross floor area and which is permitted when
developments conform to the requirements of various districts contained
(b) Basic Gross Floor Area
. The amount of gross floor
area permitted and specified in various districts contained
(c) Incentive Gross Floor Area
. Gross floor area which
is in addition to the basic gross floor area and additional gross floor area and
which is permitted when developments conform to the requirements of various
districts contained herein;
(d) Net Leasable Area
. Net leasable
area shall mean the total of all gross floor area of a building within interior
walls, excluding square footage devoted to the following service areas including
rubbish rooms and custodians closets, space used for vestibules, stairways,
escalators and elevators; areas used for electrical, telephone, computer or
mechanical equipment; loading docks and receiving areas; non-occupied areas
devoted to building structure, support or aesthetics; mall and concourse areas
not occupied by retail kiosks and/or vendor stands; public seating areas (not
including restaurant and cafe seating); public walkways, and other areas devoted
to public uses within the mall or concourse; public rest
Gross Floor Area
. The amount of gross floor area remaining after the total
gross floor area of all buildings and structures existing on the lot is deducted
from the permitted gross floor area of the lot;
The first floor of a building at the average ground level at the
front of the building; in the case of buildings with two (2) street frontages,
the ground floor level may be an average of ground level of the two (2) street
frontages; provided, within the flood plains of the Schuylkill River and
Delaware River, the ground floor shall be defined as the first floor of the
building measured one foot above the one hundred (100) year flood
(54) Group Dwellings.
One (1) or more structures
intended for single-family, two-family, or multi-family occupancy on a lot. A
structure for group dwellings shall be defined as any space enclosed within
continuous exterior walls;
(55) Height of a Structure.
vertical distance from the average ground level at the base of the structure to
the top of the structure; provided, that if height is measured on a gable wall
of a building, the top of the building shall be considered to be the mean height
between the eaves and the ridge;
(56) Height Limit.
distance fixed in certain districts contained herein and measured from the
average ground level at the base of the
(57) Hospital/Medical Center.
specializing in giving clinical, temporary and emergency services of a medical
or surgical nature to human patients, and licensed by State law to provide
facilities and services in surgery, obstetrics and general medical practice.
Such institutions include allied and adjunct medical facilities such as medical
schools, nursing schools, student residences, laboratories, research facilities,
out-patient treatment and medical offices which may be in the same building or
separate buildings, provided, this does not include non-accessory, non-adjacent
or independently operated medical office buildings, group medical practices or
Ten (10) or more dwelling units
devoted to the temporary housing of guests where rents are charged by the day
and having on-site parking spaces or off-site valet parking spaces and which may
have accessory commercial facilities for the use of its guests. Hotels shall
include apartment hotels, motels, motor courts and motor
(59) Incentive Gross Floor Area
. See "Gross Floor Area,"
A structure which may be constructed somewhere other than the lot on which it is
placed or which is comprised of parts which are constructed elsewhere and
assembled on a lot, and which is designed and intended to be used primarily for
retail sale, display and accessory advertising of food or
(61) Legally Required Windows.
Windows required in
certain rooms of dwellings, according to the provisions of Title
of The Philadelphia
(62) Loading Space.
Required off-street spaces within a
lot, the first of which shall be not less than eleven feet wide, sixty feet
long, and having a minimum clear height of fourteen feet (unless specified
otherwise herein), for the parking of a vehicle while loading or unloading
merchandise or materials; provided, that open air loading spaces must comply
with all side yard and rear yard requirements and may not be situate in any
A parcel of land consisting of a
horizontal plane bounded by vertical planes which comprise its front, side and
rear lot lines and which is intended or designed to be used, developed or built
upon as a unit;
(64) Lot Area.
The total area of the horizontal
plane of a lot width at ground level;
(65) Lot, Corner.
bounded on two (2) or more adjoining sides by streets;
Any lot other than a corner lot;
(67) Lot Line.
A boundary line of a lot delineating one lot from another or from a street or
any public or private means of vehicular and/or pedestrian
(68) Lot Width.
Lot width as required in this Title
shall be measured along the rear of the required front
(69) Medical Center.
See "Hospital/Medical Center," §
Home or Modular Home.
A building intended to be used as a dwelling which may
be constructed somewhere other than the lot on which it is placed or which is
comprised of parts which are constructed elsewhere and assembled on a
See "Hotel/Motel," §
Any vehicle used or so constructed so as to permit its being used
as a dwelling or sleeping place for one (1) or more persons, and so designed
that it is or may be mounted on wheels and used as a conveyance propelled or
drawn by its own or other motive power;
(73) Net Leasable Area
See "Gross Floor Area,"
A use engaged in the preparation and retail sale of food
and/or beverages which includes live entertainment, a disc jockey or a
self-contained sound system providing music; with or without amplified sound and
which may or may not provide for dancing by guests and
(75) Observation Room/Deck.
Space which is designed and
intended to be used by the public and which may be within a building or in the
open air and which is maintained so as to be open and available to the public
during the hours the building is open to the public, provided, such space must
be located at or above the highest occupied floor of a building or at or above
the thirtieth floor of a building thirty (30) stories or more in
(76) Occupied Area.
The total of the areas of all
buildings on the lot. The area of each building is the area of a horizontal
section of such building on any floor at or above ground level taken at its
greatest outside dimensions, including all structures, except
(77) Open Area.
Area or space at the ground level,
transit concourse level, or any floor level which is open to the
(78) Open Space.
Area or space at ground floor level or
below ground floor level which is open to the sky;
(79) Openings and
An unobstructed space in a wall or fence, located at street
level, which is designed and intended to allow access to or through a building
and/or public space by the tenants of the building and/or the general
(80) Open Storage.
Storage in the open air, within a
fenced area or within a structure without a roof;
Any outdoor area or space for the parking of motor vehicles, including
spaces, aisles and driveways, provided, spaces shall not be located in any
set-back area or rear yard required herein;
. Any area
of a parking lot immediately abutting a parking space which is used to provide
vehicular ingress and egress between a parking space and a driveway, provided,
aisles shall not be located in any set-back area or rear yard required
. Any area of a parking lot connecting an
aisle to a public street which does not provide direct ingress and egress to any
(c) Private Parking Lot
. A parking lot where more
than three (3) motor vehicles may be parked or kept without any
(d) Public Parking Lot.
A parking lot where more than
three (3) motor vehicles may be parked or kept for a charge, fee or other
(82) Party Wall.
A wall used or adapted for use in
common, as part of two (2) or more buildings on separate
See "Deck/Patio," § 14-102
(84) Penal and
Correctional Institution (private).
An institution operated by a private
party under contract with the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania or the federal government for the confinement of offenders
sentenced by a court and still under the jurisdiction of a
(85) Penal and
Correctional Institution (public).
An institution operated by the City of
Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or the federal government for the
confinement of offenders sentenced by a court and still under the jurisdiction
Space within a lot or building which is open and available to the
public and which is designed and intended to be used for live presentations of
performing arts and/or public presentations, speeches, debates or
(87) Personal Communications System or PCS.
telecommunications service providers that include voice, data and video which
occupy approximately the 2 Gigahertz spectrum;
which is designed and intended to be used by the public and which is open to the
sky and directly accessible to the public street and/or public transit
(89) Pool Rooms.
An establishment which provides two
(2) or more tables for the playing of pool and/or
A lot including all buildings and
structures erected thereon;
(91) Principal Building.
in which the primary use of the lot on which the building is located is
(92) Principal Use.
The main use and primary purpose
of a lot or structure as distinguished from an accessory
(93) Private Dwelling Garage
. See "Garages,"
. See "Garages,"
. See "Parking Lots,"
. See "Stables,"
. See "Garages,"
. See "Parking Lots,"
Space within a lot or building which is open and available to
the public and which is designed and intended to be used for public meetings,
presentations, speeches, debates and/or discussions;
Public space which is totally within a building, but which allows for
year-round, climate controlled use by the public and which has direct access to
the public street, transit concourses and/or transit
(101) Public Space.
Space within a lot or building
which is open and available to the public and which is designed and intended to
be used by the general public;
such space may consist of open space,
enclosed public space, public rooms, gardens and/or connector public
(102) Public Stables
. See "Stables,"
The network of interconnected spaces below the street
level which provide ingress and egress to public transit and/or railway stations
from street level and/or buildings;
(104) Rear Yard.
Open space in the rear yard of a building which is required for
each family in certain districts, measured from the rear most portion of the
building to the rear lot line;
A use engaged in
the preparation and retail sale of food and beverages, including the sale of
alcoholic beverages and which does not provide live entertainment;
A use engaged in the preparation and retail sale
of food and beverages which serves food and/or beverages in disposable packaging
and/or containers for consumption by patrons on or off the premises, including
but not limited to delicatessens;
(108) Seating Space.
space in a place of public assembly shall be considered as a fixed permanent
seat; provided, in the case of bleachers, benches or the flat tops of walls,
seating shall be eighteen inches wide and sixteen inches deep; provided, that
seating thirty inches or more in depth shall count double when access is
provided to both sides; further provided, in the case of open floor area used
for temporary seating purposes, an area of nine square feet per
(109) Sell-Through Window.
An opening in the wall of a
building or structure designed and intended to be used to provide for sales to
and/or service to patrons who remain outside of the building or
(110) Separate Buildings.
Where any building is
subdivided into separate units, floors or portions of floors which are not
interconnected and served by a common entranceway to other units, floors or
portions of floors, each subdivision of the structure shall be considered a
separate building, provided, that each separate building may have additional
entranceways serving the ground floor or portions
The distance required between the street
line and the building set-back line;
(112) Set-Back Line.
equidistant from the street line and not less distant therefrom than the minimum
distance required for building set-backs in each district in which set-backs are
(113) Side Yard.
See "Yard," § 14-102
A name, identification, description, emblem, display, device or structure which
is affixed to, or printed on, or represented directly or indirectly upon a
building, structure, or parcel of land; which is illuminated or non-illuminated;
visible or intended to be visible from any public place; and which directs
attention to a person, place, product, institution, business, organization,
activity or service. Signs shall also include any permanently installed or
situated merchandise, including any banner, pennant, placard or temporary sign,
with the exception of window displays and national
(a) Animated Sign or Flashing Sign
. A sign with action or
motion, flashing color changes, or upon which illumination is not maintained at
a constant stationary intensity and/or color, not including wind activated
elements such as flags and banners nor a sign giving time and/or
(b) Accessory Sign or On-Premise Sign
. A sign
containing copy which directs attention to information, identification or
advertisements strictly incidental to a lawful use of the premises on which the
sign is located. This includes signs or devices indicating the business
transacted; services rendered; goods sold or produced on the premises; and, name
or emblem of the person, firm, institution, organization or activity occupying
(c) Building Logo Sign.
An accessory sign
containing copy limited to an identification of the building on which the sign
is located, including corporate logos, building names, company names or
(d) Commercial Sign.
A sign containing copy limited
to a lawful message that relates primarily to the economic interests of the
publisher or its audience or directs attention to a business, industry,
profession or commodity, product or service offered for
(e) Directional Sign
. A sign containing copy limited to a
lawful message that primarily directs pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic to a
point of destination;
(f) Free-Standing Sign
. Any sign which is
supported by a structure of one (1) or more columns, uprights, or braces erected
in or upon the ground;
(g) Highway Directional Sign
. An official
highway directional sign or other official sign authorized by a City, State, or
(h) Non-Accessory Sign.
See "Outdoor Advertising
. A sign containing copy limited to a lawful message that does not
relate primarily to the economic interests of the publisher or its audience or
direct attention to a business, industry, profession or commodity, product or
service offered for sale;
(j) On-Premise Sign
. See "Accessory
Advertising or Non-Accessory Sign
. A sign which directs attention to a
business, industry, profession, commodity, service, organization, activity,
institution, product, or entertainment neither sold, located nor offered upon
the property where the sign is situated;
(l) Portable Sign
sign which is not permanently affixed to a building, structure, column, upright
or brace, and which is intended to be and is capable of being moved from one
location to another; including signs which are trailers or are affixed thereto,
but not including signs affixed to operative and currently registered motor
(m) Projecting Sign.
A sign which extends more than
twelve inches from the building or structure wall, which uses a building or
structure wall as its main source of support and whose copy is other than
parallel to the building facing;
(n) Public Service Sign
. A sign
which gives public service information such as time, date, temperature, weather
or similar information;
(o) Revolving Sign
. A sign, any portion
of which rotates;
(p) Roof Sign
. A sign erected upon or above a
roof or parapet wall of a building and which is supported by said
(q) Temporary Sign
. A sign which is intended to
advertise community or civic projects, construction projects, real estate for
sale, rent or lease, or special events;
(r) Wall Sign.
which is in any manner fixed to, printed or painted on any exterior wall of a
building or structure and which projects no more than twelve inches from the
building or structure wall and which does not extend above the parapet eaves or
building facade; provided, the copy area of such signs remains parallel to the
building facing on which it is located; and further provided, that signs erected
upon and not extending more than three feet above the roof or top of a marquee,
canopy or architectural projection shall be considered a wall
(115) Sign Area.
The part of a sign which is measured for
purposes of conformance to the various sign dimension provisions as set forth in
this Title. The area of a sign shall include any lettering, copy and/or
illustrations and any background created so as to distinguish the sign and/or
the message contained therein from the building or structure upon which the sign
is located, provided that, the sign area of a free-standing sign shall include
all elements of the sign structure, except any supporting columns, uprights or
(a) Private Stable.
building for housing domestic animals when not conducted as a
(b) Public Stables or Dog Kennels.
Any place or
premises where dogs or other animals are sequestered during or for the primary
purpose of boarding, training or breeding;
(117) Standard Industrial
A manual prepared by the Executive Office of the
President, Bureau of the Budget, Technical Committee on Industrial
Classification, Office of Statistical Standards 1957, and all subsequent
. A complete horizontal dimension
of a building, comprising the area between two adjacent levels or between an
adjacent level and the
A strip of land, including the entire right-of-way, confirmed upon the City
Plan, intended for use as a means of vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic, but
not including limited access highways;
(120) Street Line.
outward edge of a street confirmed on the City Plan;
The components of a building that are necessary to the stability
of the building;
Any type or form of
construction above the ground;
An enclosed space
used by anyone engaged in artistic employment or instruction in painting,
sculpture, photography, music, dancing, dramatics, literature or the
(124) Telephone Exchange Building.
A building used
exclusively for the transmission and exchange of telephone message, but the term
shall not include wireless service towers;
(125) Temporary Public
A non-accessory public parking lot located on a parcel of land
which is planned for future development by its owner and which has been
designated as an interim use and which has been authorized as a temporary public
parking lot by the issuance of a Zoning Board of Adjustment Special Use Permit
for a period of time not to exceed five (5)
(126) Through-Block Pedestrian Walkway.
A walkway or
corridor which is designed and intended to be used by the public, which provides
public access through a building’s public space, which is bounded on both
sides by active space or public space, and which connects two (2) parallel
streets confirmed on the City Plan at fifty feet or more in
(127) Trailer Camp.
Any place or premises adapted for
parking or used for parking one or more motor trailers for living and/or
sleeping purposes, or any place or premises used or held out to the public for
the purpose of supplying motor trailers for living and/or sleeping purposes,
whether or not such motor trailers stand on wheels or rigid
(128) Unused Gross Floor Area
. See "Gross Floor Area,"
Any cart, table, equipment or apparatus which is not a structure,
which is designed and intended so as to not be a permanent fixture on a lot, and
which is used for the retail sale, display and accessory advertising of
merchandise or food;
(130) Wholesale Business.
The sale of goods,
merchandise or commodities to retailers and others for resale;
Wireless Service Facilities.
Towers, antennas, equipment, equipment
buildings and other facilities used in the provision of wireless services, but
not to include antennas to be placed on existing structures;
Any PCS, cellular service, paging service or any other
wireless telecommunications service, provided, however, that this definition
shall not include satellite dishes or other service exempted from regulation
under the Act;
(133) Wireless Service Towers.
or poles used for the provision of wireless services;
An open, unoccupied space on the same lot with a building, open and unobstructed
from the ground or any floor level to the sky, designated as
(a) Front Yard.
A yard, the width of which is measured
from one side line of the lot to another side line of the lot, located between
the street line and the front of any building or structure (not including
fences) not less in depth for its entire width than the minimum distance
required between the street line and the building set-back line in each
district, subject to § 14-1402 (5);
(b) Side Yard
. A yard
between any building or structure (not including fences) and the side line of
the lot, or the nearest side line of a street, driveway or alley, extending from
the front yard to the rear yard, and not less in width for its entire depth than
the required side yard minimum width in each district, subject to § 14-1402
(5). In the case of buildings located on a corner lot, the side yard located on
the intersecting street shall be considered a set back and shall conform to the
A yard, the width of which is measured from one side line of the lot
to another side line of the lot, located between the extreme rear line or any
building or structure (not including fences) and the extreme rear line of the
lot, or the nearest side line of a street, driveway or alley, not less in depth
for its entire width than the required rear yard minimum depth in each district,
subject to § 14-1402 (5).