§ 996.

DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN ARTICLE 9

a.

Terms Defined Elsewhere in the Planning Code. The definition of terms contained in Sections 102 and 102.1 – 102.27, 790 and 790.2 – 790.116 shall apply to those terms as used in Article 9, except to the extent expressly modified in Article 9.

b.

Definition of Terms Used only in Article 9. This subsection provides definitions for certain terms which are used in this Article 9 and not elsewhere in this Code, as follows.

1.

Development Block. Development block refers to the preliminary division of property in Mission Bay districts as shown on Figure 1. The development blocks may be reconfigured and redivided as part of the formal subdivision of property, which occurs from time to time, pursuant to the provisions of the Subdivision Code.

(1-a) Family Day Care. Family day care means child care services provided in a private residence in a manner which does not require a license under State law.

2.

Houseboat Community. The houseboat community is a group of 55 houseboats and pleasure boats moored in the southwestern portion of China Basin Channel under a lease with the Port of San Francisco.

3.

Live/Work Unit (Any Permitted Work Activity). Live/work unit (any permitted work activity) means a live/work unit, as defined in Section 102.12, in which the nonresidential use or uses are limited to uses in this district which are principal permitted uses in or are conditional uses and approved as conditional uses.

4.

Mid-block Lane. A mid-block lane is an alley as defined in Section 102.1 which meets the design and location standards established in the Mission Bay Plan.

5.

Mid-block Park. A midblock park is an area of usable public open space within a block bounded by public streets which meets the design and location standards in the Housing and Open Space Design Guidelines of the Mission Bay Plan.

6.

Mission Bay Development Agreement. The Mission Bay Development Agreement refers to the agreement between Catellus Development Company and the City and County of San Francisco dated (insert date), 1990, as amended from time to time.

7.

Park Pathway. A park pathway is a park-like strip which meets the design and location standards established in Recreation and Open Space Design Guidelines in the Mission Bay Plan.

8.

Perimeter Dwelling Unit. A perimeter dwelling unit is a dwelling unit which (i) is located at the lowest story of a building which is entirely above grade, (ii) faces a street or mid block lane and (iii) abuts and screens the parking serving uses in the building in which the unit is located.

9.

Small Scale Convenience Retail Uses. Small scale convenience retail uses are retail uses on the ground story of a residential structure which are oriented primarily to a walk-in trade and are intended to provide a limited range of convenience retail goods and services to meet the frequent and recurring needs of nearby residents and users of adjacent open spaces. Such uses are permitted around the perimeter of the MB-R Districts, generally near public open spaces in location generally indicated, for illustrative purposes only, in Figure 14 in the Mission Bay Plan.

10.

Single Development Project. A single development project refers to development of more than one development block or lot for which complete building permit applications for all of the units authorized for such blocks or lots were filed at the same time by the same person or entity.

11.

Story. A story is as defined in Section 102.22 except that parking which is depressed one-half level below grade shall not be considered to constitute a story.

12.

Public Transportation Facility. “Public Transportation Facility” shall mean: (i) all rail transportation facilities, including without limitation, passenger terminal facilities, freight facilities, rail rights-of-way, railroad easements, main line corridors, drill tracks, spur tracks, and other railroad, communication, and transportation facilities ancillary thereto, whether publicly or privately owned, operated, or licensed by, among others, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, the Department of Transportation of the State of California, the Peninsula Corridor Study Joint Powers Board, and any successors and assigns (collectively, the “Operators”), which lawfully exist as of the Effective Date of Ordinance No. 63-91 (this ordinance), as well as future modifications which may be required by law or are otherwise deemed necessary or desirable by the owner/operator due to a change in rail transportation use, technology, or method of operation, provided that any new buildings or substantial additions to existing buildings accessory to such future rail transportation facilities uses shall not be included within the meaning of this term; and (ii) all Municipal Railway facilities, when in conformity with the Master Plan.

History

(Added by Ord. 63-91, App. 2/27/91)

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