Division 2. Definitions

5.04.370 Definitions.

The following terms shall have the meanings as follows:


"Accessory structure" means a subordinate building, the use of which is incidental to that of the principal building on the same lot.


"Building" means any structure built for the support, shelter or enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or property of any kind which has enclosing walls for fifty percent of its perimeter. The term "building" shall be construed as if followed by the words "or part thereof."


"Commercial business" means any business or enterprise which offers for sale goods or services or which, in any manner, conducts commerce, within the city limits of the city of Travelers Rest.


"Fire official" means the fire official, fire department of the city of Travelers Rest or the person designated to enforce this article by the city administrator.


"Industrial business" means any business or enterprise which is involved in manufacturing, assembly and warehouses within the city limits of Travelers Rest. For the purpose of this article in addition to the above, any building located within an area zoned I-l, industrial district shall be considered an industrial business.


"Inspection official" means the building codes inspector, fire fighter, public works coordinator or the person(s) designated to enforce the ordinance by the city administrator.


"Mixed occupancy" means any building that is used for two or more occupancies classified by different occupancy use groups.


"Operator" means any person who has charge, care, or control of premises or a part thereof, whether with or without the knowledge and consent of the owner, or any person, individually or jointly, entitled to possession regardless of whether the premises are actually occupied or not.


"Premises" means a lot, plot, or parcel of land including the buildings or structures thereon, under control by the same operator, devoted to commercial or industrial use, together with adjacent land.


"Physical valuation" means the estimated cost to replace the building in kind.

(Ord. O-10-93 ยง 4 (part), 1993; Ord. 20-92 (part), 1992; Ord. 7-87 (part), 1987)