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Impacts that remain after all appropriate and practicable avoidance and minimization have been achieved.

Unclassified use

A use possessing characteristics of such unique and special form as to make impractical its being made automatically and consistently permissible in any defined classification or zone as set forth in this title, such as airports, landing fields, heliports, correctional institutions, public transit facilities, power-generating plants, utility booster stations and conversion plants, sewage treatment plants, quarrying and mining, and commercial excavation.


The vegetation layer of a forest that includes shrubs, herbs, grasses, and grass-like plants, but excludes trees.

U.S. Post Office

An establishment that contains service windows for mailing packages and letters, post office boxes, offices, vehicle storage areas, and sorting and distribution facilities for mail.

Usable marijuana

Dried marijuana flowers. The term “usable marijuana” does not include marijuana-infused products.


An activity or purpose for which land or premises or a building thereon is designed, arranged, or intended, or for which it is occupied or maintained, let or leased.

Used for

The phrases “arranged for,” “designed for,” “intended for,” “maintained for” and “occupied for.”


Any service, facility and/or agency that produces, transmits, carries, stores, processes, or disposes of electrical power, gas, potable water, stormwater, communications (including, but not limited to, telephone and cable), sewage, oil and the like.

Utility facility

The plant, equipment and property including, but not limited to, the poles, pipes, mains, conduits, ducts, cables, wires, plant and equipment located under, on or above the surface of the ground within rights-of-way and used or to be used for the purpose of providing utility or telecommunications services.

Utility service

The generation, transmission, and/or distribution of utilities.

Utility use

All services and facilities that produce, convey, store, or process power, gas, sewage, stormwater, communications, oil, waste, water, and the like. Utilities also include pump/lift stations and associated emergency generators.

(Ord. 033/2022 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 013/2019 § 2)