§ 82-5B-1. Definitions  


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  • The following words and phrases when used in this Article shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except in those instances where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

    Block shall mean that land abutting two sides of a street. Blocks shall start at an intersecting street and end at the next intersecting street; or the end of the street; or the boundary of any railroad right-of-way, park, school ground, or other significant division of a street as determined by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation.

    Block face shall mean the land abutting one side of a block.

    Boat trailer means any trailer that is designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle on a public highway and to carry one or more watercraft.

    Camping trailers has the meaning set forth in Virginia Code § 46.2-100.

    Community Parking District means any district established by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to this Article for the purpose of prohibiting the parking of restricted vehicles.

    Director means the Director of the Fairfax County Department of Transportation or the designated agent of that Director.

    Large area means all of a magisterial district, excluding certain areas that meet minimum size requirements.

    Motor homes has the meaning set forth in Virginia Code § 46.2-100.

    Petition Area means:

    (1) Addresses along the blocks in the proposed Community Parking District; and

    (2) Addresses which are on private streets within 100 feet of proposed Community Parking District roadways.

    Petitioner means the current owner, lessee, or designated representative.

    Residential area means that side of any street, road or highway adjacent to property: used exclusively as a residence; contained in any one of the residential (R) districts; or contained in the residential portion of any planned development (P) districts set forth in the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 112 of this Code.

    Restricted Vehicle means watercraft, boat trailer, motor home, camping trailer, or any other trailer or semi-trailer, regardless of whether such trailer or semi-trailer is attached to another vehicle; any vehicle with three or more axles; any vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,000 or more pounds except school buses used on a current and regular basis to transport students; any vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers including the driver, except school buses used on a current and regular basis to transport students; and any vehicle of any size that is being used in the transportation of hazardous materials as defined in Virginia Code § 46.2-341.4.

    Watercraft means any vessel used or capable of being used for navigation or flotation on or through the water, but the term "watercraft" does not include any vessel that has been licensed to operate on public highways as a motor vehicle. (39-03-82; 1-04-82; 38-04-82; 6-06-82; 18-08-82; 35-08-82; 15-10-82.)