Zoning Dictionary

Category: Water Related Terms

Aquaculture

Land devoted to the hatching, raising and breeding of fish or other aquatic plants or animals for sale or personal use. A fish farm.

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Aquatic Habitat

The lake, river and stream margins, banks and beds which sustain diverse populations of plants and streams.

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Aquatic Migration Corridor

River corridors and associated streams and wetlands upon which a number of animals are dependent for their movement and survival in the region.

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Aquatic Recreation Facility

The use of land for a sporting, exercise, pastime or leisure activity, whether or not operated for gain, which is based on the recreational use of an adjacent water feature, but does not include a swimming pool or an aquarium.

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Aquifer

A geological unit in which porous and permeable conditions exist and thus are capable of yielding usable amounts of water.

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Area of Shallow Flooding

An area within which the base flood depths range from one (1) to three (3) feet; a clearly defined channel does not exist; the path of flooding is unpredictable and indeterminate; and velocity flow may be evident.

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Boat Slip

A single parking space for a boat or other marine vessel forming part of a dock, boathouse or other mooring facilities.

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Boatel

A tourist establishment associated with a marina or marine facility and containing 5 or more guest rooms. Accessory uses may include accommodation for permanent staff and one or more beverage rooms, dining rooms, meeting rooms or similar uses. A combination of a motel and marina that is accessible to boats as well as automobiles and […]

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Boathouse

A building used for the storage of boats and boating equipment. A building or structure or part thereof not over one storey in height, used for the storage of private boats and equipment accessory to their use, as an accessory use to a residential use, no part of which shall be used for residential or […]

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Boathouse Width

The longest perpendicular measurement from any point on the outside of one side wall of a Boathouse to any point on the outside of the opposite side wall. For the purpose of this definition, a side wall means the outside wall of a Boathouse which is the closest to being perpendicular to the High Water […]

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