Zoning Dictionary

Letter: B

Bachelor Suite

A self-contained dwelling unit in an apartment building, consisting of a bed-sitting room combination, a kitchen, a bathroom and spaces normally accessory thereto.

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Back To Back Lots

Lots which have at least part of their rear lot lines in common.

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Backlighting

In relation to a sign, the internal illumination of a sign box and the internal illumination of individual letters or characters comprising a sign, provided that the sign box, letter or character is constructed of translucent and not transparent materials.

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Bake Shop

A shop where products of a bakery are sold or offered for sale by retail, including incidental baking of products for retail sale on the premises only, including incidental baking. A bakery store in which the manufacture of bakery goods is permitted only as an accessory use, the floor area of which such accessory use […]

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Bakery

A factory for producing, mixing, compounding or baking bread, biscuits, ice cream cones, cakes, pies, buns, or any other bakery product of which flour or meal is the principal ingredient, but does not include a restaurant or other premises where any such product is made for consumption on the premises or a bake shop.

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Balcony

A partially enclosed platform attached to or extending horizontally from one or more main walls of a building and used as an outdoor porch or sundeck. A platform, projecting from the face of a wall, cantilevered or supported by columns or brackets and usually surrounded by a balustrade or railing. A small outdoor area, raised […]

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Bank

An institution where money is deposited, kept, lent, or exchanged.

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Banner

Any sign exposed to the weather and which is made from or on cloth or other limp material. A flag shall be any such sign which is flown from one (1) flag staff. Any sign made from or on cloth or other limp material and which is displayed behind glass and within a building shall […]

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Banquet Hall

A building or part of a building used for the purpose of entertaining a large group of people where food and liquor are generally provided. A building or part thereof, used for the gathering together of groups of persons for specific functions including the consumption of food and drink. Full kitchen facilities shall be provided […]

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Bar, Holding

An area of a restaurant at which alcoholic beverages may be prepared and served across the bar, provided that the bar area does not exceed 30% of the entire area of the restaurant and that in no case shall the area exceed 600 square feet, that no live entertainment be allowed, that the only entrance […]

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