Zoning Dictionary

Letter: M

Magnet Store

The largest retail establishment in a shopping center which draws customers and thereby generates business for surrounding stores.

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Main Building

The building designed or used for the principal use on the lot.

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Main Wall

The exterior front, side, or rear wall of a building, and all structural members essential to the support of a fully enclosed space or roof.

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Major Arterial Road

A highway or public roadway the purpose of which is to expedite the movement of through traffic to major traffic generators and from community to community, and primarily, to serve the adjacent land, to collect and distribute traffic from freeways and expressways to less important arterial roads or directly to traffic destinations.

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Major Institutional Uses

Institutional uses which serve a large geographic area and are generally located on a large parcel of land, including such uses as hospitals and post-secondary education campuses.

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Mall

A shaded walk or public promenade A shopping center where stores front on both sides of a pedestrian way which may be enclosed or open.

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Maneuvering Aisle

A maneuvering space which serves two or more parking spaces, such as the area between two rows of parking spaces.

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Maneuvering Space

An open space in a parking area which is immediately adjacent to a parking space, is used for and/or is necessary for turning, backing, or driving forward a motor vehicle into such parking space but is not used for the parking...

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Manmade Water Body

Any pond, lake, lagoon, channel, wetland, marina, or basin which ordinarily or intermittently contains water and which has a discernible shoreline and is the result of development.

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