Zoning Dictionary

Letter: O

Outdoor Display Area

A portion of a lot used for exhibiting in an orderly manner, completely assembled or finished products sold by a retail business located on the same lot. To access the rest of this content, you must purchase a...

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Outdoor Living Area

An outside space immediately adjacent to and accessible from a dwelling such as a porch, deck, balcony or roof deck, which shall be available to occupants of such dwelling for leisure activities.

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Outdoor Patio

An outdoor eating area used only on a seasonal basis in conjunction with a drive-in eating establishment, a restaurant, or take-out eating establishment, where seating accommodation is provided and where meals or refreshments are served to the public for consumption on the premises and which is located entirely within the owner’s property limits.

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Outdoor Retail Warehouse

A defined, outside area where goods, wares, merchandise, substances, articles or things are offered or kept for sale at retail. Every outdoor retail area shall be enclosed within a solid board fence.

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Outside Storage

Any accessory storage outside of a principal or main building or structure on the lot. The storage of equipment, goods, chattels, raw or processed materials outside of any building, or structure. For the purpose of this by-law the overnight parking of vehicles shall not be deemed to be outside storage. The storage of goods in […]

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Overlay Zones

A set of zoning requirements that is described in the ordinance text, is mapped and is imposed in addition to those of the underlying district. A set of zoning requirements that is described in the ordinance text is mapped and is imposed in addition to those of the underlying zoning district. Developments within the overlay […]

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Overnight Shelter

A facility providing temporary lodging on a daily basis, with or without meals, primarily for indigent, needy, homeless, or transient persons.

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Overnight Visitors

Visitors who stay at least one night in a collective or private accommodation in the place visited. This definition includes cruise passengers who arrive in a country on a cruise ship and return to the ship each night to sleep on board even through the ship remains in port for several days. Also included in […]

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Owner

A mortgagee, lessee, tenant, occupant, or a person entitled to a limited estate or interest in land, a trustee in whom the land is vested, a committee of the estate of a mentally incompetent person, executor, an administrator or a guardian. The person who holds legal title to a piece of property.

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