Zoning Dictionary

Letter: W

Walk-up Apartment

An apartment building of more than two stories that is not equipped with an elevator.

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Walk-up Service Window

An opening in a building designed and intended to permit pedestrians to receive a service or obtain a product without entering the building.

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Walk, Private

A walkway within a site designed for pedestrian traffic.

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Warehouse

A building or part of a building used for the storage and distribution of goods, wares, merchandise, substances or articles and may include facilities for a wholesale or retail commercial outlet, but shall not include facilities for a truck or transport terminal or yard. A building or part thereof, which is used primarily for the […]

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Warehouses, Personal Storage

A compartmentalized warehouse facility or complex designed for rental of separate storage areas usually with individual external access, for storage of personal property.

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Waste Disposal Area/Site

A land fill site where garbage, refuse, domestic or industrial waste, exclusive of liquid industrial waste, is disposed of or dumped. A place where garbage, refuse or domestic or industrial waste is dumped, destroyed or stored in suitable containers. Any land upon, into or through which waste is deposited or processed and any machinery or […]

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Waste Processing Station

A facility that receives, stores and/or processes waste materials for the purpose of creating new products or materials.

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Waste Transfer Station

The use of land for the collection of waste into bulk containers for the further transport to a land fill site, recycling facility or other waste disposal facility. A facility where waste materials are collected for shipment and may be sorted and/or prepared for transportation.

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Water Based Recreation

Those recreational activities which depend directly, such as swimming, boating, fishing or indirectly, such as landscaping, on water bodies for their enjoyment.

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Water Frontage

The straight line horizontal distance from the two most widely separated points on any one shoreline of a lot. The horizontal distance between the side lot lines of a waterfront lot measured at right angles, but where such lot lines are not parallel, water frontage shall be measured perpendicularly to the line joining the mid-points […]

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