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MU: The mixed use district in the City of Manassas Park, VA.  Please see Chapter 31, Article IV, Section 31 of the Code of the City of Manassas Park for more information on this zone.

Manufacture  and/or  manufacturing:  The processing and/or converting of raw, unfinished materials or products, or both of them, into articles or substances of different character, or for use for a different purpose.
 
Mobile home:  A structure transportable in one (1) or more sections, which is eight (8) feet or more in width and is thirty-two (32) body feet or more in length, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities.
 
Motel:  See Hotel.

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Nonconforming activity or use:  The otherwise legal use of a building or structure or of a tract of land that does not conform to the use regulations of this chapter for the district in which it is located.
 
Nonconforming lot:  An otherwise legally platted lot that does not conform to the minimum area or width requirements of the chapter for the district in which it is located.
 
Nonconforming structure:  An otherwise legal building or structure that does not conform to the lot area, yard, height, lot, coverage, or other area regulations of this chapter, or is designed or intended for a use that does not conform to the use regulations of this chapter for the district in which it is located.
 
Nursery:  See Agriculture.
 
Nursery school; child care center; kindergarten:  Any child care program offered to two (2) or more children under the age of thirteen (13) in a facility that is not the residence of the provider, operated for the purpose of providing training, guidance, education, or care of children separated from their parents or guardians during part of the day. This definition shall not be deemed to include family day homes, as defined in section 63.1-195 of the Code of Virginia and in this section.
 
Nursing home; convalescent home:  An establishment used as a dwelling place by the aged, inform, chronically ill, or incurably afflicted persons, in which not less than three (3) persons live or are kept or provided for on the premises for compensation, excluding clinics and hospitals and similar institutions devoted to the diagnosis, treatment or care of the sick or injured.

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PF: The public facilities district in the City of Manassas Park, VA.  Please see Chapter 31, Article IV, Section 31 of the Code of the City of Manassas Park for more information on this zone.

PUD: Planned unit development district in the City of Manassas Park, VA.  Please see Chapter 31, Article IV, Section 31 of the Code of the City of Manassas Park for more information on this zone.

Parking space, off-street:  An all-weather surfaced area not in a street or alley and having an area of not less than one hundred sixty-two (162) square feet and dimensions of at least nine (9) feet by eighteen (18) feet, exclusive of driveways, permanently reserved for the temporary storage of one (1) vehicle and connected with a street or alley by a surfaced driveway which affords ingress and egress for an automobile without requiring another automobile to be moved.
 
Premises:  A lot, together with all buildings and structures thereon.
 
Private yard:  A single area adjacent to a dwelling unit maintained directly by the owner of the unit.
 
Professional office:  The office, studio, or room of a doctor, architect, artist, musician, lawyer, or similar professional person, excluding any funeral home or any establishment where goods are offered for sale.
 
Public access easement:  Any area through which ingress and egress is not restricted or limited to any individual occupant of the development or guest.
 
Public building:  A building, or part thereof, owned or leased and occupied and used by an agency or political subdivision of the United States of America, the commonwealth, the city or a county or town.
 
Public water and sewer system:  A water or sewer system owned and operated by a municipality or owned and operated by a corporation approved by the governing body and properly chartered and certified by the state corporation commission, and subject to special regulations herein set forth.