R-1: The single-family residential 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.
R-2: The multiple-family residential 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.
Required open space: Any space required in any front, side, or rear yard.
Restaurant: Any building in which, for compensation, food or beverages are prepared and served for consumption only within the building.
Restaurant, drive-in: Any structure or establishment merchandising or dispensing food, beverage, or refreshments at which the customer is served either while sitting in a motor vehicle or at an interior or exterior sales window, counter or serving area, and at which the food, beverage or refreshments are sold for consumption either inside the said structure or in motor vehicles on the premises, but outside the said structure.
Retail business and stores: Buildings for display and sale of merchandise at retail.
Rooming house: See Boarding house.
Satellite wagering facility : A building and all areas of the property on which the building is constructed at which simulcast horse racing is received for the purposes of pari-mutuel wagering, and any additional areas designated by the Virginia Racing Commission.
Setback: The minimum distance by which any building or structure must be separated from the lot line.
Shopping center: Any group of two (2) or more commercial uses which:
(a) Are designed as a single commercial group, whether or not located on the same lot;
(b) Are under common ownership or management;
(c) Are connected by party walls, partitions, canopies, or other structural members to form one (1) continuous structure, or if located in separate buildings, are interconnected by walkways and accessways designed to facilitate customer interchange between the uses;
(d) Share a common parking area; and
(e) Otherwise present the appearance of one (1) continuous commercial area.
Sign: For definitions pertaining to signs, see article VI.
Site plan: A drawing illustrating a proposed development and prepared in accordance with the specifications of article VII.
Stable private: An accessory building, not related to the ordinary operation of a farm, for the housing of horses or mules owned by a person or persons living on the premises and which horses or mules are not for sale.
Story: That portion of a building included between the surface of any floor and the surface of the floor next above it, or if there be no floor above it, then the space between such and the ceiling next above it.
Street (road): A public or private thoroughfare which affords the principal means of access to abutting properties.
Street, center line: The center line of a street shall mean the center line thereof as shown in any of the official records of the city, the county, or as established by the state department of highways and transportation. If no such line has been established, the center line of a street shall be a line lying midway between the side lines of the right-of-way thereof.
Street line: The dividing line between a street or road right-of-way and the contiguous property.
Street width: The total width of the strip of land (right-of-way) dedicated or reserved for public travel, including roadway, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and planting strips.
Structural alteration: Any change in the supporting members of a building or structure, including bearing walls, partitions, columns, beams, girders, or similar parts of a building or structure, and any substantial change in the roof of a building.
Structure: Anything constructed or erected, the use of which requires permanent location on the ground, or attachment to something having a permanent location on the ground.
Tourist court: See Hotel.
Townhouse: A single-family dwelling unit being one (1) of a group of not less than three (3) nor more than ten (10) units in a series separated from one another by party walls without doors, windows, or other provisions for human passage or visibility through such walls from basement to roof.
Travel trailer: A vehicular, portable structure built on a chassis and designed to be used for temporary occupancy for travel, recreational or vacation use, and when factory equipped for the road, being of any length, provided its gross weight does not exceed four thousand five hundred (4,500) pounds, or being of any weight, provided its overall length is less than thirty-two (32) feet. For the purpose of this chapter, a travel trailer shall not be deemed a mobile home.