Zoning Code | Land Uses

Accessory dwelling unit (ADU) A second dwelling unit that is located on the same lot as a principal dwelling unit and is subordinate to the principal dwelling unit. An ADU may be attached to the principal dwelling unit, detached, or located in another building (e.g., above a garage).
Administrative government center A place where government employees perform administrative functions on behalf of the public. The term includes administrative offices, post offices, and courthouses.
Administrative services A place where employees primarily perform administrative functions and where customers are infrequent. The term includes data processing centers, customer service centers via telecommunications, architectural firms, and engineering firms.
Adult family home A place licensed by the state under s. 50.032 (1m), Wis. Stats.
Commentary: An adult family home can either be a principal use or an accessory use. If the operator does not live in the residence with the adults, it is considered a principal use.
Adult family home* A private residence licensed by the state under s. 50.032 (1m), Wis. Stats.
Agriculture, crop  A place where nursery stock, trees, sod, fruit, vegetables, flowers, agricultural crops and forage, and other plants typically grown by agricultural operations in the region are grown.
Agriculture, general A place where nursery stock, trees, sod, fruit, vegetables, flowers, agricultural crops and forage, and other plants are primarily grown for commercial purposes and/or livestock is raised primarily for commercial purposes. Buildings and other structures necessary for the operation are allowed. The term does not include commercial stables.
Agriculture-support services A place primarily involved in (1) providing agricultural supplies, agricultural equipment, agricultural inputs, or agricultural services; (2) storing, processing, or handling raw agricultural commodities; (3) slaughtering livestock; (4) marketing livestock; and/or (5) processing agricultural byproducts or wastes. Examples include (1) a grain warehouse, potato warehouse, or other warehouse that stores raw agricultural commodities received from farms; (2) a dairy plant that processes or handles milk from farms; (3) a meat slaughter establishment; (4) a food processing plant that processes raw agricultural commodities received from farms; (5) a feed mill or rendering plant that processes raw agricultural commodities or agricultural by-products received directly from farms, or supplies animal feed directly to farms; (6) an ethanol plant, bio-diesel plant, communal manure digester, pelletizing plant, or other facility that processes raw agricultural commodities, agricultural by-products or agricultural wastes (received directly from farms) to produce fuel or other products; (7) a sawmill or other facility that processes wood or other forest products received directly from farms; (8) a facility that provides farm inputs such as fertilizer, pesticides, seed, or feed directly to farms; and (9) a facility that is primarily engaged in providing agronomic services to farms.
Amateur radio and/or citizens band antenna An antenna and related support structure used to send and receive telecommunications for noncommercial purposes.
Animal shelter A place where stray household pets are temporarily housed.
Artisan shop, Type I A place where handmade craft items or works of art are made on a small-scale and offered for retail sale and where all materials, stock, and related activities are entirely located in a building. Examples of such items include paintings, textiles, weaving, photography, sculptures, pottery, leather products, handmade paper, jewelry, hand-blown glass, small wooden items, candles, soaps, and lotions.
Artisan shop, Type II A place where handmade craft items or works of art are made on a small-scale and offered for retail sale and where some or all of the materials, stock, and related activities are located out of doors. Examples of such items include paintings, textiles, weaving, photography, sculptures, pottery, leather products, handmade paper, jewelry, hand-blown glass, small wooden items, candles, soaps, and lotions.
Bed and breakfast A single-family residence that offers overnight accommodations for a daily charge and that also serves as a primary residence of the operator or owner.
Boat dock A pier or wharf.
Boat yard An outdoor area where watercraft may be kept in dry storage during the off season or while not in use. Owners/operators may conduct minor repairs and maintenance on their watercraft while kept in storage.
Boathouse A building placed above or near a waterbody that is used for the noncommercial storage of one or more watercraft and related equipment.
Body-piercing establishment A place where a body piercer performs body piercing.
Brewpub A place where fermented malt beverages are manufactured and those beverages, along with other beverages and food, are offered for retail sale and on-site consumption.
Bus storage facility A place where buses are parked when not in use and may include administrative offices and a building for the storage, care, and maintenance of buses in the fleet.
Campground A place where members of the general public may set up tents, campers and trailers of all types, and recreational vehicles for camping and sleeping purposes. Accessory uses may include individual cabins, a dwelling unit for the manager of the campground, and one or more buildings to house a laundromat and retail sales for the convenience of campground guests, an office, maintenance equipment, supplies, and related materials.
Cemetery A place where human remains may be buried or interned. Accessory uses may include columbariums, mausoleums, crematories, and mortuaries when operated in conjunction with and within the boundaries of such area. The sale of cemetery merchandise, including monuments, markers, nameplates, vases and urns, and any services that are associated with supplying or delivering those goods or with the burial of human is allowed when accessory to the principal use.
Civic use facility A place where large gatherings of people may assemble for public purposes. The term includes zoos, arenas, stadiums, and fairgrounds.
Commercial kennel A place not qualifying as a private kennel or a hobby kennel where dogs, cats, or other domesticated animals over 6 months of age are housed for the purpose of boarding, breeding, training, or sale. The term includes boarding kennels, dog motels, and dog training centers. The term does not include animal hospitals, animal grooming parlors, or pet shops.
Commercial stable A place where horses, donkeys, and other similar domesticated animals are kept for boarding, instructional purposes, or hire on trail rides.
Community center A place where short-term and intermittent meetings or gatherings of individuals are held for purposes of sharing information, entertainment, social service, or similar activities. The term includes senior centers; neighborhood recreational centers; fraternal, social, or civic clubs; lodges; and union halls.
Community cultural facility A place where people may gather for studying, reading, personal education, or viewing the visual arts. The term includes libraries, museums, art galleries, and observatories. The term does not include performing arts.
Community garden A place where a group of unrelated individuals grow vegetables, fruits, and flowers for their personal use. A community garden can be divided into individual plots of land for the exclusive use of the person assigned each plot, or the entire garden may be a cooperative effort of any number of people, or a combination thereof.
Community living arrangement, 8 or fewer residents Any one of the following with 8 or fewer residents (1)  a residential care center for children and youth as defined in s. 48.02(15d), Wis. Stats., operated by a child welfare agency licensed under s. 48.60, Wis. Stats.; (2) a group home for children as defined in s. 48.02(7), Wis. Stats.; and (3) a community-based residential facility as defined in s. 50.01(lg), Wis. Stats. The term does not include adult family homes, as defined in s. 50.01, Wis. Stats.
Community living arrangement, 9-15 residents Any one of the following with more than 8 but fewer than 16 residents (1) a residential care center for children and youth as defined in s. 48.02(15d), Wis. Stats., operated by a child welfare agency licensed under s. 48.60, Wis. Stats.; (2) a group home for children, as defined in s. 48.02(7), Wis. Stats.; and (3) a community-based residential facility as defined in s. 50.01(lg), Wis. Stats. The term does not include adult family homes as defined in s. 50.01, Wis. Stats.
 
Composting facility A place where vegetation (but not food wastes) may be collected and composted. The term includes the storage and manipulation of materials prior to, during, and following composting.
Construction equipment repair A place where construction equipment, such as dump trucks, excavators, graders, and scrapers, are typically left overnight for maintenance, service, or repair.
Construction equipment sales and service A place where new and used construction equipment, such as dump trucks, excavators, graders, and scrapers, are offered for rent, sale, lease, or exchange, or are taken on consignment. This use may include the repair of such equipment.
Contractor yard A place where a contractor or builder may establish a base of operation, which may include one or more of the following: office space; indoor and outdoor storage of construction materials, equipment, and machinery, such as trucks and heavy equipment; and shops for the repair of machinery and equipment owned by the operator.
Contractor's office A portable building or enclosed trailer temporarily placed on a construction site for use by a contractor as a field office.
Convenience retail sales A place where a limited product line of frequently needed personal items is offered for retail sale. The term includes convenience stores and small grocery stores.
Dam An artificial barrier in or across a navigable watercourse which has the primary purpose of impounding or diverting water. A dam includes all appurtenant works, such as a dike, canal, or powerhouse.
Driving range A place where golfers practice driving golf balls from a fixed central location. This use may include one or more buildings and other structures directly related to the operation of this use, such as an office, snack bar, and buildings for housing maintenance equipment, supplies, and related materials.
Earth materials stockpile A place where an earth material (e.g., topsoil or gravel) is piled and temporarily stored. The earth material must be derived from an on-site land development project and/or be used on site.
Educational facility, post-secondary A place where post-secondary educational opportunities are offered. The term includes colleges, universities, community colleges, and vocational schools.
Educational facility, pre-K through 12 A place where primary and secondary educational opportunities are offered. The term includes preschools, elementary schools, junior high schools, and high schools.
Equipment rental, large A place where large equipment that is normally stored out of doors is offered for rent or lease. Typical items include modular buildings, trucks and trailers, vertical lifts, skid loaders, forklifts, backhoes, excavators, and other types of heavy equipment.
Equipment rental, small A place where equipment is offered for rent and related supplies are offered for retail sale or rent. Items for rent or sale are predominantly stored indoors and may include hand tools, party equipment, and lawn and yard equipment.
Exterior communication device An antenna used to capture wireless telecommunication signals.
Family day care home A private residence licensed as a day care center by the state where care is provided for 4 to 8 children. 
Commentary: See s. 66.1017, Wis. Stats. A group day care (9 or more children) is considered a principal use and is therefore listed as a special care facility (4.0 series).
Farm building for non-farm storage A building once used for agricultural purposes in which motor vehicles, construction equipment and vehicles, recreational vehicles, boats, and other related items not owned by the property owner may be stored, with or without a fee. Minor repair and maintenance of those objects in storage is permitted, provided such activity is for noncommercial purposes.
Farm stand, off-site A place where agricultural products not produced on the premises are offered for sale at retail.
Farm stand, on-site A place where agricultural products produced exclusively on the premises are offered for sale at retail.
Farmers market A place where agricultural producers gather on a regular basis to offer their agricultural products directly to retail consumers.
Fence A linear structure constructed for aesthetics, as a visual barrier, and/or to control entry or exit into an area. Typical materials include wood, metal, wire, masonry, stacked rocks, or logs.
Financial services A place where financial and banking services are offered. The term includes banks, savings and loan institutions, other lending institutions, auto title loan businesses, and payday loan businesses.
Firewood storage Storage of firewood for use on the premises.
Forestry The harvesting, thinning, and planting of trees and related forest management activities whether for commercial or noncommercial purposes. The term includes temporary skidding yards necessary to store and sort logs harvested on the premises. The term does not include on-site processing and permanent skidding yards.
Foster home and treatment foster home A place licensed by the state for the care of foster children and which is operated by a corporation, child welfare agency, church, or other such entity. 
Commentary: See s. 48.62, Wis. Stats. A foster home and treatment foster home can either be a principal use or an accessory use. If the operator lives in the residence with the children, it is considered an accessory use.
Foster home and treatment foster home* A facility licensed by the state for the care of foster children and which is operated by a foster parent who lives with the children.
Commentary: See s. 48.62, Wis. Stats. A foster home and treatment foster home can either be a principal use or an accessory use. If the operator lives in the residence with the children, it is considered an accessory use.
Funeral home A place where the deceased may be prepared for burial or cremation and people may gather for visitation or funeral ceremonies. The indoor display of funeral equipment may also occur. The term includes mortuaries.
Garage, nonresidential A building intended to house motor vehicles, yard equipment, and/or items related to the principal use of the premises.
Garage, residential A building intended to house motor vehicles, yard equipment, and household items belonging to the people occupying the principal residence on the lot. A residential garage may be detached or attached to a building with a residential use. A carport shall be considered to be a residential garage.
General repair A place where consumer goods such as shoes, bicycles, appliances, and business equipment are repaired. The term does not include repair of motor vehicles or industrial equipment.
General retail sales A place where a diverse product line is offered for retail sale. The term includes grocery stores, retail outlets, comparison shopping stores, full-line department stores, and dollar stores.
General services A place where services not otherwise included in any other service type category are offered. The term includes photography studios, weight loss centers, commercial postal services, beauty shops, pet grooming shops, photocopying and printing services, linen services, dry cleaning services, and diaper services.
Golf course A place where individuals, for a fee or other consideration, play golf outdoors. This use may include one or more buildings and other structures directly related to the operation of this use, such as an office, game room with snack bar, and buildings for housing maintenance equipment, supplies, and related materials.
Greenhouse A place where fruit, vegetables, flowers, and other types of plants are grown within an enclosed building for commercial purposes, whether using sunlight or artificial lighting. For the purpose of this definition, a mushroom farm is considered a greenhouse.
Greenhouse* A building, intended for the propagation of delicate or out-of-season plants, whose roof and sides are made largely of glass or other transparent or translucent material and in which the temperature and humidity can be regulated.
Group day care center A place licensed as a day care by the state where care is provided for 9 or more children. This use may include outdoor play areas, playhouses, and related recreational equipment, such as swings, slides, basketball hoops, and jungle gyms. 
Commentary: A family day care home (4-8 children) is considered an accessory use and is therefore listed in the 17 series.
Health care center A place where medical treatment, or nursing, rehabilitative, or preventative care is offered. The term includes ambulatory surgical facilities, hospitals, kidney treatment centers, long-term care facilities, medical assistance facilities, mental health centers, outpatient facilities, public health centers, and rehabilitation facilities.
Health care clinic A place where medical services are offered and patients do not stay overnight. The term includes dental clinics, medical offices, chiropractic offices, acupuncture centers, and sports medicine facilities. The term does not include those uses as classified as a health care center.
Heavy vehicle sales and service A place where new and used large vehicles, such as recreational vehicles and campers, personal watercraft, and heavy trucks, are offered for rent, sale, lease, or exchange, or are taken on consignment. This use may include the repair of such vehicles as a subordinate use.
Home occupation, major An occupation, profession, enterprise, or similar commercial activity that is conducted within a dwelling unit and/or an accessory building and is compatible in size and scope in a residential setting. The term does not include hobbies or similar noncommercial activities.
Home occupation, minor An occupation, profession, enterprise, or similar commercial activity that is conducted entirely within a dwelling unit and is compatible in size and scope in a residential setting. The term does not include hobbies or similar noncommercial activities.
Hospice care center A place licensed by the state that provides palliative and supportive care and a place of residence to individuals with terminal illness and provides or arranges for short-term inpatient care as needed.
Commentary: See s. 50.90(1), Wis. Stats.
Household livestock A place where livestock are kept primarily for the use and enjoyment of those living on the premises and occasional commercial purposes. (Also see backyard chickens and backyard rabbits which are considered a separate and distinct accessory uses.) 
Indoor boat storage A place where watercraft may be kept indoors during the off season or while not in use. Owners/operators may conduct minor repairs and maintenance on their watercraft while kept in storage.
Indoor entertainment A place where indoor entertainment is offered. The term includes theaters, movie theaters, dance halls, and theaters for performing arts. The term does not include adult-oriented establishments.
Indoor recreation A place where indoor recreational activities are offered. The term includes bowling alleys, skating rinks, billiard and pool halls, and arcades.
Indoor shooting range An indoor area where patrons shoot guns and bow and arrows for target practice.
Instructional services A place where instruction, training, or tutelage is offered in such areas as gymnastics, dance, art, music, and martial arts.
Kennel, hobby A place where 5 or more, but less than 11 adult dogs or other pet animals are kept for the occupant’s private, non-commercial purposes. The term also includes the sale and training of up to 2 litters per year.
Commentary: A commercial kennel is considered a principal use and is therefore listed in Series 9.
Landscape business A place where a landscape contractor may establish a base of operation, which may include one or more of the following: retail sale of plant and landscape materials; office space; indoor and outdoor storage of materials, equipment, and machinery, such as trucks and heavy equipment; and shops for the repair of machinery and equipment owned by the operator.
Light industrial use incidental to sales/service A place where light repairs are made to products that are offered for retail or wholesale sale.
Live/work dwelling unit A dwelling unit located in a building also housing a business. The work/live dwelling unit is an accessory use to the business and its use is limited to the business operator or a household that includes the business operator.
Livestock for vegetation management Keeping of sheep and/or goats on a temporary basis for controlling undesirable plant species such as buckthorn, honeysuckle, wild rose, garlic mustard, and reed canary grass.
Maintenance garage A place where a municipal government maintains administrative offices, equipment, and supplies necessary for maintaining public roadways, parks, and other types of public facilities.
Manufacturing A place where products or parts are manufactured, including processing, fabrication, assembly, treatment, packaging, incidental storage, and administrative offices. The term includes a tool and die maker, furniture production, metal fabrication, apparel manufacturing, printing, and publishing.
Marina A place where pleasure watercraft may dock on a temporary or permanent basis, watercraft may be trailered or untrailered, or both, and related services may be provided, such as retail sale of fuel for watercraft and supplies and servicing and repair of watercraft. The term does not include boat yards.
Mass transit terminal A place where passengers can board mass transit. This use may include facilities for ticket sales and accessory food service areas primarily intended for passengers.
Mixed-use housing One or more dwelling units located in a building, commonly on the second floor, that also houses a commercial land use, such as a retail use or a professional office.
Model home A residential dwelling in a residential development temporarily used as a sales office for other on-site and off-site residential dwellings and properties.
Multi-family building - 2 units A building containing 2 dwelling units that is situated on one lot. The units may be rented or owned as in a condominium.
Multi-family dwelling - 3 or more units A building containing 3 or more dwelling units that is situated on one lot. The units may be rented or owned as in a condominium.
Nursing home A place where 5 or more persons who are not related to the operator or administrator reside, receive care or treatment and, because of their mental or physical condition, require 24-hour nursing services, including limited nursing care, intermediate level nursing care, and skilled nursing services. The term does not include (1) a convent or facility owned or operated exclusively by and for members of a religious order that provides reception and care or treatment of an individual, (2) a hospice as defined in state law, or (3) a residential care apartment complex as defined in state law. 
Commentary: See s. 50.01(3), Wis. Stats.
Off-site construction yard A place where construction materials and equipment may be stored, prepped, or staged for an off-site construction project (e.g., highway reconstruction project or construction of an electric transmission line or pipeline).
Off-site parking lot A place where motor vehicles associated with an off-site use may be parked for a short duration. It may be available to the public or reserved to accommodate parking for a specific purpose.
Outdoor entertainment A place where outdoor, spectator-type uses or events are offered. The term includes race tracks, motocross courses, tractor-pulling events, and sports arenas.
Outdoor food and beverage service An outdoor area with tables and chairs located on the same lot as a brewpub, restaurant, or tavern where customers can consume food and drink.
Outdoor recreation A place where outdoor recreational activities are offered. The term includes miniature golf, batting cages, water parks, and amusement parks. The term does not include driving ranges and golf courses, parks, shooting ranges, and recreational trails.
Outdoor sales A place where the merchandise offered for sale is primarily displayed outside of a building or other structure. This term does not include those land uses otherwise defined in this section.
Overnight lodging A place where individual guest rooms with private bathrooms are offered to transient guests for rent. This use may also include (1) recreational/fitness rooms and a food service area for the exclusive use of guests and (2) banquet facilities for meetings and other gatherings. The term includes hotels and motels but does not include bed and breakfasts.
Park A place where primarily outdoor recreational activities may occur. A park may be operated by a public entity for the benefit of the general public or by a homeowners association for the benefit of its members. A park may be developed with recreational facilities or undeveloped. The term includes dog parks and neighborhood recreation centers.
Park-and-ride lot A designated place where people can park their motor vehicles for a short duration to board public transportation or to carpool or vanpool.
Party tent A nonpermanent tent that is associated with a temporary event that is permitted under this code.
Personal storage facility A place where individual storage units are offered for rent, lease, sale, or other arrangement. The term includes a tract of land used to store motor vehicles and watercraft.
Play structure A playhouse and recreational equipment, such as swings, slides, and jungle gyms, normally found in a residential setting or with a group day care center.
Pond A manmade body of water with a surface area observed or recorded within the last ten years of at least 5,000 square feet that is not otherwise required to meet stormwater requirements of a development project.
Portable storage container An enclosed metal container that is used to temporarily store household items and similar goods.
Professional services A place where services involving predominantly professional, clerical, or similar operations are preformed and where customers may or could come on a regular basis. The term includes law offices, real estate offices, insurance offices, and travel agencies.
Public safety facility A place where public safety services are offered. The term includes ambulance services, fire stations, police stations, and jails. The term does not include correctional facilities.
Radio broadcast facility A free-standing tower with or without an equipment compound and other structures that is intended for the regular provision of a commercial or noncommercial service involving the transmission, emission, or reception of radio waves for the transmission of sound or images in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public.
Recreation trail A place where a linear path may be dedicated to a single recreational use or multiple uses. Examples include hiking trails, bike trails, cross-country ski trails, and horse trails.
Recycling center A place where recoverable materials, which have been removed from the waste stream, may be stored prior to shipment to others who use those materials to manufacture new products. Typical recoverable materials include glass, paper, metal, and plastic. The term does not include salvage yard.
Resort A place with lodging facilities and on-site amenities primarily intended for the use of overnight guests. Guest rooms may be located in one or more buildings and may include kitchen facilities. In addition to lodging facilities and recreational amenities, such as golf, horseback riding, or lake/beach access, a resort may also include a lodge or other gathering place for guests, dining facilities, administrative facilities, and maintenance and storage facilities.
Restaurant A place where food and beverages are offered for retail sale for on-site or off-site consumption, and where the on-site consumption of fermented malt beverages, wine, or liquor, if any, is clearly secondary and subordinate to the sale of food and nonalcoholic beverages. A restaurant may also prepare food as part of a catering business. The term does not include a grocery store with a food service section.
Retirement home (assisted living) A place where individuals, generally 62 years of age or older, may occupy independent dwelling units. The units may be rented or owned as in a condominium. This use may include limited on-site commercial and medical facilities for the exclusive use of residents.
Rural accessory building A structure so designated consistent with Division 11 of Article 7 of this chapter.
Sales incidental to industrial use A place where items manufactured on site are offered for sale as a subordinate use to the manufacturing operation.
Seasonal product sales An outdoor area where merchandise typically associated with a seasonal holiday or festival is displayed and offered for sale at retail immediately before the event. Examples of such merchandise include Christmas trees and wreaths for Christmas and pumpkins for Halloween.
Service window, drive-up An opening in a building through which patrons are served while remaining in a motor vehicle.
Service window, walk-up An opening in a building through which patrons are served while standing outside of the building.
Sidewalk café An outdoor dining area located on public property, typically a sidewalk, and operated as an integral part of an adjacent restaurant where food and beverages are sold or served primarily for consumption on the premises.
Single-family dwelling A building containing one dwelling unit that is situated on one lot and is not attached to any other dwelling unit by any means. The term includes manufactured homes, modular homes, panelized homes, pre-cut homes, and site-built homes, but excludes mobile homes.
Solar energy system, building-mounted An installation that is mounted on a building and uses sunlight to produce electricity or provide heat or hot water to a building.
Solar energy system, free-standing An installation that is mounted on the ground and uses sunlight to produce electricity or provide heat or hot water to a building.
Solar power plant A utility-scale commercial facility that converts sunlight into electricity with the primary purpose of wholesale or retail sales of generated electricity.
Commentary: See the 17 series for accessory uses.
Solid waste transfer station A place where solid waste may be temporarily stored prior to transport to a processing plant or to final disposal.
Special event, major An event of limited duration that (i) is open to the public, (ii) is not otherwise permitted in the zoning district, and (iii) is expected to draw more than 100 people. Examples include auctions, art fairs, festivals, fundraisers, outdoor customer appreciation events, and on- and off-road races of all types.
Special event, minor An event of limited duration that (i) is open to the public, (ii) is not otherwise permitted in the zoning district, and (iii) is expected to draw more than 50 but less than 100 people. Examples include auctions, art fairs, festivals, fundraisers, outdoor customer appreciation events, and on- and off-road races of all types.
Storage container An enclosed metal container exceeding 900 cubic feet typically used to temporarily store merchandise.
Stormwater management facility A natural or manmade feature that collects, conveys, channels, holds, inhibits, or diverts the movement of stormwater.
Street A surfaced travelway for motor vehicles that is located within an easement or right-of-way.
Swimming pool A structure placed on the ground surface or below-ground that is filled with water for swimming. The term does not include those pools that are less than 15 feet in diameter and which are taken down and stored in the off-season.
Tattoo establishment A place where a tattooist applies a tattoo to another individual.
Tavern A place where fermented malt beverages, wine, or liquor are offered for retail sale for on-site consumption and where food consumption, if any, is clearly secondary and subordinate to the sale of alcoholic beverages. The term includes bars, drinking establishments, sports bar, and lounges.
Telecommunication collocation (class 1) The placement of a new mobile service facility on an existing support structure which constitutes a substantial modification.
Telecommunication collocation (class 2) The placement of a new mobile service facility on an existing support structure which does not constitute a substantial modification.
Telecommunication tower A free-standing tower with or without an equipment compound that is intended for the placement of one or more mobile service facilities.
Temporary residential shelter A place where individuals and families live on a temporary basis and support services including counseling may be provided. Residents typically receive housing at little or no cost, unrelated residents may share sleeping rooms, meals may or may not be provided, and unrelated residents may or may not share bathroom facilities.
Tourist rooming house A place where a single-family dwelling, individual rooms in a single-family dwelling, and/or one or more cabins and cottages are offered to transient guests for rent, provided the total number of guest rooms does not exceed 8. The term does not include other forms of transient lodging including bed and breakfasts and overnight lodging.
Townhouse A building containing 3 or more dwelling units that are separated by a party wall that extends from the ground to the roof and each of the units are located on a separate lot and have a separate entrance. (Sometimes referred to as single-family attached.)
Truck terminal A place where goods carried by motor transport are received and temporarily stored until transferred to another truck for delivery.
Twin home A building containing 2 dwelling units that are separated by a party wall that extends from the ground to the roof and each of the units are located on a separate lot and have a separate entrance. (Sometimes referred to as single-family attached.)
Utility cabinet A ground-mounted pedestal, junction box, cabinet, or similar feature that a service provider uses to provide telephone, electric, natural gas, cable television, cable Internet, or similar public service. A utility cabinet may be located within a public right-of-way or on private property.
Utility installation, major A place, building and/or structure, or portion thereof, whether public or private, used or is intended for providing basic infrastructure or utility services and which could potentially have a moderate to high impact on neighboring property. The term includes pipeline pumping stations, sewage treatment plants, electric substations, water towers, electric transmission lines with a design capacity of 110kV or more, and underground pipelines.
Utility installation, minor A utility installation generally having low impact on neighboring property. The term includes public water system wells, without a tower; below ground sewer lift stations; and stormwater pumping stations. The term does not include utility cabinets, which are classified as an accessory use (Series 17).
Utility maintenance yard A place where a public or private entity maintains administrative offices, equipment, and supplies necessary for maintaining the infrastructure it provides.
Vehicle fuel station A place where fuels for cars, motorcycles, and light trucks are offered for retail sale. Ancillary uses are limited to the retail sale of food and beverages and light maintenance activities, such as engine tune-ups, lubrication, and minor repairs. The term does not include truck stops or similar uses.
Vehicle repair shop A place where motor vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, and light trucks, are typically left overnight for maintenance, service, or repair. Typical services include transmission repair, body work and painting, vehicle upholstery, engine repair and overhauls, and similar activities.
Vehicle sales and rental A place where new and used cars, light trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are offered for rent, sale, lease, or exchange, or are taken on consignment. This use may include the repair of such vehicles as a subordinate use.
Vehicle service shop A place where motor vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, and light trucks, are serviced while the owner waits and typically are not left overnight. Examples include quick lube/oil change facilities, tire stores, car washes, and vehicle detailing. 
Vehicle storage yard A place where impounded motor vehicles are temporarily stored or where damaged motor vehicles are temporarily stored before taken to a repair shop or while waiting for an insurance adjustment to occur. The salvaging of motor vehicle parts or the repair of motor vehicles is prohibited.
Veterinary clinic, general A place where medical services for small and large animals are offered. This use may include office space, medical labs, appurtenant facilities, and indoor and outdoor enclosures for animals under the immediate medical care of a veterinarian.
Veterinary clinic, small animal A place where medical services for small household animals are offered. This use may include office space, medical labs, appurtenant facilities, and indoor enclosures for animals under the immediate medical care of a veterinarian. The term includes pet clinics, dog and cat hospitals, and animal hospitals.
Warehouse A place where goods, merchandise, and other materials are temporarily stored for eventual shipment. The term includes moving and storage facilities. The term does not include bulk fuel storage.
Wind test tower A tower on which equipment is attached that measures parameters needed to assess the site’s suitability for a wind energy system.
Worship facility A place where people can regularly assemble for religious worship and associated activities and which is operated by an entity with tax-exempt status. The term includes sanctuaries, chapels, cathedrals, churches, synagogues, and temples and other onsite accessory buildings such as parsonages, friaries, convents, fellowship halls, and rectories. The term does not include day care centers, community recreation facilities, dormitories, private educational facilities, emergency shelters, and health care facilities.
Yard sale A temporary event where used household items are offered for sale.
Yard shed An accessory building designed to store yard furniture and tools, equipment, and supplies normally associated with lawn and garden care.
Accessory dwelling unit (ADU)
Administrative services
Agriculture, crop
Agriculture-support services
Animal shelter
Artisan shop, Type I
Bed and breakfast
Boat yard
Boathouse
Brewpub
Bus storage facility
Campground
Cemetery
Commercial kennel
Commercial stable
Community garden
Construction equipment repair
Construction equipment sales and service
Contractor's office
Convenience retail sales
Driving range
Earth materials stockpile
Educational facility, pre-K through 12
Farm building for non-farm storage
Farm stand, off-site
Farm stand, on-site
Farmers market
Fence
Financial services
Forestry
Garage, nonresidential
General retail sales
Golf course
Greenhouse
Greenhouse*
Group day care center
Health care center
Health care clinic
Heavy vehicle sales and service
Home occupation, minor
Household livestock
Indoor shooting range
Kennel, hobby
Marina
Mixed-use housing
Model home
Multi-family dwelling - 3 or more units
Nursing home
Outdoor entertainment
Park-and-ride lot
Party tent
Personal storage facility
Play structure
Portable storage container
Public safety facility
Radio broadcast facility
Recreation trail
Restaurant
Retirement home (assisted living)