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Land Area. See Area, Site. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Land Fill. See Fill. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Land Use . The use to which an area of land, or building thereon, is put; human activity taking place thereon. Categories of land uses in this Code are found in Chart 20.10.440 and district-specific land use charts contained in Chapter 20.25 LUC. (Ord. 5876, 5-18-09, § 40; Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Landscape Area. An outdoor landscaped area providing visually or physically accessible space for tenants of the development of which it is a part. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304; Ord. 2945, 2-2-81, § 22)

Landslide Deposit. A large mass of earth and/or rock that has moved physically downslope by gravity and broken into discrete fragments. (Ord. 5089, 8-3-98, § 57)

Legally Created Lot. A lot properly created pursuant to the laws and requirements of the State of Washington and the local government having jurisdiction at the time of the lot’s creation. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304; Ord. 3921, 6-20-88, § 4)

Local Utility System. A utility system other than a Regional Utility System, LUC 20.50.044, or Electrical Utility Facility, LUC 20.50.018. (Ord. 5805, 3-3-08, § 2; Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304; Ord. 3778, 5-26-87, § 2)

Lot. A lot is a single parcel of land, irrespective of the method of legal description used. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot, Corner. A lot at the junction of and fronting on two or more intersecting streets. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot Coverage. The percentage of a lot which is built upon subject to the exclusions listed in LUC 20.20.012 and the exceptions contained in the dimensional requirements charts contained in LUC 20.20.010 and 20.25A.020. For reference to district specific regulations which govern lot coverage, refer to Chapter 20.25 LUC. (Ord. 5876, 5-18-09, § 40; Ord. 5089, 8-3-98, § 56; Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, §§ 304, 864; Ord. 4816, 11-27-95, § 964)

Lot Depth. The mean dimensions of a lot from the front street line to the rear line. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot Frontage. The distance between the two points where the side lot lines of a lot intersect the boundary of public street right-of-way. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot, Interior. A lot fronting on one street. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot, Legally Created. See Legally Created Lot. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot Line. The geographic boundaries of a parcel. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot, Nonconforming. See Nonconforming Lot. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Lot Width. The mean dimension of a lot measured between the side lot lines, approximately parallel to the street frontage. (Ord. 4973, 3-3-97, § 304)

Low Impact Development. An approach to land development and stormwater management that reduces adverse impacts while accommodating growth. Key principles include protecting native soils and vegetation and minimizing and managing stormwater at the source. (Ord. 5683, 6-26-06, § 42)