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Manufacturing Uses. Establishments engaged in the mechanical or chemical transformation of materials or substances into new products excluding any manufacturing defined as High Technology Light Industry. (Ord. 3747, 1-20-87, § 21)

Marquee. A permanent overhead canopy projecting from the elevation of a building and designed to provide continuous overhead weather protection to the area underneath. (Ord. 2945, 2-2-81, § 23)

Marshes, Bogs, and Swamps. Lands transitional between terrestrial and aquatic systems where saturation with water is the dominant factor determining plant and animal communities and soil development. For the purposes of this definition, these areas must have one or more of the following attributes:

A. At least periodically, the land supports predominantly hydrophytes; and/or

B. The substrate is predominantly undrained hydric soil.

Hydrophytes include those plants capable of growing in water or on a substrate that is at least periodically deficient in oxygen as a result of excessive water content. Hydric soils include those soils which are wet long enough to periodically produce anaerobic conditions, thereby influencing the growth of plants. (Ord. 4055, 9-25-89; Ord. 3914, 5-23-88, § 25)

Massage. The method, art or science of treating the human body for hygienic, remedial or relaxational purposes by rubbing, stroking, kneading, tapping, rolling or manipulating the human body of another with the hands, or by any other agency or instrumentality.

Manipulation of the human body in the course of the practice of medicine, surgery, osteopathy, chiropractic, chiropody, naturopathy, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, optometry or any other of the healing arts by persons licensed by the state to practice such healing arts is not included in the term “massage,” as used herein. (Ord. 3884, 2-16-88, § 4)

Massage Parlors. Any place within the City where massages are given or furnished for, or in expectation of any fee, compensation, donation or monetary consideration, EXCEPT:

A. Facilities adjunct to athletic clubs, health clubs, medical facilities, hotels, motels or beauty salons; and

B. Enterprises operating as approved Home Occupations; and

C. Facilities operated by Washington State licensed massage practitioner(s). (Ord. 4157, 7-2-90, § 1; Ord. 3884, 2-16-88, § 4)

Mean Depth. The mean depth of a lot is the depth of such lot measured on a line approximately perpendicular to the fronting street and midway between the side lines of such lot.

Medical Institution District. The area of the City located generally from I-405 on the west to the Burlington Northern Railroad right-of-way on the east and from NE 16th Street on the north to NE 8th Street on the south, specifically:

That portion of the East half of the Southeast quarter of Section 29, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in King County, Washington, described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said subdivision; thence Westerly along the South line thereof 156.65 feet; thence Northerly at right angles to the South line of said subdivision a distance of 75.00 feet to an angle point on the Easterly margin of Interstate 405, as shown on Primary State Highway No. 1 (SR 405) Mid Lakes to Kirkland, Right-of-Way Plans, sheets 3 and 15 of 27, dated July 1, 1952; thence Northwesterly and Northerly along said Easterly margin to the centerline of N.E. 12th Street, as shown on N.E. 12th Street Right-of-Way Plans, filed at the City of Bellevue Transportation Department, sheet 3 of 5, dated August 1968; thence Northeasterly along said centerline to the East line of the Southeast quarter of said Section 29; thence Southerly along said East line to the Point of Beginning.

Hospital Center Development Area (DA1): That portion of the East half of the Southeast quarter of Section 29, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in King County, Washington, described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said subdivision; thence North 00°54'18" East along the East line thereof 699.78 feet; thence North 88°04'23" West 190.69 feet; thence North 00°54'18" East 977.28 feet to the South line of Tract G, Overlake Hospital Medical Center Binding Site Plan, as filed under Recording No. 9904011437; thence North 89°05'42" West along said South line to the Southwest corner of said Tract G; thence continuing North 89°05'42" West along the Westerly extension of said South line 16.60 feet; thence North 27°50'09" West to the centerline of N.E. 12th Street, as shown on N.E. 12th Street Right-of-Way Plans, filed at the City of Bellevue Transportation Department, sheet 3 of 5, dated August 1968; thence Southwesterly along said centerline to the Easterly margin of Interstate 405, as shown on Primary State Highway No. 1 (SR 405) Mid Lakes to Kirkland, Right-of-Way Plans, sheets 3 and 15 of 27, dated July 1, 1952; thence Southerly and Southeasterly along said Easterly margin to the intersection of the North margin of N.E. 8th Street; thence Southerly at right angles to the South line of the Southeast quarter of said Section 29 a distance of 75.00 feet to the South line of said Southeast quarter; thence Easterly along said South line 156.65 feet to the Point of Beginning.

Medical Office Development Area (DA2): That portion of the East half of the Southeast quarter of Section 29, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in King County, Washington, described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said subdivision; thence North 00°54'18" East along the East line thereof 699.78 feet to the True Point of Beginning; thence North 88°04'23" West 190.69 feet; thence North 00°54'18" East 977.28 feet to the South line of Tract G, Overlake Hospital Medical Center Binding Site Plan, as filed under Recording No. 9904011437; thence North 89°05'42" West along said South line to the Southwest corner of said Tract G; thence continuing North 89°05'42" West along the Westerly extension of said South line 16.60 feet; thence North 27°50'09" West to the centerline of N.E. 12th Street, as shown on N.E. 12th Street Right-of-Way Plans, filed at the City of Bellevue Transportation Department, sheet 3 of 5, dated August 1968; thence Northeasterly along said centerline to the East line of the Southeast quarter of said Section 29; thence Southerly along said East line to the True Point of Beginning.

Hospital Perimeter Development Area (DA3):

Parcel A: Lots 3 and 4, Bellevue Short Plat No. 78-43 as recorded under Recording Number 7807030722, said short plat being a portion of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 28, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in King County, Washington; EXCEPT the south 10 feet of Lot 3 of said short plat.

Parcel B: That portion of the south 267.6 feet of the north 634.7 feet of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 28, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in King County, Washington, lying westerly of the Northern Pacific Railway Right-of-Way; EXCEPT the north 242 feet of the west 450 feet thereof; AND EXCEPT the west 30 feet thereof for 116th Avenue Northeast; AND EXCEPT the south 26.6 feet of the west 250 feet thereof.

(Ord. 5831, 8-4-08, § 3; Ord. 5587, 3-7-05, § 15)

Mid-Block Retail Connection. A type of pedestrian connection meeting the requirements of LUC 20.25A.115.D. (Ord. 5497, 11-17-03, § 8)

Mitigation. Methods used to compensate for adverse impacts to critical areas. (Ord. 5683, 6-26-06, § 43)

Mixed Retail Use. Mixed Use Developments including a variety of retail and personal service uses such as those included under definitions for Retail Home Furnishings, Personal Services, Retail Major Appliances, and Retail Sales. (Ord. 3747, 1-20-87, § 21)

Mixed Use Development. The development of a contiguous tract of land, a building or a structure with two or more different uses identified on the Land Use Charts. (Ord. 3747, 1-20-87, § 21)

*Mobile Home. A structure built on a chassis designed as a facility for human habitation and capable of being moved on the public streets. (Ord. 5475, 10-20-03, § 21)

*Effective only within the jurisdiction of East Bellevue Community Council.

Mobile Home Park. An area of land designed for the placement of mobile homes providing connections for, but not limited to, water, sewer and electricity service.

Moorage. Any device or structure used to secure a vessel for anchorage, but which is not attached to the vessel, such as a pier, buoy, dock, ramp, boat lift, pile, or dolphin. (Ord. 4055, 9-25-89; Ord. 3914, 5-23-88, § 25; Ord. 3145, 9-27-82, § 79)

*Motor Home. A motorized vehicle with fully self-contained living quarters. (Ord. 5475, 10-20-03, § 22)

*Effective only within the jurisdiction of East Bellevue Community Council.

Motel. See Hotel/Motel. (Ord. 5301, 6-18-01, § 4)

Multifamily Dwelling. See Dwelling, Multifamily.

Multiple Function Building or Complex. A building or complex of buildings containing multiple activities such as office, warehousing, manufacturing, or services, as determined by the Director pursuant to LUC 20.10.440 provided this definition does not apply to multiple function buildings or complexes located in BelRed Land Use Districts. (Ord. 5876, 5-18-09, § 41; Ord. 4176, 11-26-90, § 5)