“Handicap” means a handicap as defined in the Federal Fair Housing Act Amendments of 1988 or as amended.
“Hard surface” means an impervious surface, a permeable pavement, deck, or a vegetated roof.
“Health and social services” means services which promote the physical and emotional well-being of individuals, and the organizations which provide those services.
“Hearing examiner” means the official appointed by the city council as set forth in BMC Title 2, Administration and Personnel.
“Home occupation” means an occupation or profession which is carried on in the primary residential structure or accessory building by a member of the family residing on the premises and which is incidental to the use of the premises as a dwelling unit.
“Hospital” means a building designed and used for medical, psychiatric/emotional and surgical diagnosis, treatment and housing of persons under the care of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Rest homes, nursing homes, convalescent homes and clinics are not included.
“Hostel” means a building or portion thereof designed or used for supervised lodging and often containing shared sleeping areas.
“Hotel” means a building or portion thereof designed or used for the temporary rental of five or more units for sleeping purposes, which may or may not have a central kitchen and dining room and accessory shops and services. Catering to the general public may be provided.
“Household” means an individual(s) domiciled in one dwelling unit who are cooking and living together as a single household unit.
“Housing, affordable” means a dwelling unit where the monthly rental, lease, or mortgage plus utilities, and other housing costs requires no more than 30 percent of the gross household income for households whose incomes are 80 percent or less of the median annual income, adjusted for household size, as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Seattle Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Ord. 2200 § 2 (Exh. B), 2016; Ord. 1995 § 1, 2008; Ord. 1946 § 1, 2005; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1691 § 1, 1997; Ord. 1628 § 1, 1996).