§ 1.30.020. Definitions  


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  • "Capital improvements" means those improvements that materially add to the value of the property and appreciably prolong its useful life or adapt it to new uses and which may be amortized over the useful life of the improvements in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code.

    "Consumer Price Index" or "CPI" means the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers for the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose area, published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    "Hearing Officer" means the Director of Community Development or his/her designee.

    "Mobilehome" means a mobilehome as defined in section 798.3 of the Civil Code.

    "Mobilehome park" means any mobilehome or manufactured home park, as defined in section 798.3 of the Civil Code.

    "Mobilehome park" means any mobilehome or manufactured home park, as defined in sections 798.4 and 798.6 of the Civil Code, which rents or leases spaces in the unincorporated area of San Mateo County.

    "Mobilehome park owner" means the owner, lessor, operator or manager of a mobilehome park.

    "Mobilehome tenant" means any person entitled to occupy a mobilehome dwelling unit pursuant to ownership thereof or a lease or rental arrangement with the owner thereof.

    "Percent Change in Consumer Price Index" means the annual percent change in the Consumer Price Index, calculated to the nearest tenth, published for the month of July, issued in the month of August. In the event that an index is not published for the month of July, the closest preceding month for which an index is published shall be used.

    "Rehabilitation" means that work done by an owner to a mobilehome space, or to the common area of the property containing a mobilehome space, which is performed either to secure compliance with any state or local law or to repair damage resulting from fire, earthquake, or other casualty or natural disaster to the extent such repair is not reimbursed by insurance proceeds.

    "Rent" means the consideration, including any bonus, benefits or gratuity demanded or received in connection with the use and occupancy of a mobilehome space in a mobilehome park, but exclusive of any amounts paid for utilities, the use of the mobilehome dwelling unit, subletting or security deposit.

(Ord. 4188, 9/23/03; Ord. 4405, 01/08/08)