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23.44.020 DEFINITIONS.

(a) "Electric vehicle charging station(s)" or "charging station(s)" means any level of electric vehicle supply equipment station that is designed and built in compliance with California Code of Regulations, Title 24 Part 3 California Electrical Code Article 625, as it reads on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter or as it may be amended, and delivers electricity from a source outside an electric vehicle into a plug-in electric vehicle.

(b) "Electronic submittal" means the use email, the internet, or facsimile to submit a permit application required by this chapter.

(c) "Feasible method to satisfactorily mitigate or avoid the specific, adverse impact" includes, but is not limited to, any cost-effective method, condition, or mitigation imposed by the City on another similarly situated application in a prior successful application for a permit.

(d) "Specific, adverse impact" means a significant, quantifiable, direct, and unavoidable impact, based on objective, identified, and written public health or safety standards, policies, or conditions as they existed on the date the application was deemed complete.