§ 93.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   NUISANCE. Any of the following:
      (1)   That which is defined and declared by statutes or ordinances to be a nuisance;
      (2)   Any place in or upon which lewdness, assignation, or prostitution is conducted, permitted, continued, or exists, or any place in or upon which lewd, indecent, lascivious or obscene films or plate negatives, film or plate positives, films designed to be projected on a screen for exhibition films, or glass slides either in negative or positive form designed for exhibition by projection on a screen, are photographed, manufactured, developed, screened, exhibited, or otherwise prepared or shown, and the personal property and contents used in conducting and maintaining any such place for any such purpose. This chapter shall not affect any newspaper, magazine, or other publication entered as second class matter by the post office department;
      (3)   Any room, house, building, boat, vehicle, structure, or place where beer or intoxicating liquor is manufactured, sold, bartered, possessed, or kept in violation of law and all property kept and used in maintaining the same, and all property designed for the unlawful manufacture or beer, or intoxicating liquor and beer, or intoxicating liquor contained in the room, house, building, boat, structure, or place described in this division (3) where the operation of that place substantially interferes with public decency, sobriety, peace, and good order. “Violation of Law” includes but is not limited to sales to any person under the legal drinking age prohibited in R.C. § 4301.22(A) or R.C. § 4301.69(A), and any violation of R.C. § 2913.46 or R.C. § 2925.03.
   PERSON. Includes any individual, corporation, association, partnership, trustee, lessee, agent or assignee.
   PLACE. Includes any building, erection, or place or any separate part or portion thereof or the ground itself.
(R.C. § 3767.01) (Rev. 1999)
Cross-reference:
    Penalty and procedure when injunction issued pursuant to division (3) of the definition of “nuisance” is violated, see § 92.27