§ 51.001  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AVAILABILITY OF SERVICE.  When access is possible within distances as specified elsewhere herein. Water service is a precondition for sewer service.
   CUL-DE-SAC.  Road terminating completely surrounded by subdivided lots with no possibility for extension.
   IMPROVED STREET.  Any street having a wearing surface of concrete, asphalt, brick, stone, block, tar treatment, or similar hard material.
   LATERAL.  Pipe connecting to a sanitary sewer or water main with the line of adjacent property or extending from the main to the inside of the curb. A LATERAL is the pipe portion of a service connection.
   LOT.  Land associated with any principal dwelling unit or multiple dwelling units under one ownership.
   RIGHT-OF-WAY.  Area in or adjoining streets, water lines, sewer lines, and the like, wherein the town has legal authority to install and maintain utilities.
   SANITARY SEWER.  Any piping system that transports by gravity residential wastewater or polluted industrial wastes, and to which storm, surface, and ground waters and unpolluted industrial waste are not intentionally admitted.
   SERVICE AREA.  Any area that is not within the area being served by another municipality or extraterritorial zoning area thereof, or is not physically separated from the town or its exterritorial zoning thereby.
   SEWER.  Sanitary sewer.
   STORM SEWER.  Any piping system that collects and transports storm, surface, and ground water.
   STREET.  Public passageway operated and maintained by a public body for which the public body has a legal authority such as an easement, right-of-way, dedication, and the like.
   TOWN.  The Town of Carthage.
   UNIMPROVED STREET.  Any street having a dirt surface.
(Prior Code, § 50.50)