As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Garbage" means all putrescible wastes, except human excreta, sewage and other water-carried wastes, including vegetable and animal offal and carcasses of dead animals, and includes all such substances from all public and private establishments and from all residences.
   (b)   "Other refuse" means ashes, glass, crockery, tin cans, paper, boxes, rags and old clothing and all other similar nonputrescible wastes. The term shall not include any materials such as earth, sand, brick, stone, plaster or other similar substances that may accumulate as a result or construction operations or industrial processes.
   (c)   "Householder" means the head of a family or one maintaining separate living quarters. The term includes owners, tenants and occupants of all premises where garbage or other refuse or both is or are created. Nothing in this definition shall be construed to apply to commercial operators as hereinafter defined.
   (d)   "Commercial operator" means all persons who own or operate stores, restaurants, industries, institutions and other similar places, public or private, charitable or noncharitable, and includes all responsible persons other than householders, upon the premises of which garbage or other refuse or both is or are created.
   (e)   "Premises" means land or buildings or both, or parts of either or both, occupied by a householder or a commercial operator.
      (Ord. 59-5. Passed 11-2-59.)