As used in Sections 507.01 to 507.05, inclusive:
   (a)   "Burial lot" means a lot for the burial of deceased persons within a public burial ground or cemetery, including, but not limited to, cemeteries owned and operated by municipal corporations, townships or companies or associations incorporated for cemetery purposes.
   (b)   "Commission" means the Circleville Human Relations Commission.
   (c)   "Discriminate" includes segregate or separate.
   (d)   "Employee" does not include an individual employed in the domestic service of a person.
   (e)   "Employer" includes the State or any political or civil subdivision thereof, a person employing four or more persons within the State and a person acting in the interest of an employer, directly or indirectly.
   (f)   "Employment agency" includes a person regularly undertaking, with or without compensation, to procure opportunities to work or to procure, recruit, refer or place employees.
   (g)   "Handicap" means a medically diagnosable, abnormal condition which is expected to continue for a considerable length of time, whether correctable or uncorrectable by good medical practice, which can reasonably be expected to limit the person's functional ability, including, but not limited to, seeing, hearing, thinking, ambulating, climbing, descending, lifting, grasping, sitting, rising or any related function or any limitation due to weakness and significantly decreased endurance, so that he or she can not perform his or her everyday routine living and working without significantly increased hardship and vulnerability to what are considered the everyday obstacles and hazards encountered by the nonhandicapped.
   (h)   "Housing accommodations" includes:
      (1)   A building or structure or portion thereof which is used or occupied, or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied, as the home residence or sleeping place of one or more individuals, groups or families whether or not living independently of each other;
      (2)   Any vacant land offered for sale or leased for commercial housing; and
      (3)   Housing accommodations held or offered for sale or rent by a real estate broker, salesman, agent or by any other person pursuant to authorization of the owner, by the owner himself or herself or by his or her legal representative.
   (i)   "Labor organization" includes an organization which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances, terms or conditions of employment, or for other mutual aid or protection in relation to employment.
   (j)   "Person" includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, organizations, corporations, legal representatives, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and other organized groups of persons. It also includes, but is not limited to, owners, lessors, assignors, builders, managers, brokers, salesmen, agents, employees, lending institutions and the State and all political subdivisions, authorities, agencies, boards and commissions thereof.
   (k)   "Place of public accommodation" means an inn; restaurant; eating house; barber shop; public conveyance by air, land or water; theater; store; or other place for the sale of merchandise, or any other place where the accommodation, advantages, facilities or privileges thereof are available to the public.
   (l)   "Restrictive covenant" means a specification limiting the transfer, rental, lease or other use of any housing because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry or handicap, or any limitation based upon affiliation with or approval by a person, directly or indirectly, employing race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or handicap as a condition of affiliation or approval.
   (m)   "Unlawful discriminatory practice" means an act prohibited by Section 507.02.
      (Ord. 37-79. Passed 5-1-79.)