957.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively designated unless it is clear from the context that a different meaning is intended.
   (a)    "Residential unit structure" means any structure or unit which is used or intended by the nature of its construction to be used as a single-family dwelling by persons for living or sleeping quarters, but shall not include unit structures intended primarily for transient lodging, including without limitation, hotels, motels, rest homes and hospital rooms.
   (b)    "Dual residential unit structure" means any structure or unit which is used or intended by the nature of its construction to be used as a two (separate) family dwelling by persons for living or sleeping quarters, and having only two units within such structure, but shall not include unit structures intended primarily for transient lodging, including without limitation, hotels, motels, rest homes and hospital rooms. Such structure shall include but not be limited to duplexes.
   (c)    "Multiple-family residential unit structure" means a residential unit structure having more than two family dwellings or units within such structure. Such structure shall include but not be limited to apartment buildings, condominiums, townhouses or boarding houses. Such structure shall exclude hotels, motels, tourist homes, etc.
   (d)    "Nonresidential unit structure." All other buildings not included within the definitions of “residential unit structure”, “dual residential unit structure” and “multiple-family residential unit structure” shall be deemed to be within the classification of nonresidential unit structure for purposes of this article. Such structures shall include but not be limited to all commercial establishments, churches, schools, government buildings, etc.
   (e)    "Nonresidential tenant unit" means each unit in a nonresidential unit structure not used as a residential dwelling where the occupant is not the owner of such structure.
   (f)    "Vehicle" includes automobiles, buses, recreational vehicles, trailers and motorcycles which are licensed under State law, provided that boats and nonmotorized trailers shall not come within this definition.
   (g)    "Total square feet" means that sum as measured by the exterior dimensions of the structure multiplied by the number of stories, but shall not include any part of a structure encompassed by the following:
      (1)    Porches
      (2)    Basements (when not utilized)
      (3)    Attics
   (h)    "City Manager" means the Clarksburg City Manager.
   (i)    “Owner” means the owner of record of any tract or parcel of real estate within the City of Clarksburg, as reflected by the records maintained in the office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Harrison County, West Virginia, or as defined by Section 101.02(q) of the Codified Ordinances but may also include the grantee or transferee of any interest in any real estate situated within the City by unrecorded deed, or by an owner-financed sale evidenced by written agreement, such as a “land contract,” provided that the parties to any such transaction are required to notify the Director of Finance as to which party to any such transaction shall be responsible for any pay fire service fees due and payable pursuant to this article, in accordance with the provisions of Section 957.07(a) hereof.  (Ord. 02-15.  Passed 6-6-02.)
   (j)    "Director of Finance" means the City of Clarksburg's Director of Finance.
   (k)    "Fire Chief" means the City of Clarksburg's Fire Chief.
   (l)    "Director of Public Works" means the City of Clarksburg's Director of Public Works.  (Ord. 96-24. Passed 12-19-96.)