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(a) "Child" shall mean any person less than 18 years of age.
(b) "Chemical dumpsite" shall mean any place or area where chemicals or other hazardous waste materials used or produced in a clandestine drug lab have been located.
(c) "Clandestine drug lab" shall mean the unlawful manufacture or attempt to manufacture controlled substances. Only those labs which law enforcement determine may contain residual contamination that could be harmful to the occupants are subject to this Chapter.
(d) "Clandestine drug lab site" shall mean any place or area where law enforcement has determined that conditions associated with the operation of a clandestine drug lab exist. A clandestine drug lab site may include residential, commercial, industrial, or institutional structures, accessory buildings, accessory structures, motor vehicles, a chemical dumpsite, or any land.
(e) "Controlled substance" shall mean a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I through V of Ohio Revised Code Section 3719.41. The term does not include distilled spirits, wine, malt beverages, intoxicating liquors, or tobacco.
(f) "Hazardous wastes" shall mean waste generated from a clandestine drug lab. Such waste shall be treated, stored, transported, or disposed of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
(g) "Manufacture" shall mean the production, cultivation, quality control, and standardization, by mechanical, physical, chemical, or pharmaceutical means, packing, repacking, tableting, encapsulating, labeling, relabeling, filling, or by other process, of controlled substances, in places other than a pharmacy or a licensed pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
(h) "Motor vehicles" shall have the same meaning as in Ohio Revised Code Section 4501.01.
(i) "Owner" shall mean any person, firm, or corporation who owns, in whole or in part, the land, buildings, structures, or motor vehicles associated with a clandestine drug lab site or chemical dumpsite.
(j) "Public health nuisance" includes all residential, commercial, industrial, or institutional structures, accessory structures, and buildings associated with a clandestine drug lab site that are potentially unsafe due to health hazards.
(Ord. 18-15. Passed 2-23-15.)