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For the purposes of this subchapter, whenever any of the following words, terms or definitions are used herein, they shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section.
“DIESEL FUEL.” Any petroleum product used as a fuel in motor vehicle engines in which fuel is injected into the combustion chamber and ignited by pressure without electric spark, and includes diesel, dieselhol, kerosene, biodiesel blended with 10% or less non-fossil renewable materials, and any other fuel used in a diesel engine.
“GASOHOL.” A fuel used chiefly in internal combustion engines which is comprised chiefly of gasoline and ethyl alcohols in variable quantities.
“GASOLINE.” A volatile, highly flammable or combustible, liquid mixture of hydrocarbons produced by the fractional distillation of petroleum and used chiefly as a fuel in internal combustion engines, but shall not include mixtures commonly known as diesel fuel, kerosene, and aviation fuel, or mixtures used in the heating of buildings.
“MOTOR FUEL.” All volatile and inflammable liquid produced, blended or compounded for the purpose of, or which are suitable or practicable for, operating motor vehicles.
“PERSON.” Any natural person, trustee, court-appointed representative, syndicate, association, limited liability company, partnership, firm, club, company, corporation, business trust, institution, agency, contractor, supplier, vendor, vendee, operator, user or owners, or any officer, agents, employees, or other representative, acting either for himself or for any other person in any capacity, or any other entity recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. The masculine, feminine, singular, or plural is included in any and all circumstances.
“RETAIL GASOLINE DEALER.” Any person who engages in the business of selling motor fuel in the city, to a purchaser for use or consumption, and not for resale in any form.
“SALE,” “RESALE,” or “SELLING.” Any transfer of ownership or possession, or both, exchange or barter, conditional or otherwise, in any manner or by any means whatsoever for a valuable consideration.
(Ord. 8350, passed 3-30-04; Am. Ord. 8578, passed 3-18-08)