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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DWELLING. Any enclosed space which is wholly or partially used or intended to be used for living or sleeping of human occupants; provided that, temporary housing shall not be regarded as a DWELLING.
DWELLING UNIT. Any room or group of rooms located within a dwelling and forming a single habitable unit with facilities which are used for living, sleeping, cooking and eating.
HABITABLE ROOM. A room or enclosed floor space used or intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking or eating purposes, excluding bathrooms, water closet compartments, laundries, pantries, foyers of communicating corridors, closets and storage space.
HOUSING INSPECTOR. A person designated by the City to enforce this chapter, or the designated person’s representative.
OCCUPANT. Any person living, sleeping, cooking or eating in, or having actual possession of, a dwelling unit or rooming unit over the age of one year.
OWNER. Any person, who alone or jointly or severally with others shall have title to any dwelling or dwelling unit or rooming unit, with or without accompanying actual possession thereof which entitles him or her to charge, care, control or right of management, of any dwelling or dwelling unit or rooming unit, either as owner or agent of the owner, or as executor or executrix, administrator or administratrix, trustee or guardian of the estate of the owner.
PERSON. Any individual, firm, corporation, association or partnership.
ROOMING UNIT. Any room or group of rooms forming a single habitable unit used or intended to be used for living and sleeping, but not for cooking purposes.
TEMPORARY HOUSING. Any tent, trailer or other structure used for human shelter which is designed to be transportable and which is not attached to the ground, to another structure or to any utilities system on the same premises for more than 30 consecutive days.
(Prior Code, § 1108.02)