For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   APPROVING AUTHORITY.  A person as may be designated by the Board.
   DEDICATOR.  The person owning or constructing any private utility system being dedicated to the town.
   UTILITY SYSTEM and UTILITY LINES.  Include water pipelines and sewer pipelines, either or both as determined by the context, and shall include all pipes, valves, valve boxes, hydrants and other fixtures, equipment and systems, or both. The utility lines dedicated to the town pursuant to this chapter shall include only main distribution lines, valves, hydrants and other apparatus, fixtures and equipment forming a part of the lines laid in streets, roads, highways and alleys or across private property, and shall not include lateral lines leading from mains to building connections, and shall not include the water or sewer lines within any residence or other privately owned building.
(1988 Code, § 22-181)