For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section.
   BARREL. When used in connection with fermented liquor, means a unit of 31 gallons.
   COMMODITY IN PACKAGE FORM. A commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale, exclusive, however, of an auxiliary shipping container enclosing packages that individually conform to the requirements of this chapter. An individual item or lot of any commodity not in package form as defined in this section, but on which there is marked a selling price based on an established price per unit of weight or of measure, shall be construed to be COMMODITY IN PACKAGE FORM.
   CONSUMER PACKAGE or PACKAGE OF CONSUMER COMMODITY. A commodity in package form that is customarily produced or distributed for sale through retail sales agencies or instrumentalities for consumption by individuals, or use by individuals for the purpose of personal care or in the performance of services ordinarily rendered in or about the household or in connection with personal possessions, and which usually is consumed or expended in the course of the consumption or use.
   CORD. When used in connection with wood intended for fuel purposes or pulpwood, means the amount of wood that is contained in a space of 128 cubic feet when the wood is ranked and well stowed.
   DIRECTOR and DEPUTY DIRECTOR. Respectively the Director of Weights and Measures of the State and the Deputy Director of Weights and Measures for the State.
   NONCONSUMER PACKAGE or PACKAGE OF NONCONSUMER COMMODITY.  Any commodity in package form other than a consumer package, and particularly a package designed solely for industrial or institutional use or for wholesale distribution only.
   SEALER OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES and DEPUTY SEALER OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.The Sealer of Weights and Measures or Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures of the City.
   SELL or SALE. Barter and exchange.
   TON. A unit of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois weight.
   WEIGHT. In connection with any commodity, means net weight.
   WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. Weights and measures of every kind, instruments and devices for weighing and measuring, and any appliances and accessories associated with any or all such instruments and devices, except that the term shall not be construed to include meters for the measurement of electricity, gas (natural or manufactured) or water or devices to measure the usage of communications services when the same are operated in a public utility system. Such devices or any appliances or accessories associated therewith are excluded from this chapter.
(Ord. 2142, passed 11-5-1973)