For the purposes of this chapter, words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
   (a)    "Admission charge" includes in addition to its usual and ordinary meaning, a charge made for season tickets or subscriptions, a cover charge or a charge made for use of seats and tables, reserved or otherwise, and similar accommodations; a charge made for food and refreshments in any place where any free entertainment, recreation or amusement is provided; a charge made for rental or use of equipment or facilities for purposes of recreation or amusement, and where the rental of the equipment or facilities is necessary to the enjoyment of the privileges for which a general admission is charged, the combined charge shall be considered as the admission charge; and a charge made for automobile parking where the amount of the charge is determined according to the number of passengers in an automobile.
   (b)    "Director of Finance" means the Director of Finance of the City of Highland Heights.
   (c)    "Place" includes, but is not restricted to, theaters, dance halls, amphitheaters, auditoriums, stadiums, athletic pavilions and fields, golf courses, golf driving ranges, baseball and athletic parks, bowling alleys, skating rinks, circuses, side shows, swimming pools, outdoor amusement parks and such attractions as merry-go-rounds, ferris wheels, doge 'ems, roller coasters and observation towers.
   (d)    "Person" means any individual, receiver, assignee, firm, copartnership, joint venture, corporation, company, joint stock company, association, society or any group of individuals acting as a unit, whether mutual, co-operative, fraternal, nonprofit or otherwise. (Ord. 6-1973. Passed 3-13-73.)