1175.02  DEFINITIONS.
   (a)   "Abused child" means a child as defined in the Ohio Revised Code 2151.031.
   (b)   "Child" means a person under eighteen years of age or person under the age of twenty one years who is a full time student, and who was placed in a group home in the City of Kent by the Juvenile Court prior to becoming eighteen years of age.
   (c)   "Dependent child" means a child as defined in Ohio Revised Code 2151.04.
   (d)   "Developmentally disabled" means a person who has a disability that originated before the attainment of age eighteen and can be expected to continue indefinitely, that constitutes a handicap to the person's ability to function normally in society, and that is attributable to mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism or any other condition found to be closely related to mental retardation because such condition results in similar impairment of general intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior or requires similar treatment and services.
   (e)   "Elderly" means persons sixty five years of age or older.
   (f)   "Group home" means a State or County licensed or State certified home that provides residential care and supervision for individuals who are unrelated to the resident house parents or supervisors, and who are the elderly; abused, neglected, dependent or unruly children; or juvenile offenders as defined herein, or who are developmentally disabled, mentally retarded, mentally ill or physically handicapped.
   (g)   "Juvenile offender" means any child who has been adjudicated guilty of a crime, except those crimes which, if committed by an adult, would have been felonies under any of the following sections of the Ohio Revised Code:
 
2903.01  Aggravated murder
2925.11  Drug abuse
2903.02  Murder
2911.01  Aggravated robbery
2903.03  Voluntary manslaughter
2911.02  Robbery
2903.04  Involuntary manslaughter
2923.12  Carrying concealed weapons
2903.05  Aggravated vehicular homicide
2923.13  Having weapons while under disability
2903.11  Felonious assault
2923.15  Using weapons while intoxicated
2903.12  Aggravated assault
2923.16  Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle
2905.01  Kidnapping
2923.17  Unlawful possession of dangerous ordnance
2905.02  Abduction
2923.19  Failure to secure dangerous ordnance
2905.04  Child stealing
2925.02  Corrupting another with drugs
2907.02  Rape
2925.03  Trafficking in drugs
2907.03  Sexual battery
2925.21  Theft of drugs
2907.05  Gross sexual imposition
2907.07  Importuning
2907.12  Felonious sexual penetration
2909.02  Aggravated arson
2909.03  Arson
 
and except any child who has been found guilty of crimes, which, if committed by an adult, would have been classed as a felony or misdemeanor, within two years prior to assignment to a group home.
   
   (h)   "Licensee" means the public agency or nonprofit institution that receives a conditional zoning certificate from the City to operate a group home.
   (i)   "Mentally ill" means all persons who have a substantial disorder or thought, or mood, perception, orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or the ability to meet the ordinary demands of life; provided however, that persons who represent a substantial risk of physical harm to themselves or to others or have been discharged from any facility after being found incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of insanity after trial shall not be permitted to reside in a group home in the City.
   (j)   "Mentally retarded person" means a person whose intellectual and social capacity is below normal for his/her chronological age to such an extent that he/she lacks sufficient control, judgment and discretion to manage himself/herself and his/her affairs, and who by reason of that deficiency requires supervision, guidance or control for his/her own welfare or for the welfare of others in the community.
   (k)   "Neglected child" means a child as defined in the Ohio Revised Code 2151.03.
   (l)   "Unruly child" means a child as defined in the Ohio Revised Code 2151.022.
   (m)   "Unrelated" means an individual who is not related as a parent, grand parent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, niece, aunt, uncle, or as the child of aunt or uncle to the resident house parents or supervisors of a group home.
(Ord. 1993 85. Passed 11 17 93.)