In addition to the definitions contained in the rules and regulations referenced in § 173.20, the following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this subchapter.
   EMPLOYEE. The permit holder, individual having supervisory or management duties, and any other person who handles any food to be dispensed through vending machines, or who comes into contact with food-contact surfaces of containers, equipment, utensils, or packaging materials, used in connection with vending machine operations, or who otherwise services or maintains one or more such machines.
   HEALTH DEPARTMENT. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center.
   HEALTH OFFICER. The Executive Director of the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center or his or her authorized representatives.
   OPERATOR. Any person, who by contract, agreement, or ownership, takes responsibility for furnishing, installing, servicing, operating, or maintaining one or more vending machines.
   PERSON. Includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity.
   VENDING MACHINE PERMIT. A permit issued by the Health Officer to the owner or operator of a food or beverage vending machine to operate the vending machine.
(1977 Code, § 2:1-16) (Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. XVI] passed 6-8-1987; Ord. 18-0950, passed 9-11-2018)