For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   FAMILY DOMESTIC UNIT.  Any single independent family unit, irrespective of the number of persons constituting the family, but shall not include a situation where more than one family lives together in any single residence or abode, but in the situation each of the independent families shall be deemed and regarded as a separate and distinct family domestic unit. Each independent family unit living in multiple dwelling residences, apartment houses or any types of residences, including trailer houses or mobile homes, shall each be deemed a FAMILY DOMESTIC UNIT for the purposes of this chapter.
   GARBAGE.  Kitchen refuse, cans, bottles, paper, ashes, clipped grass, tree leaves and other waste materials ordinarily originating on household or commercial premises, and items which can be and are placed in regulation garbage containers as provided for in this chapter. The word GARBAGE shall not include highly flammable or explosive materials.
   RESIDENTIAL UNIT.  Housekeeping units living under one roof, apartment dwelling or mobile home housing, whether occupied or not.
   RUBBISH.  Large cardboard cartons, accumulations of tree leaves, tree limbs and branches, and other ordinary household or commercial rubbish or vegetation not customarily placed in regulation garbage containers. The word RUBBISH shall not include highly flammable or explosive materials.
(Prior Code, § 16-102)