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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ADDRESS. The physical location/address of a person or entity. It may not be a P.O. Box address.
BOARDING AND LODGING HOUSE. A dwelling unit where for compensation and by prearrangement rooms are provided for no more than eight people, meals may or may not be provided, but there exists one common kitchen facility. This term does not apply to hotel, motel, extended stay lodging facilities, short-term rental facilities, nursing home rooms, or assisted living units.
CAMPUS. Shelters located on contiguous lots that are operated by the same operator.
CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK. A criminal record check performed by the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts for records of criminal actions in Kentucky.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.
DIRECTOR. The Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Codes and Regulations.
HOMELESS or HOMELESS INDIVIDUAL OR PERSON. An individual who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence; and an individual who has a primary nighttime residence that is:
(1) A supervised publicly or privately operated homeless shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations (including welfare hotels, congregate shelters, and transitional housing for the mentally ill); or
(2) An institution that provides a temporary residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized; or
(3) A public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
HOMELESS SHELTER. A facility the primary purpose of which is to provide temporary shelter for the homeless. The facility provides overnight sleeping accommodations with or without charge; may provide meals and ancillary social, educational or health services. The facility is staffed. No facility that is operated by the American Red Cross or other like entities to accommodate disaster victims who are left homeless due to events such as fires, flood, or hazardous materials releases that is operated under the Louisville/Jefferson County Emergency Operations Plan is included.
OPERATOR. The person or group that runs transitional housing or a homeless shelter or boarding and lodging house.
RESIDENT. A person properly registered or signed into a shelter for overnight occupancy that uses any or all of the services of a shelter.
SHELTER. Transitional housing or a homeless shelter or boarding and lodging house.
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING. A temporary residential living arrangement for persons participating in a program that provides supportive services (such as counseling, education, training, etc.) to help persons achieve personal independence. Staff is available as needed. Transitional housing is not a rehabilitation home (as defined in the Land Development Code). These facilities are not subject to the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (KRS 383.500 et seq.).
TUBERCULIN SKIN TEST (TST). The Tuberculin Skin Test, referred to herein as TST, is performed by injecting a small amount of tuberculin purified protein derivative into the inner surface of the forearm. The test is read at a later date to determine whether a person has been infected with tuberculosis.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 222-2010, approved 11-8-2010; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 52-2015, approved 4-24-2015)