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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE. The legally designated Administrator or the Acting Administrator of the County Health Department and shall include those persons designated by the Administrator or Acting Administrator to enforce the provision of this chapter.
BOARD OF HEALTH. The County Board of Health or its authorized representative(s).
HEALTH AUTHORITY. The person or persons who have been designated by the Board of Health to administer the affairs of the Health Department.
DOMESTIC SEWAGE. Waste water derived principally from dwellings, business or office buildings, institutions, food service establishments, and similar facilities.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT. The County Public Health Department, an agency of the County Board of Health.
HOME OWNER. A contract-for-deed buyer or a person who holds legal title to a residential structure which is to be used or is used for his or her personal, single family residence.
HOME OWNER INSTALLED SYSTEM. A private sewage disposal system installed by a home owner for his or her personal single-family residence.
MODIFY. Any change in the design or components of a private sewage disposal system requiring a permit herein defined.
PERMIT. A written permit issued by the Board of Health or its authorized representative permitting the construction of an individual sewage disposal system under this chapter.
PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM. Any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage from less than 15 people or population equivalent and having a ground surface discharge or any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage and having no ground surface discharge.
PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR. Any person constructing, repairing, installing, modifying or maintaining private sewage disposal systems.
PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM PUMPING CONTRACTOR. Any person who cleans or pumps waste from a private sewage disposal system or hauls or disposes of wastes removed therefrom.
PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM CONTRACTOR’S REGISTRATION. An annual registration certificate issued by the County Public Health Department to all private sewage disposal contractors engaged in the installation and/or servicing of private sewage disposal systems within the limits of the county.
SEPTIC TANK MANUFACTURERS AND/OR AERATION UNIT DEALERS. Any person who manufactures, sells, offers for sale or delivers septic tanks or aeration units in or into the county.
SEPTIC TANK MANUFACTURERS AND/OR AERATION UNIT DEALERS REGISTRATION. An annual registration certificate issued by County Public Health Department to all septic tank manufactures and/or aeration unit dealers engaged in the manufacture, sale, offer for sale, and delivery of septic tanks and/or aeration units in or into the county.
(Ord. passed 2-14-1984; Ord. 2004.2, passed 5-11-2004; Ord. 0-2005.3, passed 11-8-2005)