726.02  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Common carrier by motor vehicle" has the same meaning as in Ohio R.C. 4919.75(E) or 4912.02(A), as appropriate.
   (b)   "Contract carrier by motor vehicle" has the same meaning as in Ohio R.C. 4919.75(F) or 4923.02(A), as appropriate.
   (c)   "Costs" shall include, but not be limited to, all direct and incidental costs, including personnel costs, incurred by or on behalf of the City in investigation, mitigation, minimization, removal or abatement of an unauthorized spill, release or discharge, in the following respects:
      (1)   Operating any vehicle, apparatus or equipment used in connection with any such incident;
      (2)   Sanitizing, cleaning and/or repairing any vehicle, apparatus, equipment or apparel used in connection with any such incident;
      (3)   Testing any spilled, released or discharged material, or any vehicle, apparatus, equipment or apparel used in connection with any such incident;
      (4)   Storing any spilled, released or discharged material;
      (5)   Disposing of any spilled, released or discharged material, or any vehicle, apparatus, equipment, apparel or goods rendered unusable as a result of any such incident;
      (6)   Replacing any vehicle, apparatus, equipment, apparel or goods lost or rendered unusable as a result of any such incident;
      (7)   Any costs incurred by any private party or governmental body, or subdivision thereof, whose assistance is requested by the City in the event of an unauthorized spill, release or discharge, and who submits a written invoice to the City setting forth its costs incurred in responding to the incident.
   (d)   "Material" has the same meaning as in Ohio R.C.  3745.13 and any regulations promulgated or matters decided thereunder, as appropriate.
   (e)   "Motor vehicle" means any automobile, truck, tractor, trailer, semitrailer, motor bus, or any other self-propelled vehicle not operated or driven on fixed tracks.
   (f)   "Private motor carrier" has the same meaning as in Ohio R.C. 4923.02.
   (g)   "Railroad" has the same meaning as  in Ohio R.C. 4907.02.
   (h)   "Unauthorized spill, release or discharge" has the same meaning as in Ohio R.C. Chapter 3745, any regulations promulgated or matters decided hereunder, and shall include, but not be limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, releasing, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing of any health or safety or the environment.  The term does not include any spill, release or discharge that is in compliance with Ohio R.C. Chapter 1509, 3704, 3734, or 6111 and rules adopted thereunder, or the terms and conditions of a current and valid permit or license.
      (Ord. 1991-57.  Passed 12-16-91.)