As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Administrator" means the individual designated by this chapter, whether appointed or elected, to administer or enforce the provisions of this chapter.
   (b)   "Owner" or "operator" means any individual, corporation, partnership, receiver, assignee, firm, co-partnership, joint venture, company, joint stock company, association, municipality, society or any group of individuals acting as a unit, whether mutual, cooperative, fraternal, non-profit or otherwise, which owns or is engaged in the business of collecting, transferring, recycling or disposing of solid waste.
   (c)   "Solid waste" means such unwanted residual solid or semi-solid materials as results from industrial, commercial, agricultural, and community operations, excluding earth or materials from construction, mining or demolition operations, or other waste materials of the type that would normally be included in demolition debris, nontoxic fly ash, spent nontoxic foundry sand, and slag and other substances that are not harmful or inimical to public health, and includes, but is not limited to, garbage, combustible and noncombustible materials, street dirt and debris, including materials intended for reclamation or recycling.
   (d)   "Disposal" means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any solid waste into or on any portion of a site designated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and/or the Cuyahoga County Board of Health as a licensed solid waste disposal facility.
   (e)   "Solid waste management facility" means any facility employed beyond the initial solid waste collection process, including but not limited to: storage areas or facilities; rail-haul or barge-haul facilities; solid waste transfer or processing facilities, including resource recovery or recycling facilities; sanitary landfills; incinerators; land spreading facilities; composting facilities; surface impoundments; and waste oil storage, reprocessing and rerefining facilities.
   (f)   "Solid waste transfer or processing facility" means:
      (1)   Any site, location, tract of land, installation, or building that is used or intended to be used for the purpose of transferring or processing solid wastes that were generated off the premises of the facility from vehicles or containers into other vehicles for transportation to a solid waste disposal facility.
      (2)   For the purposes of this chapter, solid waste transfer or processing facility means any facility where legitimate recycling or resource recovery activities are conducted in addition to the transfer of solid waste as described in subsection (f)(1) herein.
         (Ord. 1989-21. Passed 10-3-89.)