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(a) APPURTENANCE: For the purpose of this chapter, an alternative energy system that is attached to the roof or extends above the highest peak of the roof.
(b) CHIMNEY: Flue or flues that carry off exhaust from an outdoor wood furnace firebox or burn chamber.
(c) CLEAR FALL ZONE: A clear fall zone is the area or radius surrounding the turbine that if it were to fall, would remain confined within the property or parcel where the turbine is located.
(d) EPA OWHH PHASE I PROGRAM QUALIFIED MODEL: An outdoor wood-fired hydronic heater (OWHH) that has been qualified under the OWHH Phase I Program administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The model has met the EPA OWHH Phase I emission level and has the proper qualifying label and hangtag.
(e) EPA OWHH PHASE II PROGRAM QUALIFIED MODEL: An outdoor wood-fired hydronic heater (OWHH) that has been qualified under the OWHH Phase II Program administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The model has met the EPA OWHH Phase II emission level and has the proper qualifying label and hangtag.
(f) HEIGHT, WIND TURBINE: The distance measured from true grade at the base of the tower to the highest point of the turbine rotor or tip of the turbine blade at its highest point.
(g) HEIGHT, APPURTENANCE: The distance measured from the highest roof peak of the primary or accessory building on which it is mounted to the highest point of the appurtenance.
(h) OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE: Any equipment, device, appliance or apparatus, or any part thereof, which is installed, affixed or situated outdoors for the primary purpose of combustion of fuel to produce heat or energy used as a component of a heating system providing heat or a hot water source for the principle structure, the site, or any other building or structure on the premises. An outdoor wood furnace may also be referred to as an outdoor wood boiler or outdoor wood-fired hydronic heater.
(i) OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE, EXISTING: An outdoor wood furnace that was purchased and installed prior to the effective date of this chapter.
(j) OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE, NEW: An outdoor wood furnace that is first installed, established or constructed after the effective date of this chapter.
(k) NATURAL WOOD: Wood which has not been painted, varnished or coated with a similar material, has not been pressure treated with preservatives and does not contain resins or
glues as in plywood or other composite wood products.
(Ord. 85-2009. Passed 10-26-09)