For the purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:
   (A)   BUILDING MATERIALS - Lumber, construction tools, windows, and anything else used in the building or rebuilding of property.
   (B)   CONSUMER FOOD ITEM - Any article that is used or intended for use for food, drink, confection, or condiment by an individual or animal.
   (C)   DISASTER SERVICE WORKER - A person defined as a disaster service worker in Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 3101 and Cal. Labor Code, Section 3211.92.
   (D)   EMERGENCY - Local emergency, state of emergency or state of war emergency, depending on the context.
   (E)   EMERGENCY SUPPLIES - Includes, but is not limited to, water, flashlights, radios, batteries, candles, blankets, soaps, diapers, temporary shelters, tape, toiletries, plywood, nails and hammers.
   (F)   GASOLINE - Any fuel used to power any motor vehicle or power tool.
   (G)   GOODS - Tangible chattels bought for use primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, including certificates or coupons exchangeable for these goods, and including goods that, at the time of the sale or subsequently, are to be so affixed to real property as to become a part of the real property, whether or not severable therefrom, but does not include any vehicle required to be registered under the Vehicle Code, nor any goods sold with this vehicle if sold under a contract governed by Cal. Civil Code, Section 2982, and does not include any mobilehome, as defined in Section 18008 of the Cal. Health and Safety Code, nor any goods sold with this mobilehome if either are sold under a contract subject to Section 18036.5 of the Cal. Health and Safety Code.
   (H)   HOUSING - Any rental housing with an initial lease term no longer than one year.
   (I)   LOCAL EMERGENCY - The actual or threatened existence of conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safely of persons and property within the city caused by such conditions as air pollution, fire, flood, tsunami, storm, pandemic, epidemic, riot, drought, sudden and severe energy shortage, plant or animal infestation or disease, the warning by the governor of the State of an earthquake or volcanic eruption, an earthquake, or other conditions, including conditions resulting from war or imminent threat of war, but not including conditions resulting from a labor controversy, which conditions are or are likely to be beyond the control of the services, personnel, equipment, and facilities of the city, requiring the combined forces of other public agencies to combat.
   (J)   MEDICAL SUPPLIES - Includes, but is not limited to, prescription and nonprescription medications, bandages, gauze, isopropyl alcohol, and antibacterial products.
   (K)   PERSON - A person, contractor, business, or other entity.
   (L)   REPAIR AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES - Services performed by any person who is required to be licensed under the Contractors’ State License Law (Chapter 9 (commencing with section 7000) of Division 3 of the Cal. Business and Professions Code), for repairs to residential or commercial property of any type that is damaged as a result of a disaster.
   (M)   STATE OF EMERGENCY - An emergency proclaimed by the governor of the State, as provided in Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 8558(b).
   (N)   STATE OF WAR EMERGENCY - The condition described in Cal. Gov’t Code, Section 8558(a).
   (O)   TRANSPORTATION, FREIGHT AND STORAGE SERVICES - Any service that is performed by any company that contracts to move, store, or transport personal or business property, or rents equipment for those purposes.
(`64 Code, Sec. 10-2) (Ord. No. 2429, 2815, 2916, 2942, 3031)