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As used in this chapter, certain terms are defined as follows:
(a) “Public crisis, disaster, riot or civil emergency” means “riot” as defined in any degree by the Ohio Revised Code; any civil disturbance, disorder or other occurrence that constitutes a clear and present danger to the health, safety or property of the citizens of the City or substantially impairs the functioning of the City government in its ability to protect the health, safety or property of the citizens; or any natural disaster or man-made calamity, or clear and present danger thereof, including but not limited to, flood, storm, blizzard, fire, conflagration, cyclone, tornado, earthquake or explosion within the corporate limits of the City or in close proximity thereto resulting in the death or injury of persons or the destruction of property within the City to such an extent that extraordinary measures must be taken to protect the public peace, health, safety or welfare.
(b) “Curfew” means a prohibition against any person or persons walking, running, riding, loitering, standing or motoring upon any street, sidewalk, alley, highway, public place or vacant premises within the City, excepting City officials and other persons officially designated to duty with reference to such public crisis, disaster, riot or civil emergency.
(Ord. 1240. Passed 10-9-78.)