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The definitions in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter unless otherwise apparent from the context.
a) ADMINISTRATOR. Shall mean the Director of Environmental Health, or authorized agent.
b) DIRECTOR. Shall mean the Director of the Department of Public Works, County of San Diego, or authorized agent.
c) DISCRETIONARY LAND USE PERMITS. Shall mean a subdivision map, major use permit, specific plan or specific plan amendment.
d) GREENBELT AREAS. A greenbelt area includes, but is not limited to, golf courses, cemeteries, parks and landscaping. Greenbelt areas do not include agricultural operations for the purpose of this ordinance.
e) OFF-SITE FACILITIES. Water (or recycled water) pipes and delivery infrastructure from the source of supply to the point of connection with the on-site facilities, normally up to and including the water meter.
f) ON-SITE FACILITIES. Water (or recycled water) pipes and delivery infrastructure located on private property, normally downstream from the water meter and under the control of the owner.
g) POTABLE WATER. Water which conforms to the federal, state and local standards for human consumption.
h) POTENTIAL HEALTH HAZARD. An act or condition that increases the risk to the public health.
i) RECYCLED WATER. Water which, as a result of treatment of waste, is suitable for a direct beneficial use or a controlled use that would not otherwise occur.
j) RECYCLED WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. A piping system intended for the delivery of recycled water separate from and in addition to the potable water distribution system.
k) SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT. Either a dependent district (governed by the Board of Supervisors) or an independent district (governed by an independent board of directors) authorized to sell potable or recycled water within a defined geographic boundary.
l) WASTE DISCHARGE. Water deposited, released or discharged into a sewer system from a commercial, industrial or residential source which contains levels of any substance which may cause substantial harm to any wastewater treatment or recycling facility or which may prevent any use of recycled water authorized by law, provided levels of those substances exceed those found in water originally delivered to the source of the waste discharge by the water purveyor.
m) WATER RECYCLING MASTER PLAN. Plan adopted by the County which defines and establishes guidelines for the use of recycled water within the unincorporated area.
(Added by Ord. No. 7737 (N.S.), effective 4-26-90; repealed and added by Ord. No. 8222 (N.S.), effective 4-29-93; amended by Ord. No. 8477 (N.S.), adopted 11-8-94, operative 1-1-95; amended by Ord. No. 9273 (N.S.), effective 12-15-00; amended by Ord. No. 10709 (N.S.), effective 1-15-21)
Cross reference(s)--Sewers and sewage disposal plants, § 68.101 et seq.