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Whenever used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below.
(a) "Preservative-treated wood containing arsenic" shall mean wood treated with a preservative that contains arsenic, elemental arsenic, or an arsenic copper combination, including but not limited to, chromated copper arsenate preservative, ammoniacal copper zinc arsenate preservative, or ammoniacal copper arsenate preservative.
(b) "City Department" shall mean any department of the City and County of San Francisco. City Department does not include any other local agency or any federal or State agency, including but not limited to the San Francisco Unified School District, the San Francisco Community College District, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, and the San Francisco Housing Authority.
(c) "Commission" shall mean the Commission on the Environment provided for by San Francisco Charter Section 4.118.
(d) "Contract" means a binding written agreement, including, but not limited to a contract, lease, permit, license or easement between a person, firm, corporation or other entity, including a governmental entity, and a City Department for the purchase of preservative-treated wood.
(e) "Contractor" shall mean an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation, partnership, and governmental entities, to the extent allowable by law, that enters into a Contract with a City Department.
(f) "Department" shall mean the San Francisco Department of the Environment provided for by San Francisco Charter Section 4.118.
(g) "Saltwater immersion" shall mean a pressure-treated wood that is used for construction purposes or facilities that are partially or totally immersed in saltwater.
(Added by Ord. 171-03, File No. 030422, App. 7/3/2003)
(Derivation Former Administrative Code Section 21G.2; added by Ord. 15-03, File No. 021791, App. 2/7/2003)