Unless the particular provision or the context otherwise requires, the definitions and provisions contained in this section shall govern the construction, meaning, and application of words and phrases used in this chapter.
   APPLICANT AND CUSTOMER.  A person who has been designated on an application for service as responsible for payment of charges.
   BILL.  An invoice or statement of account for utility service charges or fees including penalties.
   CHARGES.  All fees, charges, and other debts incurred by reason of the rendering of a utility service.
   CONSUMER.  A person using or receiving the benefit of utility services.
   DAY.  A calendar day.
   PREMISES.  A tract of real estate, including adjoining lots or parcels under the same ownership or control and the improvements thereon, which is determined by the City Manager to be a single unit for purposes of receiving, using, and paying for service.
   PROPERTY.  Shall have the same meaning as PREMISES.
   PROPERTY OWNER.  The owner of premises and property receiving utility services.
   UTILITY SERVICE or UTILITY SERVICES.  Water service, or waste disposal service, or sewer service, or any combination thereof, or privileges connected with water, waste, or sewer service.
(Ord. 13-105, passed 11-12-2013)