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For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or require a different meaning.
AGGRIEVED PERSON. Includes any person who claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice or believes that such person will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur.
DISABILITY. With respect to a person, a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of such person’s major life activities, a record of having such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. Such term does not include current, illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance as defined in section 802 of Title 21 of the United States Code.
DWELLING. Any building, structure, or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure, or portion thereof.
FAMILIAL STATUS. One or more individuals (who have not attained the age of 18 years) being domiciled with a parent or another person having legal custody of such individual or the written permission of such parent or other persons. The protections afforded against discrimination on the basis of FAMILIAL STATUS shall apply to any person who is pregnant or is in the process of securing legal custody of any individual who has not attained the age of 18 years.
FAMILY. Includes a single individual.
PERSON. Includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associates, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under Title 11 of the United States Code, receivers, and fiduciaries.
TO RENT. Includes to lease, to sublease, to let and otherwise to grant for a consideration the right to occupy the premises owned by the occupant.
(Ord. 07-02-03, passed 7-2-03)