9.50.020   Definitions.
   The following words and phrases shall, for the purposes of this chapter, be defined as follows:
   A.   "Accessory structure" means a subordinate building located on the same lot as a private residence, the use of which is customarily part of, incidental and secondary to that of the private residence, and which does not change the character of the residential use of the private residence.
   B.   "Applicant" means an applicant for a permit.
   C.   "Application" means an application for a permit.
   D.   "Cultivation" means any activity involving the planting, growing, harvesting, drying, curing, grading, or trimming of one or more marijuana plants or any part thereof.
   E.   "Cultivation site" means the real property on which marijuana cultivation occurs.
   F.   "Director" means the Director of Community Development, or Chief of Police for the City of Signal Hill, or his or her designee.
   G.   "Marijuana" has the same definition as provided in Section 26001 of the Business & Professions Code for the term "cannabis," and as may be amended, defined as "all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa Linnaeus, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin, whether crude or purified, extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or resin. 'Cannabis' also means the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from cannabis. 'Cannabis' does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination."
   H.   "Permit" means an indoor personal marijuana cultivation permit issued pursuant to this chapter.
   I.   "Person" means any individual, firm, co-partnership, joint venture, association, corporation, limited liability company, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate, or any other group or combination acting as a unit.
   J.   "Private residence" has the same meaning as the term is defined in Section 11362.2(b)(5) of the Health & Safety Code, and as may be amended, which provides that private residence "means a house, an apartment unit, a mobile home, or other similar dwelling." 
(Ord. 2017-11-1498 § 3 (part))