918.02  DEFINITIONS.
   The definition of terms provided in Sections 101.02 of the Codified Ordinances shall be applicable to this Chapter; except as a term is otherwise defined in this section.
   (a)   "Calendar year" means a twelve calendar month period beginning January 1 and ending December 31.
   (b)   “Commercial property” means property with a Stormwater Class of Commercial.
   (c)   “Condominium property” means property with a Stormwater Class of Condominium.
   (d)   “Credit” means a reduction in the amount of the stormwater utility service charge that is levied against a Property.
   (e)   One “Equivalent Stormwater Unit” or “ESU” is equal to 1,898 square feet of Impervious Area.
   (f)   “ESU Rate” means a fee charge on each ESU.
   (g)   “Gross area” means a total square footage of a parcel as measured by the Auditor of Clark County, Ohio.
   (h)   “Impervious Area” means the number of square feet of horizontal surface area covered by buildings and other impervious surfaces.
   (i)   “Impervious Surface” means a surface area which is compacted or covered with a material that is resistant to infiltration by water or to allow water to percolate through, including, but not limited to, pavements, most conventionally surfaced streets, roofs, sidewalks, patios, driveways, parking lots, and any other oiled, graded, or compacted soils, or other surface which impedes the natural infiltration of surface water. 
   (j)   "Month" or "monthly" means a period of approximately thirty days.
   (k)   “Non-Residential Property” means property with a Stormwater Class of Commercial, Condominium, or Agricultural.  The term “Non-Residential Property” includes all property which is not defined as Residential Property under the definition of Residential Property established in this section.
   (l)   "Owner" means the legal owner of a freehold estate in real property.
   (m)   “Property” means land and buildings together considered as a parcel as identified by the tax parcel established by the County Auditor.
   (n)   Residential Property means property with a Stormwater Class of Residential (being property with a residential use and which is a single, two or three family dwelling, but does not include condominium units).
   (o)   “Runoff Coefficient” means the percentage that is used to estimate the impervious area for property. The Runoff Coefficient for property with a Stormwater Class as Agricultural is 10 percent. The Runoff Coefficient for all other property is 15 percent.
   (p)   “Stormwater Class” means the classification of property as Residential, Commercial, Condominium, and Agricultural based on the land use code applied to the property by the Auditor of Clark County and as designated by the following table:
 
 
Stormwater Class
Land Use Code
Residential
500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 540, 541, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565, 599
Commercial
103, 104, 108, 109, 113, 114, 200, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260, 300, 400 401, 402, 403, 410, 411, 412, 415, 416, 419, 420, 421, 422, 424, 425, 426, 427, 429, 430, 435, 439, 440, 441, 442, 444, 445, 447, 448, 449, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 480, 482, 490, 496, 499, 600, 610, 620, 630, 640, 645, 650, 660, 670, 680, 685, 690, 700, 710, 720, 730, 740, 800, 810, 820, 830, 840, 850, 860, 870, 880, 300, 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, 390, 399, 400
Condominium
450, 550, 551, 552, 553, 554, 555
Agricultural
101, 102, 105, 106, 107, 100, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117, 120, 121, 190, 199
   (q)   “Stormwater Service Charge” means the schedule of user charges created by this Chapter to operate, maintain, and improve the system and for such other purposes as stated in this Chapter.
   (r)   “Stormwater System” means the City’s system or network of storm and surface water management facilities including but not limited to inlets, conduits, manholes, channels, ditches, gullies, canals, lakes and ponds, curb and gutter, infiltration facilities, components (or allocated portions of components) of the City’s wastewater treatment system deemed necessary to treat wastewater containing stormwater, and other components as well as natural waterways.
      (Ord. 15-164, Passed 6-9-15.)