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The definitions found in § 52.001 shall apply to the provisions of this division, provided however that the following words, terms and phrases, when used in this division, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES or BMPs. Means and includes schedules of activities, prohibitions of practices, maintenance procedures, and other management practices to prevent or reduce the pollution of waters of the state. For purposes of this division, best management practices include procedures and practices that reduce the discharge of FOG to the building sewer, to the city sanitary sewer system and to the POTW.
DESIGN LIQUID DEPTH. The maximum depth of liquid when the tank is filled with water.
EFFECTIVE DATE. The date set forth in § 52.062 upon which the regulatory provisions of this division take effect.
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT or FSE. Means an operation or enterprise that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human consumption. Such facilities may include, but are not limited to, those that process meat or other food ingredients as an intermediate step or for final human consumption, food service operations in a summer camp, residential substance abuse treatment facility, halfway house, correctional facility, school, restaurant, commercial kitchen, caterer, church, hotel, bars, hospital, prison, care institution or similar facility.
GREASE INTERCEPTOR. A tank that serves one or more fixtures and is remotely located. Grease interceptors include, but are not limited to, tanks that capture wastewater from dishwashers, garbage disposals, floor drains, pot and pan sinks and trenches as allowed by local plumbing codes. For purposes of this ordinance, a grease interceptor is a multi-compartment tank located underground outside of a building that reduces the amount of FOG in wastewater prior to its discharge into the POTW.
GREASE TRAP. A device designed to retain grease from one to a maximum of four fixtures. Not all grease traps are approved by the manufacturer for use on heated water (e.g., dishwasher) or in-line to a waste disposal unit (e.g., garbage disposal and grinders). For purposes of this chapter, a grease trap is a small device located within a building.
MINIMUM DESIGN CAPABILITY. The design features of a grease interceptor and its ability or volume required to effectively intercept and retain greases from grease-laden wastewaters discharged to the POTW.
NON-ROUTINE INSPECTION. An impromptu, unscheduled inspection of an FSE made without prior notification or arrangement.
ROUTINE INSPECTION. An inspection of an FSE which is scheduled in advance or according to a pre-arranged schedule.
USER. As used in this division has the same meaning as the definition in § 52.001, but also includes persons who discharge wastewater to the POTW from mobile sources, such as mobile food vendors.
(Ord. 2010-09, passed 7-13-2010; Am. Ord. 2019-03, passed 2-26-2019)