§ 50.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   APPLICANT. An individual, person, association, entity, corporation, or partnership that is either a property owner or tenant that applies for utility service at a premises.
   CONSUMPTION. The amount of utility service passing through a meter on customer's premises (or for billing purposes, estimated to have passed through such meter) in a billing cycle.
   CUSTOMER. An applicant that has been approved to receive utility service at a premises from the city and has contracted (whether orally or in writing, or expressed or implied) to receive one or more utility services from the city for such premises.
   FACILITIES. All equipment and related appurtenances owned by the city necessary to provide utility service to the premises.
   PREMISES. The physical property to be provided utility service including but not limited to each of the following which shall constitute a premises:
      (1)   One building designed or used for single-family occupancy as a residence.
      (2)   One building designed or used for single-family occupancy both as a residence and for professional or business purposes, when the business or profession is conducted by the resident. (When not so conducted, the portion occupied by the resident constitutes one premises and each separate portion occupied by other persons for professional or business purposes constitutes a separate premises.)
      (3)   A combination of adjacent buildings, one portion designed or used for single-family occupancy as a residence and the other portions designed for professional or business purposes all of which are occupied by the resident. (When not so occupied, the portion designed or used for single-family occupancy constitutes one premises and each separate portion designed or used for professional or business purposes and occupied by other persons constitutes a separate premises.)
      (4)   One building designed or used by one person for professional or business purposes.
      (5)   A combination of adjacent buildings designed or used by one person for professional or business purposes.
      (6)   Each combination of rooms designed or used for single-family occupancy as a residence, within a multiple-unit building.
      (7)   Each room or combination of rooms designed or used by one person for professional or business purposes within a house or within a multiple-unit building.
      (8)   Each parcel of land which requires Utility Service.
   PROPERTY OWNER. Owner of the Premises as evidenced by the County real property records.
   STRUCTURES.  Buildings, sheds, garages and the like physically located on the Premises.
   TENANT. A person or entity that leases the premises from the property owner for use by the tenant.
   UTILITY SERVICE.  The provision of solid waste service, electric service, potable water service, sanitary sewerage service, storm water service, cable television, or internet service by the city.
   CITY.  The City of Wadsworth, Ohio.
(Ord. 07-053, passed 5-15-07)