As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Michigan Building Code" means the most current Michigan Building Code adopted by the City of Wayne.
   (b)   "Building Inspector" means any duly authorized representative of the City of  Wayne, a building inspector of the City of Wayne or a fire inspector of the City of Wayne.
   (c)   "Certificate of compliance" means a certificate issued by the Building Department which certifies compliance with the provisions of the codes and ordinances of the City of Wayne.
   (d)   "Common utility area" means all areas of a rental dwelling, other than the dwelling units themselves, including, but not limited to, all mechanical rooms, utility rooms, storage areas, exit facilities, recreational areas and other public spaces within or connected to the building.
   (e)   "Lease" means any written or oral agreement that sets forth any and all conditions concerning the use and occupancy of rental dwellings or rental units.
   (f)   "Notice of violation" means a notice issued to the owner or responsible local agent, stating that there has been a violation of a provision of this chapter or any other applicable code, ordinance, rule or regulation concerning said premises.
   (g)   "Nuisance" means:
      (1)   Any public nuisance known as common law or in equity jurisprudence.
      (2)   Any attractive nuisance which may prove detrimental to children, whether on the premises, in a building on the premises or upon an unoccupied lot. This includes, but is not limited to, abandoned wells, cisterns, shafts, basements, excavations, mounds of gravel or earth, abandoned refrigerators and/or freezers, abandoned and/or inoperative motor vehicles or parts thereof, structurally unsound structures or fences, trash, debris or vegetation which may prove a hazard to inquisitive minors.
      (3)   Anything dangerous to human life or detrimental to health.
      (4)   Overcrowding a room with occupants, using this Housing Code as a standard.
      (5)   Insufficient ventilation or illumination, using this Housing Code as a standard.
      (6)   Inadequate, inoperative or unsanitary plumbing facilities or sewers,  using this Housing Code as a standard.
      (7)   Uncleanliness, according to the standard of cleanliness (for the specific dwelling) under State law or City or County ordinances.
      (8)   Whatever renders air, food or drink unwholesome or detrimental to the health of human beings, as determined by the Building Inspector.
   (h)   "Occupants" means all tenants, lessees and persons residing within a  rental dwelling or rental unit.
   (i)   "Owner" means any person, agent, entity, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the premises. (Ord. 2017-06.  Passed 12-5-17.)
   (j)   "Premises" means any lot or parcel of land, including a rental dwelling or rental unit.
   (k)   "Rental dwelling" means any structure, building or other facility designed, used and/or intended to be used as a home, residence or sleeping unit,  except owner-occupied single-family residential structures. This definition includes, but is not limited to, one and two-family dwellings, apartment units, boarding houses, rooming houses, hotels, motels and flats (except owner-occupied single-family residences).
   (l)   "Rental unit" means any one area, room, group of rooms, structure, flat, apartment or facility of a rental dwelling that is designed and/or intended to be used  as a single housekeeping unit.
(Ord. 1996-26.  Passed 12-17-96; Ord. 2002-17. Passed 5-21-02.)