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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CHARITABLE. An organization or institution organized and operated to benefit an indefinite number of the public. The service rendered to those eligible for benefits must also confer some benefit on the public.
EDUCATIONAL. An organization or institution organized and operated to provide systematic instruction in useful branches of learning by methods common to schools and institutions of learning which compare favorably in their scope and intensity with the course of study presented in tax-supported schools.
FRATERNAL. An organization of persons having a common interest, the primary interest of which is to both promote the welfare of its members and to provide assistance to the general public in a way as to lessen the burdens of government by caring for those that otherwise would be cared for by the government.
LABOR. An organization composed of workers organized with the objective of betterment of the conditions of those engaged in a pursuit and the development of a higher degree of efficiency in their respective occupations.
NON-PROFIT. An organization or institution organized and conducted on a not-for-profit basis with no personal profit inuring to anyone as a result of the operation.
RELIGIOUS. Any church, congregation, society or organization founded for the purpose of religious worship.
VETERANS. An organization or association comprised of members of which substantially all are individuals who are veterans or spouses, widows or widowers of veterans, the primary purpose of which is to promote the welfare of its members and to provide assistance to the general public in a way as to confer a public benefit.
(1980 Code, § 116.02) (Res. 81-179, adopted 9-24-1981; Ord. 05-501, adopted 11-17-2005)