§ 113.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.  All technical or oil and gas industry words or phrases used herein and not specifically defined herein shall have that meaning customarily attributable thereto by prudent operators in the oil and gas industry.
   DRILLING UNIT.  One contiguous body or block of land composed of one or more tracts or lots of land, comprising a total surface area of 20 acres of land subject to a tolerance of 5% more or less, provided, however, that the separation of the tracts or lots by streets or alleys shall not serve to render the tracts or lots not contiguous for purposes of this chapter.
   PERMITTEE.  The person to whom is issued a permit for the drilling and operation of a well under this chapter, and his or her or its administrators, executors, heirs, successors, and assigns.
   PERSON.  Shall include both the singular and the plural; and shall mean and include any person, individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, club, society, cooperative, trust, municipal corporation, or political subdivision whatsoever.
   WELL.  Any hole or holes, bore or bores, to any sand, formation, strata, or depth, which is or are drilled, bored, sunk, dug, or put down for the purposes of either exploring for or ascertaining the existence of any oil, gas, liquid hydrocarbons, or any of them, or for the purpose of producing and recovering any oil, gas, liquid hydrocarbon, or any of them.
(Ord. 59-311, passed 3-11-1959)