Sec. 36A-2. Definitions.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following words are defined as follows:
(a) "Automatic shutoff nozzle" shall mean a water release mechanism securely affixed to the end of a water hose that requires the person using the hose to apply and maintain pressure at the outlet end of the hose to activate and maintain the flow of water and which shuts off immediately when such pressure is released.
(b) "Construction" shall mean any project which requires the issuance of a permit to construct or remodel residential or commercial structures except for any of the following:
(1) Projects that do not require water outlets or fixtures; or
(2) Projects that do not include more than one hot water fixture unit for a residential use as defined by the private use category shown in Table 10-1 entitled Equivalent Fixture Units of the Uniform Plumbing Code; or
(3) Projects that do not include more than two hot water fixture units for a commercial use as defined by the public use category shown in Table 10-1 entitled Equivalent Fixture Units of the Uniform Plumbing Code.
(c) "Person" shall mean any individual person and any firm, partnership, corporation, business entity, district, agency, city, county, and any other entity or organization.
(d) "Potable water" shall mean water that meets all state and federal requirements for human consumption without threat to health or safety.
(e) "Water waste" shall mean the indiscriminate, unreasonable or excessive use of potable water.
(f) "Xeriscape" shall mean the use of drought-tolerant, low water use plants in landscaping. Drought-tolerant plants are those which can survive on little or no water other than available rainfall. (Ord. No. 2123 (NCS), § 2.)