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Title: Section 7-5.1 - Definitions

Effective Date


7-5.1 Definitions.

(a) Adequate means sufficient to accomplish the purpose for which something is intended, and to such a degree that no unreasonable risk to health or safety is presented. An item installed, maintained, designed and assembled, an activity conducted, or act performed, in accordance with generally accepted standards, principles or practices applicable to a particular trade, business, occupation or profession, is adequate within the meaning of this Subpart.

(b) Agricultural fairground means a property where a fair has been conducted, or is proposed to be conducted, in 2001 or any subsequent year by an agricultural society and/or other entities eligible in 2001, or any subsequent year, to receive premium reimbursement pursuant to Section 286 of the Agriculture and Markets Law, including the parcel or tract of land, buildings or other structures, campsites, and food service establishments, temporary or permanent, pertaining thereto.

(c) Agricultural fairground water system means a water system at an agricultural fairground which provides piped water to the public for potable purposes. Such a system may include collection, treatment, storage and/or distribution facilities under the control of the agricultural fairground owner.

(d) Animal waste means any waste product discharged by an animal, including fecal material, urine, other bodily fluid and any wash water, discarded milk, hay, straw, feed and bedding material that has been in contact with or contaminated by such waste product.

(e) Campground means any parcel or tract of land at an agricultural fairground, including buildings or other structures under the control of any person, where five or more campsites are available for temporary overnight occupancy.

(f) Campsite means a portion of an agricultural fairground, with or without connections to water supply, electrical service or sewage systems, used by one camping unit.

(g) Non-public agricultural fairground water system means an agricultural fairground water system that does not receive water from an off-site public water system.

(h) Permit-issuing official means the State Health Commissioner, the health commissioner or health officer of a city of 50,000 population or more, the health commissioner or health officer of a county or part-county health district, or the State district director having jurisdiction, or any county or public health director having all the powers and duties prescribed in Section 352 of the Public Health Law.

(i) Person means an individual, group of individuals, partnership, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, industry, estate or any other legal entity.

(j) Potable water means water used for human consumption, food preparation, or handwashing, culinary, bathing or laundry purposes.

(k) Refuse means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes, including garbage, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, street cleanup, dead animals, offal and solid commercial waste.

(l) Sewage means excreta and the waste from a toilet, privy, bath, shower, sink, lavatory, dishwashing or laundry machine.

(m) Uniform Code means the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, 9 NYCRR Volume B, Subtitle S, Chapter 1.

(n) Water treatment plant shall mean any plant or equipment which, through the addition of chemicals or through aeration, ion exchange, demineralization, coagulation, sedimentation or filtration, or through any other means or combinations of treatment, shall change the physical, chemical, radiological or microbiological quality of water.

(o) Camping cabin means a hard sided tent or shelter less than 400 square feet in area which is on skids or otherwise designed to be readily moveable and which does not have cooking facilities, sinks, showers, laundry or toilet facilities.

(p) Camping unit means a tent, camping cabin, recreational vehicle or other type of portable shelter intended, designed or used for temporary human occupancy.

(q) Recreational vehicle means a vehicular camping unit primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or seasonal use that either has its own motive power or is mounted on or towed by another vehicle. Recreational vehicles include, but are not limited to, camping trailers, fifth wheel trailers, motor homes, park trailers, travel trailers, and truck campers.

(r) Scavenger equipment means a combination of a portable holding tank, pumping or other waste transfer method, and water tight hose connections, whereby a water tight seal can be made between the sewer connection of a recreational vehicle and a portable holding tank to empty the contents of the recreational vehicle sewage holding tank for transport to an approved sewage disposal system.


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