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The following words and phrases whenever used in this chapter shall be construed as defined in this section unless from the context a different meaning is intended.

A. “Common solid waste receptacle” means a receptacle where solid waste is deposited from more than one dwelling unit for collection by a solid waste franchisee.

B. “Dwelling” or “dwelling unit” has the same meaning as defined in the land use ordinance at AMC 18.08.230 and includes a mobile home park space.

C. “Multi-family complex” means a multi-family dwelling or any other dwelling, apartment, condominium, facility, mobile home park or location where two or more residential units share a common solid waste receptacle. Transient accommodation facilities such as hotels or motels are not included in this definition.

D. “Multi-family dwelling” has the same meaning as defined in the land use ordinance at AMC 18.08.220 and includes mobile home park spaces.

E. “Opportunity to recycle site” means a place for the deposit of tenant separated recyclable material.

F. “Recyclable material” means all material collected by the local solid waste franchisee under its residential on-route collection program for purposes of recycling.

G. “Responsible person” means the owner of a multi-family complex in those complexes where the tenants individually contract directly with the local solid waste franchisee for solid waste collection. Otherwise responsible person means the person or persons who contract with the local solid waste franchisee for solid waste collection of solid waste from the common solid waste receptacle in a multi-family complex.

H. “Tenant” includes owner in the case of a condominium or other multi-family complex where the dwelling unit is individually owned and the owner resides in the unit.

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