§ 900.

DEFINITIONS

For purposes of this ordinance, the following definitions shall apply:

a.

Automatic Checkout System. An electronic system employing a scanning device combined with a computer and register to read a universal product code or similar code on packaging and display and total the cost of the items purchased.

b.

Consumer Commodity.

1.

Food, including all material whether solid, liquid, or mixed, and whether simple or compound, which is used or intended for consumption by human beings or domestic animals normally kept as household pets, and all substances or ingredients added to any such material for any purpose. This definition shall not apply to individual packages of cigarettes or individual cigars.

2.

Paper and plastic products, such as, but not limited to, napkins, facial tissue, toilet tissue, foil wrapping, plastic wrapping, paper toweling, and disposable plates and cups.

3.

Detergents, soaps and other cleaning agents.

4.

Pharmaceuticals, including nonprescription drugs, bandages, hygiene products, and toiletries.

c.

Grocery Department. An area within a general retail merchandise store which is engaged primarily in the retail sale of packaged food, rather than food prepared for immediate consumption on or off the premises.

d.

Grocery Store. A store engaged primarily in the retail sale of packaged food, rather than food prepared for consumption on the premises.

e.

Person. An individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association or other organizational group or combination acting as a unit.

History

(Added by Ord. 598-79, App. 12/3/79)

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