Sec. 14A-8-3. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:
"Administrative expenses" shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) The costs associated with any hearings before a hearing officer.
(2) City’s personnel costs, direct and indirect, incurred in enforcing this article and in preparing for, participating in or conducting any hearings subject to this article, including but not limited to attorney’s fees.
(3) The cost incurred by the city in documenting the safety violations, including but not limited to, the actual expense and costs of the city responding to the safety violation(s); investigating and enforcing statutory crimes related to the safety violation, including, but not limited to, court appearances; conducting inspections; attending hearings; and preparing notices, administrative citations, and orders.
"Chief of police" means the chief of police or his/her designee.
"City" means the city of Woodland.
"Drug-related nuisance" means any activity related to the possession, sale, use, or manufacturing of an illegal drug or narcotic that creates an unreasonable interference with the comfortable enjoyment of life, property, or the safety and welfare of the residents of the property, the neighborhood, or the public. These activities include, but are not limited to, any activity commonly associated with illegal drug use and dealing, such as noise, steady foot and vehicle traffic day and night to a particular property, possession of weapons, drug loitering (as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11532), possession of stolen property, identity theft, possession of property with serial numbers removed, evidence of forgery or fraud, or other drug-related activities.
"Enforcement officer" means any person authorized by the chief of police pursuant to this section to enforce violations of this article.
"Gang-related crime" means any crime motivated by gang membership in which the perpetrator, victim, or intended victim is a known member of a gang.
"Hearing officer" means any person appointed pursuant to Section 14A-7-14 of the Woodland Municipal Code to preside over the administrative hearings pursuant to this article.
"Owner" and "property owner" have the same meaning and may be used interchangeably and shall mean the owner or owners of record of the subject real property as shown on the latest equalized tax assessment role of Yolo County or as otherwise actually known to the chief of police.
"Person" means individual(s), corporations, associations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trustees, lessees, agents and assignees.
"Real property" or "property" have the same meaning and may be used interchangeably and shall mean the lot or parcel of land for which the owner has legal ownership or exercises custody or control thereof.
"Safety violation" means any of the following activities or behaviors:
(1) Evidence of the illegal manufacture, cultivation, sale, use, or possession of controlled substances or other illegal drugs and substances, including paraphernalia, evidenced by the arrest of one or more persons;
(2) Any drug-related nuisance occurring within one year of an arrest on the premises for a safety violation defined in subsection (1) of this definition;
(3) Any act of prostitution evidenced by the arrest of one or more persons;
(4) Any gang-related crime;
(5) The unlawful possession, discharging, or brandishing of a firearm or weapon by any person;
(6) Violent criminal acts, whether or not a criminal case is filed, including, but not limited to, rape, attempted rape, robbery, battery, homicide, shootings, kidnapping, or arson;
(7) Disturbances occurring at parties or gatherings at which alcohol or drugs are consumed and/or crimes have occurred;
(8) Allowing the occupancy load to exceed the permitted number within a public assembly, as established by the California Building Code, when alcohol and/or drugs are being consumed or accessible to the gathering;
(9) Possession of child pornography;
(10) The occurrence of any other criminal activity not specified above which threatens the life, health, safety, or welfare of residents of the property, the neighborhood, or the public.
"Tenant" or "occupant" have the same meaning and may be used interchangeably and shall mean that person(s), visitor(s), or transient(s) utilizing, leasing, residing at, or occupying the real property in question regardless of whether a lease or contract exists between the parties; such occupancy may last for any limited period of time. (Ord. No. 1492, § 3 (part).)