§ 1202.

DEFINITIONS

The following terms and phrases used in this Article shall have the meanings set forth in this Section.

a.

Development Project. Any project involving the construction, modification, conversion or alteration of any structure or structures or portion of any structure or structures, which will result in the construction, modification, conversion or alteration of 40,000 square feet or more of a building or structure, measured cumulatively from the effective date of this Article. A development project includes all landscaped, irrigated areas constructed in conjunction with the project, but such landscaped area shall not be included in the calculation of square footage for purposes of determining applicability of this definition. For the purposes of Section 1204(f) of this Article, a solely residential project is a development project containing residential uses occupying greater than 75 percent of the usable square footage of the structure containing residential uses.

b.

Irrigation System. Any method of application of water to vegetation. The term “sprinkler system” in applicable City codes shall be construed as meaning irrigation system under this Article when referring to the application of water to vegetation.

c.

Nonpotable Water. Groundwater and other subsurface water that may be used for a beneficial purpose in compliance with applicable City, State and Federal laws defining standards for nonpotable water uses.

d.

Reclaimed Water Distribution System. A delivery system, including but not limited to pipelines, pumps, reservoirs, and controls from the source of supply to the point of connection with a building or structure lateral supply pipeline, intended for the delivery of reclaimed water, and which is separate from any potable water distribution system and complies with all material and construction specifications contained in City codes and other applicable State and Federal laws.

e.

Reclaimed Water Irrigation System. A system designed for the use of reclaimed water for the irrigation of vegetation that complies with all material, construction and water use specifications contained in City codes and other applicable State and Federal laws.

f.

Reclaimed Water System. A system of pipes and related facilities designed and used for the transmission of reclaimed water within buildings and structures, including lateral supply pipelines, that complies with all material and construction specifications contained in City codes and other applicable State and Federal laws.

g.

Reclaimed Water Use Area. An area or areas designated by the Water Department and the Department of Public Works pursuant to this Article where reclaimed water is or will be available for use.

h.

Reclaimed Water Use Area Map. The most recently updated map, including designated reclaimed water use areas, prepared by the Water Department and the Department of Public Works and adopted by the Chief Administrative Officer and the Public Utilities Commission.

i.

Nonpotable and Reclaimed Water Use Master Plan. A comprehensive plan prepared by the Water Department and the Department of Public Works for the use of nonpotable and reclaimed water in the City and County of San Francisco and, if feasible, beyond the boundaries of the City.

j.

Reclaimed Water. Water which, as a result of the treatment of wastewater, is suitable for a direct beneficial use.

History

(Added by Ord. 390-91, App. 11/7/91 and Ord. 391-91, App. 11/7/91)

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