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16.60.010 Definitions.

 
(Amended by Ordinance No. 180671, effective January 12, 2007.)  As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall be defined as provided in this section:
 
A.  “B5 Fuel” means a fuel mixture consisting of 5% Biodiesel and 95% Diesel Fuel.
 
B.  “B10 Fuel” means a fuel mixture consisting of 10% Biodiesel and 90% Diesel Fuel.
 
C.  “B20 Fuel” means a fuel mixture consisting of 20% Biodiesel and 80% Diesel Fuel.
 
D.  “Biodiesel blend stock” means 100% biodiesel fuel utilized for the purpose of blending with diesel fuel.
 
E.  “Biodiesel fuel” means the monoalkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from plant or animal matter that meet the registration requirements for fuels and fuel additives established by the federal Environmental Protection Agency and standards established by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM).
 
F.  “Biofuel” means any fuel that is derived from plant or animal matter that meets the registration requirements for fuels and fuel additives established by the federal Environmental Protection Agency and standards established by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) as determined by the Director of the Bureau of Development Services under Section 16.60.020.D.  For the purposes of this Chapter, Biofuel shall include Biodiesel and Ethanol.
 
G.  “Diesel” means petroleum based liquid that is suitable for use as a fuel in diesel powered vehicles.
 
H.   “E10” means a fuel mixture of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline.
 
I.  “Ethanol” means ethyl alcohol, a flammable liquid used or sold for the purpose of blending or mixing with gasoline.
 
J.  “Feedstock” means the plant or animal matter from which a biofuel is derived.
 
K.  “Fuel” means all gasoline or diesel sold within the City of Portland for the purpose of operating motor vehicles on public roadways.
 
L.  “Fuel distributor” means a person that causes the transportation or storage of fuel at any point between a refinery or importer’s facility and any retail outlet or wholesale purchaser-consumer within the City of Portland.
 
M.  “Gasoline” means any fuel sold for use in spark ignition engines.
 
N.   “Motor Vehicle” means every inanimate vehicle which is self-propelled.  For the purposes of this Chapter, the definition of motor vehicle shall not include aircraft, watercraft, or locomotives.
 
O.  “Nonretail dealer” means any person who owns, operates, controls or supervises an establishment at which motor vehicles fuel is dispensed through a car or key-activated fuel dispensing device to nonretail customers.
 
P.   “Reseller” means a person who purchases fuel and resells or transfers it to a retailer or wholesale purchaser-consumer within the City of Portland.
 
Q.   “Retail outlet” means any establishment within the City of Portland at which fuel is sold or offered for sale to the ultimate consumer for use in motor vehicles.
 
R.   “Retailer” means any person who owns, leases, operates, controls or supervises a retail outlet within the City of Portland.
 
S.  “Wholesale purchaser-consumer” means any organization within the City of Portland that is an ultimate consumer of fuel, and which purchases or obtains diesel or gasoline from a fuel distributor or reseller for use in motor vehicles, and receives delivery of that product into a storage tank or directly into a vehicle’s tank.